News Media Contacts

Contacts by Location


MedStar Health, Columbia, MD (system headquarters)

Marianne Worley
Assistant Vice President of Public Relations and Communications
202-531-1508 (cell)
[email protected]

Brendan McNamara
Public Relations and Communications Manager
571-314-2942 (cell)
[email protected]


MedStar Health—Baltimore Region

(MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital)

Debra Schindler
Regional Director, Media and Public Relations, MedStar Health Baltimore
410-274-1260 (cell)
[email protected]


MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Lisa C. Clough, MS Ed.
Director of Media Relations
703-558-1287 (office)
[email protected]

On-Call Pager: 202-405-2817
(after hours/weekends/holidays)


MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

Bob Searson
Marketing and Communication Project Manager 
[email protected]


MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

Tonja Paylor
Director, Marketing and Communications
[email protected]


MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

Cheryl Richardson
Director of Marketing
[email protected]


MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital

Holly Meyer
Director, Public Relations and Marketing
[email protected]


MedStar Health Home Care

Carrie Koenig
Vice President, Patient Experience and Communication
[email protected]


MedStar Washington Hospital Center

(Including MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute)

So Young Pak
Director, Media Relations
202-877-2748 (office)
202-877-5338 (fax)
202-801-0901 (pager)
[email protected]

After hours, URGENT media matters are handled 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Pager: 202-801-0862