Media Contacts

Contacts by location

MedStar Health, Columbia, MD (system headquarters)

Marianne Worley
Assistant Vice President of Public Relations and Communications
410-772-6661
202-531-1508 (cell)
marianne.worley@medstar.net

Brendan McNamara
Public Relations and Communications Manager
410-772-6557
571-314-2942 (cell)
brendan.t.mcnamara@medstar.net

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)
debra.schindler@medstar.net

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Lisa C. Clough, MS Ed.
Director of Media Relations
571-400-1257 (Mobile)
lisa.c.clough@medstar.net

Matt Holzapfel
Communications Media Specialist
571-302-6476 (Mobile)
matthew.m.holzapfel@medstar.net

MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

Bob Searson
Marketing and Communication Project Manager 
202-877-1783
robert.m.searson@medstar.net

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

Tonja Paylor
Director, Marketing and Communications
301-774-8774
tonja.g.paylor@medstar.net

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

Cheryl Richardson
Director of Marketing
301-877-5556
cheryl.richardson@medstar.net

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital

Holly Meyer
Director, Public Relations, Marketing, and Philanthropy
301-475-6010
holly.b.meyer@medstar.net

MedStar Washington Hospital Center (Including MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute)

So Young Pak
Director, Media Relations
202-877-2748
202-801-0901 (pager)
soyoung.pak@medstar.net

After hours, URGENT media matters are handled 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please call the on-call pager at 202-801-0862.

 

MedStar Washington Hospital Center, located at 110 Irving Street, NW, is bordered by Michigan Avenue, NW, Irving Street NW, and First Street, NW. Media crews must get clearance before arriving on our campus. Parking is usually available near the hospital’s main entrance. If not, the Media Relations team will guide you where to park. The area outside the main entrance provides a nice backdrop for stand-ups and live shots right in front of the marquee sign — MedStar Washington Hospital Center — which is directly across from the Washington Cancer Institute entrance. We’d also request that journalists do their level best not to identify patients or visitors leaving and arriving at the main entrance (limit close-ups, faces, when possible). Our patients and their family members deserve their privacy and the hospital is on private property.

MedStar Health Home Care

Carrie Koenig
Vice President, Patient Experience and Communication
410-540-4634
carrie.koenig@medstar.net

MedStar Institute for Innovation

Mandy Dorn
Program Director, MI2
202-451-6833
mandy.dorn@medstar.net

MedStar Health Research Institute

Allison Kapson
Assistant Vice President, Research Communications, Marketing & Public Relations
443-873-4689 (mobile)
allison.c.kapson@medstar.net