Press Room

Welcome to the Weill Cornell Medicine press room. Whether you are a journalist, faculty, staff or student, this is where you can learn about Weill Cornell Medicine policies and procedures, how to connect with our experts, read the latest news about our institution, and reach media relations staff who can assist in your search for information.

The Weill Cornell Medicine media relations team oversees and facilitates all media requests and interviews involving the institution’s faculty and administration. Each media team member manages specific service areas (i.e., “beats”) and helps journalists identify experts and other resources within our core missions of patient care, research and education. For our faculty, the media team is a resource to help publicize their work (e.g., peer-reviewed journal articles, medical meeting presentations, patient testimonials) and manage media inquiries.

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Information for Journalists

Connect with Weill Cornell Medicine experts and understand campus policies and procedures.

Information for Faculty, Staff & Students

Learn how the media team supports faculty, departmental and student activities.

Weill Cornell Medicine Fact Sheet

View facts and figures about Weill Cornell Medicine’s patient care, research and education.

Media Relations Contacts

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Sarah Smith
Director, Media Relations and Social Media
Phone: 646-962-9537
Beats: Leadership, Issues Management, Geriatrics
Jen Gundersen, Manager of Media Relations
Jen Gundersen
Assistant Director of Media Relations
Phone: 646-962-9497
Beats: Leadership, Issues Management, Computational Biomedicine, Genetic Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Medical Ethics
Krystle Lopez, Media Associate
Krystle Lopez
Media Associate
Phone: 646-962-9516
Beats: Internal Medicine, Metabolic/Endocrinology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry/Behavioral Health, Rehab Medicine, Sleep
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Barbara Prempeh
Media Associate
Phone: 646-962-9480
Beats: Dermatology, GI, Neurology, Neuroscience, Population Health Sciences, Radiology, Urology
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Eliza Powell
Media Associate
Phone: 646-962-9499
Beats: Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Precision Medicine, Women’s Health

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