We work closely with colleagues across the College to ensure that the Faculty of Medicine story is represented professionally on web, social and multimedia channels in a distinctive, relevant, consistent, inspiring and engaging manner.

Our responsibilities include:

  • the management, governance and ongoing enhancement of the Faculty’s online presence
  • providing advice, training and support on internal and external communications and marketing activities
  • empowering the Medicine community to create effective and compelling digital content

Faculty of Medicine communications and web team

  • Desmond Samuel

    Desmond Samuel

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    Desmond Samuel Head of Digital Communications Services

    +44 (0)20 7594 9076

    For enquiries regarding

    • faculty web officer input
    • digital training and support services
    • project management
    • marketing and communications
    • analytics and digital strategy
    • the team

    Location

    Faculty of Medicine Centre
    2nd floor
    Faculty Building
    South Kensington Campus

  • Al McCartney

    Al McCartney

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    Al McCartney Communications Manager

    +44 (0)20 7594 2961

    For enquiries regarding

    • communicating about or to the Faculty of Medicine
    • news stories and blogs
    • internal communications
    • branding and visual identity
    • social media
    • video production
    • general communications advice and guidance

    Location

    Faculty of Medicine Centre
    2nd floor
    Faculty Building
    South Kensington Campus

  • Sarah Thomas

    Sarah Thomas

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    Sarah Thomas Digital Services Officer

    For enquiries regarding

    • Support and skills training
    • New websites
    • Website updates
    • SharePoint, WordPress

    Location

    Faculty of Medicine Centre
    2nd floor
    Faculty Building
    South Kensington Campus

  • Elinor Pegler

    Elinor Pegler

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    Elinor Pegler Digital Communications Officer

    For enquiries regarding

    • internal communications and newsletters
    • social media
    • news stories and blogs
    • general advice and guidance on digital communications

    Location

    Faculty of Medicine Centre
    2nd floor
    Faculty Building
    South Kensington Campus

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Departmental communications and web contacts

If you have an enquiry specifically related to one of the Departments within the Faculty, please contact the relevant departmental communications officer below:

Departmental communications and web contacts

  • Dr Justine Alford

    Justine Alford

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    Dr Justine Alford Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Manager

    +44 (0)20 7594 1484

    For enquiries regarding

    • Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI), Centre for Health Policy, Patient Safety Translational Research Centre, and Centre for African Research & Engagement websites
    • media enquiries for IGHI and its research centres
    • social media and news stories for IGHI and its centres
    • contributing to IGHI blog
    • IGHI newsletter

    Location

    Institute of Global Health Innovation
    10th Floor
    Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing
    St Mary's Campus

  • Benjie Coleman

    Benjie Coleman

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    Benjie Coleman Communications and Website Co-ordinator

    +44 (0)20 7594 0964

    For enquiries regarding

    • the Department of Surgery and Cancer and Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction websites
    • Surgery and Cancer or Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction news
    • department   newsletters and social media
    • setting up and updating PWPs

    Location

    Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing
    St Mary's Campus

    MORE INFORMATION

    Surgery and Cancer Communications and web
    Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction Communications and web

  • Ellyw Evans

    Ellyw Evans

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    Ellyw Evans Communications and Marketing Manager (Maternity cover)

    +44 (0)20 7594 9837

    For enquiries regarding

    • the NHLI website
    • reporting or promoting any news or events from NHLI
    • contributing to the newsletter and social media
    • setting up and updating professional web pages

    Location

    B183, Basement,
    Guy Scadding Building,
    Royal Brompton Campus

    MORE INFORMATION

    NHLI Communications and web

  • Helen Johnson

    Helen Johnson

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    Helen Johnson Communications and Marketing Manager (On maternity leave)

    +44 (0)20 7594 6843

    For enquiries regarding

    • the NHLI website
    • reporting or promoting any news or events from NHLI
    • contributing to the NHLI blog, newsletter and social media
    • setting up and updating professional web pages

    Location

    2nd floor
    Sir Alexander Fleming Building
    South Kensington Campus

    MORE INFORMATION

    NHLI Communications and web

  • Meesha Patel

    Meesha Patel IGHI Communications Officer

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    Meesha Patel Communications and Events Officer

    For enquiries regarding

    • media enquiries for IGHI
    • social media and news stories for IGHI and its centres
    • IGHI events
    • IGHI newsletter

    Location

    Institute of Global Health Innovation
    10th Floor
    Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing
    St Mary's Campus

  • Dorrit Pollard-Davey

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    Dorrit Pollard-Davey Communications and Campaigns Manager

    +44 (0)20 7594 7703

    For enquiries regarding

    • School of Medicine webpages
    • news and events items regarding the undergraduate MBBS or BMS programmes
    • School of Medicine branding and visual identity
    • other Undergraduate Medicine internal or external communications enquiries

    Location

    Faculty Education Office
    School of Medicine
    Reynolds Building
    Charing Cross Campus

    MORE INFORMATION

    School of Medicine Undergraduate webpages

  • Jack Stewart

    Jack Stewart

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    Jack Stewart Communications and Website Coordinator

    +44 (0)20 7594 2664

    For enquiries regarding

    • the School of Public Health (SPH) website
    • reporting or promoting news or events from the SPH
    • the SPH newsletter and social media
    • setting up and updating professional web pages
    • creation of promotional materials

    Location

    169, first floor
    Medical School Building
    St Mary's Campus

    MORE INFORMATION

    SPH Newsletter

  • Geneviève Timmins

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    Geneviève Timmins Communications Manager

    +44 (0)20 7594 3278

    For enquiries regarding

    • Websites for the Department of Brain Sciences, Department of Immunology and Inflammation and Department of Infectious Disease
    • promoting an event or news item in these departments
    • updating or setting up your Professional Web Page (PWP)
    • contributing to the Department staff blogs or Twitter

    Location

    2N6
    Commonwealth Building
    Hammersmith Campus

Research News and Media (Press Office)

  • Ryan O'Hare

    Ryan O'Hare headshot

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    Ryan O'Hare Senior Media Officer (Medicine)

    +44 (0)20 7594 2410

    What I can help with

    • Communicating research from the Faculty of Medicine
    • Connecting medicine researchers with the media

    Location

    Room 103 Mezzanine, RCS1 Building, South Kensington Campus

  • Emily Head

    Emily Head

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    Emily Head Media Manager (Medicine)

    +44 20 7594 6900

    What I can help with

    • Communicating research from the Faculty of Medicine
    • Connecting medicine researchers with the media

    Location

    Room 103 Mezzanine, RCS1 Building, South Kensington Campus