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University Communications (UC), a division of the UC San Diego Chancellor’s Office, is a one-stop strategic communications resource composed of three service units: Public Relations, Strategy, and Marketing. Primary points of contact are listed below. If you’re unsure whom to talk with, complete the contact form. If you’re a journalist and you need to contact a public information officer about a specific topic, please see the Media Contacts page.

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University Communications

Anne Buckley
Chief Communications and Marketing Officer

858-534-7572

Jessica Boegel Brown
Senior Director of Executive Communications

858-761-4790

Cheryl P. Robinson, APR
Senior Director, Special Communications Initiatives

757-636-3954

Daniel Rothbauer
Business Manager

858-822-7824

Caitlyn Woroniak
Executive Assistant to the Chief Communications & Marketing Officer

858-761-2587

Creative and Digital Strategy

Matt Hale
Executive Director, Communications Strategy

858-534-7279

Malinda Danziger
Editor-in-Chief, UC San Diego Magazine

858-534-9468

Jessica Hutchinson
Director of Digital Strategy

858-822-1523

Eric Neri
Managing Video Producer

858-534-1806

Jessica Scherer
Creative Director

858-534-0358

Heidi Yuen
Director of Operations and Editorial

858-534-4756

Kate Shanks
Administrative Coordinator, Contact for Photo Scheduling

858-822-2172

Public Relations

Matt Nagel
Senior Executive Director, Public Relations

858-761-4410

Laura Margoni
Executive Director, Internal Communications

858-822-2485

Kellie Woodhouse
Executive Director, Research Communications

858-534-1842

Mario Aguilera
Communications Director, Biological Sciences

858-822-5148

Christine Clark
Director of Communications, Rady School of Management & School of Global Policy and Strategy

858-534-7618

Michelle Franklin
Communications Director, Physical Sciences

858-246-5695

Yadira Galindo
Director of Communications, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Sciences

619-379-3977

Jade Griffin
Director of Public Relations, Advancement

858-761-5456

Stephanie Healey
Director of Communications, School of Medicine

858-761-8253

Janet Howard
Director, Content Strategy

858-822-2986

Erika Johnson
Communications Director, Arts & Humanities

619-578-3023

Daniel Kane
Communications Director, Jacobs School of Engineering

858-534-3262

Inga Kiderra
Communications Director, Social Sciences

858-822-0661

Monica May
Assistant Director of Communications, School of Pharmacy

858-740-1057

Sapna Parikh
Director of Visual Storytelling and Hosted Content

858-534-3120

Leslie Sepuka
Associate Communications Director, Resource Management & Planning, CFO Office

858-822-5309

Mandy Sullivan
Director of Social Media Strategy

858-260-8717

Lauren Wood
Communications Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

858-534-3626

General Information

858-534-3120

Marketing

Erin Shepler
Executive Director, Marketing

858-822-4414

Jeff Grantham
Senior Director, Marketing

858-353-9754

Diane Distefano
Associate Director, Marketing

858-534-9459

Kalia Dieson
Marketing Manager

858-334-8123

Justine Hall
Marketing Manager, Brand

619-794-7389