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Contact Communications and Marketing

For more information or assistance, contact a staff person below.

After hours, news and media relations employees are on call to assist with breaking news. Call the switchboard at (601) 984-1000 and press "0" for an operator who will connect you with the employee on call.

News and media inquiries

  • Ruth Cummins, Assistant Director of Media Relations
    (601) 984-1104

Members of the professional news media who need assistance covering Medical Center activities should contact the office at (601) 984-1100. All media who visit the campus must be accompanied by an escort from the Office of Communications and Marketing.


  • Tom Fortner, Chief Institutional Advancement Officer
    (601) 984-1100
  • Marc Rolph, Executive Director of Communications
    (601) 815-5133
  • Kristin Gorney, Director of Marketing
    (601) 815-3626
  • John Matlock, Director of Communications Support Services
    (601) 984-2158