Strategic Communications

The Strategic Communications (SC) division of JHM Marketing and Communications provides broad communications and editorial support to the Johns Hopkins Medicine Community. The division’s primary areas of focus include:

Public Relations, Media Relations and Corporate Communications

The Johns Hopkins Medicine Division of Public Relations, Media Relations and Corporate Communications provides round-the-clock services and products for print, online and electronic media and is the official JHM institutional, faculty and staff link to news media.

The Media Relations staff is available to respond to journalists' inquiries and requests. In addition to providing news releases and tip sheets, we also provide:

  • Photographs and digital images
  • Interview scheduling
  • Studio for on-site radio taping or remote interviewing
  • Background information on research and faculty

Broadcast Services

Health NewsFeed

Health NewsFeed, a daily radio news service offering one-minute "packages" of Hopkins-vetted medical information to millions of listeners via satellite and the Web, is also produced and distributed by the Media Relations team.


Johns Hopkins Medicine is pleased to announce its new health podcast, a lively discussion of the week’s medical news and how it may affect you. This seven to ten-minute free program features Rick Lange, M.D., chief of clinical cardiology, and Elizabeth Tracey, director of the Hopkins Health NewsFeed, a radio news service program.

RSS Service: Johns Hopkins Medicine Press Releases

Johns Hopkins Medicine science and medical news is now available through an RSS service, free of charge.

Studio Services

Through the relevant media representative, Johns Hopkins experts can be interviewed at a local satellite-capable video studio for live or live-to-tape television interviews. The studio is available 24/7. Please contact your media representative to make the arrangements.

Subscribe to our Listserv

Many of our news releases are distributed under embargo. Only journalists and working freelance writers are eligible to subscribe. To enroll in our direct e-mail news service, e-mail [email protected]. Please include your name, email address and media organization you work for.

Institutional Internal Communications

The Institutional Internal Communications team plans and executes strategic internal communications projects that support Johns Hopkins Medicine and its mission, vision, Strategic Plan, leadership, and ongoing campaigns and initiatives through a variety of strategies and communications vehicles, including: Johns Hopkins Medicine Intranet, Inside Hopkins daily e-newsletter, Inside Hopkins printed newsletter, Hopkins Happenings social platform, Leadership letters, coordination of town meetings, broadcast emails, digital messaging screens, videos, etc.


Marian Callaway, Director of Strategic Communications
[email protected]

Editorial Services

Editorial Services has experienced staff writing, editing and proofreading a variety of publications and materials for both print and Web, including institutional and external newsletters, magazines and annual reports. Read  a description and our online publications. Together, they offer a cross-section of the research issues, medical advances and personalities that define the Hopkins medical community. Additionally, many of these articles are pulled together, along with videos and podcasts, on a Web news page, Hopkins Medicine Today. 

Identity Management and Graphic Design (IMGD)

IMGD designs and provides graphics for internal and external JHM publications, web documents, all print products, and signage and communication materials displayed within the institution and sent to the outside world.


Max Boam, Director
[email protected]