General Contact Information

  • Media Relations Phone: 410-955-6070
  • Media Relations Email: JHMedia@jhmi.edu
  • After Hours & Holidays: 410-955-6070.
    If you are a journalist working on a tight deadline or if this is an afterhours, urgent request, you can call this number and ask the operator to page the media relations representative on-call.

Journalists should always work with our team first to coordinate interviews. Each team member represents several departments or specialties of medicine and is available to respond to media inquiries or interview requests in a timely manner. If you are a journalist and unsure which specialty would be most appropriate for your request, please send an inquiry to JHMedia@jhmi.edu. Thank you.

To review our protocol on providing patient condition updates please reference this page.

Media Relations, Public Relations and Corporate Communications Team

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Gary Stephenson

office: 202-660-6707
cell: 443-324-6726

Gary M. Stephenson, former director of media relations for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., has rejoined Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) as director of public relations for Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital, both members of JHM.

In this role, Stephenson facilitates print, broadcast and online media coverage of Sibley and Suburban news and will help journalists tap the expertise of their respective scientific and medical experts as well as direct the other public relations activities of the two hospitals.

Before joining St. Jude, Stephenson was director of media relations and public affairs for Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, MD. At Hopkins, Stephenson was the chief spokesperson for the institution and responsible for strategic media relations planning and implementation, including corporate communications, executive leadership communications and crisis communications.

Prior to joining Hopkins in 1996, Stephenson was senior associate director of media relations and public affairs for the University of Maryland, College Park, the flagship university of the Maryland University System.

Beats Covered

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Suburban Hospital