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Office of Media Relations, Rutgers–New Brunswick

Alexander Johnston Hall
101 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, N.J. 08901-1281
848-932-7084
Fax: 732-932-8412 or 732-932-7869

Greg Trevor
Senior Director of Media Relations, Executive Editor of Rutgers Today
Primary areas: governing boards, budget, risk communication, facilities and capital planning, government relations, Rutgers Foundation
848-932-0558 (office); 732-406-7600 (cell)
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E. J. Miranda
Director of Media Relations
Primary areas: academic/student affairs, administrative affairs, business services, purchasing, recycling, public safety, public health, Rutgers Environmental Health and Safety (REHS), compliance, Board of Governors and Trustees, government relations, facilities and capital planning
848-932-0553 (office); 732-789-5419 (cell)
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Jeffrey Tolvin
Director of Media Relations
Primary areas: liaison to Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences chancellor’s office; Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Rutgers School of Nursing. Crisis/emergency/adverse weather/risk communications planning/ supervision/execution.
973-972-4501 (office); 908-229-3475 (cell)
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Carl Blesch
Science Communicator
Primary areas: Physical sciences and engineering (School of Engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics and astronomy, chemistry and chemical biology, molecular biology and biochemistry), Graduate School-New Brunswick.
Research Centers and Institutes: Center for Advanced Information Processing, Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI), Wireless Information Network Laboratory (WINLAB). Also: Asian American Cultural Center, liaison to Office of Research and Economic Development.
848-932-0550 (office); 908-875-4137 (cell); 908-306-0784 (home)
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Ken Branson
Public Relations Specialist
Primary areas: Social sciences (sociology; psychology; exercise science, cultural/social anthropology); nutrition/obesity, physical sciences (geography, earth and planetary sciences), women in science, history, philosophy and American studies.
Schools: School of Communication & Information (including journalism and media studies; communication), Research Centers and Institutes: Biotechnology Center for Agriculture and the Environment, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS); Rutgers University Libraries; Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science.
848-932-0580 (office); 908-797-2590 (cell)
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Rob Forman
Chief of News Services
Primary areas: Biomedical research and clinical practices at medical schools and schools of dental medicine, nursing, public health and health related professions, including New Jersey Medical School’s Public Health Research Institute, Center for Emerging Pathogens and Center for Immunology and Inflammation.
973-972-7276 (office); 201-341-9316 (cell)
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Robin Lally
Science Communicator
Primary areas: Life sciences and evolutionary anthropology (genetics, cell biology and neuroscience).
Schools: Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and College of Nursing.
Research Centers and Institutes: Human Genetics Institute, Cell and DNA Repository (RUCDR), Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM), Protein Data Banks/RCSB, New Jersey Center for Biomaterials, Waksman Institute for Microbiology, Biosafety, Susan Lehman Cullman Laboratory for Cancer Research, W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience, Rutgers Stem Cell Research Center
848-932-0557 (office); 973-270-3706 (cell); 973-607-1609 (home)
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Steve Manas
Public Relations Specialist
Primary areas: Public policy, political science. Schools: Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, School of Social Work. Centers and Institutes: Eagleton Institute of Politics; Heldrich Center for Workforce Development; Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research; Center for State Health Policy; Voorhees Transportation Center; Center for Urban Policy Research; Center for Behavioral Health Services and Criminal Justice Research; Center for Government Services. School of Arts and Sciences departments: political science, economics. Continuous Education (Summer Session, Winter Session, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute/OLLI-RU). Business services (recycling, purchasing).
848-932-0559 (office); 732-247-5688 (home) 732-991-7397 (cell)
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Patti Verbanas
Principal Public Relations Specialist
Primary areas: RBHS social media, allied health, behavioral health, children with special needs, public health, nutrition
Schools/Units: University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), UBHC Call Center Helplines (Cop2Cop, NJVet2Vet, Vets4Warriors, NJ Hopeline, Mom2Mom), School of Health Related Professions, School of Public Health, School of Dental Medicine, New Jersey Poison Control, Zimmerli Art Museum
973-972-7273 (office)
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Carla Cantor
Managing Editor, Rutgers Today
Assistant Director, Editorial Services
848-932-0555 (office)
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Karen Ayres Smith
Assistant Director, New and Emerging Media
Primary areas: video, multimedia, social media.
848-932-0552 (office)
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Andrea Alexander
Assistant Managing Editor - Features, Rutgers Today
848-932-0556 (office)
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Office of Communications and Public Affairs, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
335 George Street
Liberty Plaza, Suite 2300
New Brunswick, N.J. 08901

Patricia M. Hansen
Director of Communications and Public Affairs
732-235-6307 (office); 732-331-2026 (cell) 732-235-9570 (fax)
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Jennifer Forbes
Manager, Public Relations
732-235-6356 (office); 732-788-8301 (cell)
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Beth-Ann Kerber
Manager, Marketing
732-235-9680 (office); 732-513-1464 (cell)
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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
195 Little Albany Street
New Brunswick, N.J. 08903

Candace Botnick
Director of Communications and Public Affairs
732-235-9871 (office); 732-690-1384 (cell)
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Michele Fisher
Media Relations Specialist
Primary Areas: Cancer research, treatment, prevention, education; cancer clinical trials
732-235-9872 (office); 732-284-0248 (cell)
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Debbie Vogel
Interactive Marketing Specialist
732-235-9891 (office)
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Office of Communications, Rutgers–Camden

303 Cooper Street, Third Floor
Camden, NJ 08102-1406
856-225-6026
Fax: 856-225-6213

Michael Sepanic
Associate Chancellor for External Relations
Primary areas: crisis communication, institutional initiatives, general inquiries
856-225-6026 (office); 609-417-3856 (cell)
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Cathy K. Donovan
Director of Law School Communications
Primary areas: law
856-225-6627 (office); 856-979-6391 (cell)
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Edward Moorhouse
Editorial/Media Specialist
Primary areas:  business, science, nursing
856-225-6759 (office)
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Thomas McLaughlin
Editorial/Media Specialist
Primary areas:  arts, humanities, social sciences
856-225-6545 (office)
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Office of Communications, Rutgers–Newark

249 University Avenue
Blumenthal Hall, Room 210
Newark, NJ 07102
973-353-5262
Fax: 973-353-1050

Helen S. Paxton
Director of Communications
Primary areas: campus/university news, science, Office of the Chancellor.
973-353-5262 (office); 973-783-0309 (home)
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Carla Capizzi
Senior Public Relations Specialist
Primary areas: admissions, student affairs, arts/humanities, Dana Library, sciences, social sciences, criminal justice, urban studies and public administration
973-353-5262 (office); 201/398-1055 (home)
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Ferlanda Fox Nixon
Public Relations Specialist
Primary areas: criminal justice, public affairs, public administration
973-353-5262 (office)
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Office of Research and Economic Development

Edward Tate
Director of Communications
848-445-3153 (office); 267-934-3475 (cell)
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Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick

Daniel Stoll
Associate Director of Communications & Marketing
973-353-5879 (office)
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School of Law, Newark

Janet Donohue
Director of Communications
973-353-5553 (office); 973-868-0033 (cell)
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Office of Communications
Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
57 US Highway 1
Administrative Services Building 2
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8554  

Mike Green
Director
848-932-4201
732-932-4545 (fax)
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Paula Walcott-Quintin
Senior Writer-Editor
848-932-4204
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Graduate School of Education - New Brunswick

Jennifer St.Pierre
Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications
848-932-0619 (office)
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Jamie Cann
Public Relations Specialist
848-932-0865 (office)
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Mason Gross School of the Arts

Laurie Granieri
Director of Communications
848-932-5239
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School of Communication & Information

Diane M. Gomez
Director, Marketing and Communications
848-932-7078
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