Our public affairs office can help journalists identify experts and arrange interviews or photos. We can also provide background information or help you develop story ideas about the latest advances in autism research and treatment.

UC Davis MIND Institute has experts in neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, Down syndrome, and fragile X syndrome.

To find an expert contact the MIND Institute's public information officer ».

Arrange an interview or photo shoot

To arrange an interview or photo shoot, please contact the MIND Institute's public information officer ». Advance notice is appreciated, and allows us time to obtain media consents from patients where appropriate. To ensure patient confidentiality and privacy, a public affairs staff person is required to accompany reporters, photographers and film crews during their time at the MIND Institute.

To receive UC Davis MIND Institute news releases via e-mail, send your name, title, the name of your media outlet and your e-mail address to public.affairs@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu. Please type "ADD ME TO THE MIND INSTITUTES NEWS RELEASE LIST" in the subject field.

UC Davis Health System's Senior Public Information Officer
Phyllis Brown
916-734-9023
pkbrown@ucdavis.edu

UC Davis Health System's news service specialist
Susan Mar
916-734-9111
sgmar@ucdavis.edu

After-hours assistance

For help with breaking news after hours, contact the UC Davis Health System operator at 916-734-2011 and ask for the public information officer on call. A public information officer is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.