Communications & External Relations
The Office of Communications and External Relations is a team of media and communication strategists, designers, writers, programmers and project coordinators who share the stories of innovation at Houston Methodist with the world.
Media Relations & Communications
A variety of communications share our stories internally and externally. The office produces the award winning Methodology newsletter and a variety of other publications. We have a dedicated Public Relations manager for research, education, and innovation press releases and news stories. Contact us for more information.
- Media Relations - Gale Smith, 281.627.0439
- Research Communications - Patricia Akinfenwa, PhD
- Education Communications - Trey Ellington
Our team has a faculty liaison service to ensure that the communications and collaboration needs of our faculty are addressed as a top priority. Key services include one-on-one help with faculty and Scholars profiles, lab and department websites, and access to information about facilities, funding opportunities, and expertise resources. For more information,
Digital Communications & Creative Services
We offer creative project coordination and development for health professionals.
- Websites & streaming video
- Communications applications
- Brochures & print material
- Graphic Design
- Digital posters
- Booths & promotional items
- Brand Guidelines
Event & Tours
Our events team plans professional conferences and events, and provides communication plans for these events. For more information, visit our events calendar, sign up for our weekly events email, or contact email@example.com.