Welcome to the CHOC Children’s Press Room, a resource for members of the media. Our goal is to make accessing CHOC’s facilities and expert medical staff as easy and efficient as possible. The Public Relations staff is available to assist local, regional and national news media in locating an expert spokesperson, obtaining information on a news item or answering questions about a news release or event.
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The public relations department at CHOC Children’s is available to assist the media 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Members of the news media wishing to contact or interview a physician, patient and family members, and/or staff at CHOC, should contact one of the news representatives listed below during normal business hours (9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) After hours, on weekends and during holidays, media should call the hospital’s operator at 714-997-3000 and ask for the on-call public relations representative.
Denise Almazan, director, public relations
Andrea Hanigan, senior public relations specialist
Kathleen Gormley, public relations specialist