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Welcome to the UMB online News Room

This section of the University of Maryland, Baltimore website serves as a resource to those people interested in learning about issues, research, news, activities, faculty and staff experts, and other items related to the university.

If you would like to schedule an interview with one of UMB’s administrators or faculty experts, or would like to request any information you were unable to locate on this site, please send your request via phone or email to a member of the UMB communications team. The communications department is staffed Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Eastern Time). For queries that arise before of after hours, you may call our cell phones, or reach campus police in an emergency.

Additionally, please feel free to visit the online news/media center often as new information and resources may be uploaded frequently.

Media Contacts:


Alex Likowski

Director of Media Relations

(410) 706-3801 (ofc)  (410) 292-3925 (cell)




Karen A. Robinson

Asst. Director of Media Relations

Beat: School of Dentistry and School of Pharmacy

(410) 706-0023 (ofc)  (410) 388-0691 (cell)


Patricia Fanning

Sr. Media Relations Specialist

Beat: School of Nursing and School of Social Work

(410) 706-7946 (ofc)  (443) 615-5811 (cell)



Jill R. Yesko

Sr. Media Relations Specialist

Beat: School of Law

(410) 706-3803 (ofc)  (443) 615-5810 (cell)