Media Contacts

Henry Ford Health media team members

David Olejarz - Manager, Media Relations
[email protected]
(313) 874-4094 (office)

  • Allergy: allergies and asthma
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases: influenza, MRSA, HIV/AIDS, meningitis, infections in travelers
  • Information Technology: electronic medical records (EMRs), wireless technology, evisits, ePrescribing and electronic picture archiving and communication, Epic
  • Privacy and Security
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: asthma, lung cancer, interventional bronchology, COPD, emphysema
  • Radiology
  • Trauma

Synthia Bryant - News Producer
[email protected]
(313) 874-4036 (office)

  • Behavioral Health: depression, anxiety, parenting issues, alcoholism, addictions
  • Community Care Services (Home Care, SandCastles)
  • Geriatrics
  • Hospice
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Transplant: heart, lung, pancreas, kidney, liver, heart-lung, intestinal, bone marrow
  • Women’s Health: menopause, fertility

Jeff Adkins - Senior Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
(586) 307-2027 (mobile)

  • Cancer: prevention, diagnosis, treatment of all cancers including breast, bladder, head and neck, lymphoma and soft tissue sarcoma.
  • Cardiology: preventive, interventional, electrophysiology, general, heart failure, vascular surgery and research; structural heart
  • Endocrinology: diabetes, hormone disorders, thyroid problems, metabolic syndrome
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Nursing
  • Ophthalmolgy
  • Pediatrics: children's health issues including autism, asthma, obesity, ear infections
  • Pathology
  • Rheumatology: arthritis, gout, lupus and other disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments.
  • Vattikuti Urology Institute: prostate cancer, robotic technology, pediatric urology, bladder cancer, incontinence, male infertility, prostate cancer options, urological kidney and testicular cancer

Kim North Shine – Senior Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
(313) 549-4995

  • Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine: wellness, prevention, integrative medicine
  • Community-based Initiatives
  • Henry Ford Innovation Institute

Sal Giacona – Senior Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
(313) 421-9108

  • Ear, Nose, Throat: nose and sinus disorders, snoring, voice and swallowing disorders, balance and hearing issues
  • Sports Medicine and Orthopedics

Dana Jay – Senior Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
(847) 530-0320

  • Primary Care

Media Relations Group
[email protected]

  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Gastroenterology: GERD/acid reflux, IBD/IBS, colonoscopy, digestive diseases, liver disease
  • General Surgery
  • Weight loss: medical weight loss, weight loss groups, bariatrics

Not sure? Just send your request to our general Media Relations group and someone will respond.

Kingswood Hospital

Synthia Bryant
[email protected]
(313) 874-4036 (office)

Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals

Suzanne Schut
[email protected]
(586) 263-2893 (office)

David Olejarz
[email protected]

(313) 874-4094 (office)

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Hannan Deep
[email protected] (734) 341-9225 (mobile)

Henry Ford Allegiance Health

Vicky Lorencen – Communications Specialist
[email protected]
(517) 205-4945 (office)
(517) 262-8917 (mobile)

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

Rebecca Blanken
[email protected] (313) 732-1007



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