Media Contacts

Henry Ford Health System media team members

Brenda D. Craig - Director, Media Relations (313) 876-8709 (office)
(313) 283-8331 (mobile)

  • Corporate Administration: executive interviews, health care industry, philanthropy, diversity, HR, finance, government affairs, community relations
  • Henry Ford Medical Group, Henry Ford Physician Network
  • Henry Ford Innovation Institute & Henry Ford Innovations
  • Neurology: epilepsy; stroke, ALS, Alzheimer's disease, neurogenerational research, movement disorders, dementia, multiple sclerosis
  • Neurosurgery: brain tumors, spinal disorders, elderspine program, epilepsy surgery, Parkinson's surgery, cerebrovascular diseases, neurotrauma, DBS
  • Quality & Safety

David Olejarz - Manager, Media Relations (313) 874-4094

  • 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
  • Internal Medicine
  • Orthopedics: bone cancer, joint replacement, osteoarthritis, fitness, physical therapy, sports medicine
  • Privacy and Security
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: asthma, lung cancer, interventional bronchology, COPD, emphysema
  • Radiology
  • Trauma

Krista Hopson Boyer - Communication Lead, Cancer, Henry Ford Health System (313) 874-7207

  • Cancer: prevention, diagnosis, treatment of all cancers including breast, bladder, head and neck, lymphoma and soft tissue sarcoma

Tammy Battaglia - Senior Specialist (248) 881-0809

  • Cardiology: preventive, interventional, electrophysiology, general, heart failure, vascular surgery and research; structural heart
  • Transplant: heart, lung, pancreas, kidney, liver, heart-lung, intestinal, bone marrow

Sally Ann Brown - Senior Specialist (248) 325-3081

  • Ophthalmology: eye care, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration

Synthia Bryant - News Producer (313) 874-4036

  • Behavioral Health: depression, anxiety, parenting issues, alcoholism, addictions
  • Community Care Services (Home Care, SandCastles)
  • Geriatrics
  • Hospice
  • Sleep Disorders: insomnia
  • Women’s Health: menopause, fertility

Jeff Adkins - Public Relations Specialist (586) 307-2027

  • Ear, Nose, Throat: nose and sinus disorders, snoring, voice and swallowing disorders, balance and hearing issues
  • Endocrinology: diabetes, hormone disorders, thyroid problems, metabolic syndrome
  • Nursing
  • Pediatrics: children's health issues including autism, asthma, obesity, ear infections
  • Vattikuti Urology Institute: prostate cancer, robotic technology, pediatric urology, bladder cancer, incontinence, male infertility, prostate cancer options, urological kidney and testicular cancer
  • Family Medicine
  • Rheumatology: arthritis, gout, lupus and other disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments.

  • Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine: wellness, prevention, integrative medicine
  • Weight loss: medical weight loss, weight loss groups, bariatrics
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterology: GERD/acid reflux, IBD/IBS, colonoscopy, digestive diseases, liver disease

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

Kingswood Hospital

Synthia Bryant (313) 874-4036

Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals

Suzanne Schut (586) 263.2893
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital

David Olejarz (313) 874-4094

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Sally Ann Brown (248) 325-3081
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

Hannan Deep (734) 246-7365 (734) 341-9225 (cell)
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

Henry Ford Allegiance Health

Vicky Lorencen (517) 788-4945 or (517) 262-8917

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