Meet the Team

If you’re a journalist looking for information about Mount Sinai or for an expert to interview for a story, our team can help.

Lucia Lee

Lucia Lee

Vice President of Media and Public Affairs
Mount Sinai Health System

Beats: C-Suite/Leadership, Crisis Management

Phone: 917-837-8914

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Elizabeth Dowling Steinke

Elizabeth Dowling Steinke

Media Director
Mount Sinai Health System

Beats: Neuroscience, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Microbiology, Psychiatry, Seaver Center for Autism, The Mirken Family Clinical Neuroscience Institute, The Friedman Brain Institute

Phone: 347-541-0212

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Tildy La Farge

Tildy La Farge

Media Director
Mount Sinai Health System

Beats: Institute for Healthy Equity Research (IHER) ,Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Medical Education, Icahn Mount Sinai and Graduate School of Biomedical Science Anti-Racism Initiatives, Center for Anti-Racism in Practice, Center for Scientific Diversity

Phone: 347-213- 9110

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Marlene Naanes

Marlene Naanes

Media Director

Beats: OBGYN Cancers, Breast Cancer, Sciences/Oncological Surgery/Hematology and Medical Oncology, GU Cancer/GU Cancer/Hematological Cancer/ Lung Cancer /Liver Cancer/Gastric Cancer/Non-hematologic blood disease, Radiation Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, The Tisch Cancer Institute, Dubin Breast Cancer Center

Phone: 929-237-5802

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Ilana Nikravesh

Ilana Nikravesh

Associate Media Director

Beats: Cardiology/Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rehabilitation and Human Performance, Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine, Center for Post-COVID Care, Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute/Cardiovascular Research Institute

Phone: 347-852-3382

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Stacy A. Anderson

Stacy A. Anderson

Associate Director of Media and Public Affairs

Beats: Infectious Diseases, Women’s Health/OBGYN, Pulmonary Medicine, Digital Health, Digital and Technology Partners, Pathology, Sleep Medicine, Pediatrics and Children’s Health, Arnold Global Health Institute, The Black Family Stem Cell Institute, Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Blavatnik Women's Health

Phone: 347-346-3390

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Laura Ruocco-Duran

Laura Ruocco-Duran

Associate Director of Public Affairs
Mount Sinai Health System

Beats: Dermatology, Pediatrics & Children’s Health, Gastroenterology/GI, Community & Environmental Medicine, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, The Mindich Child Health & Development Institute

Phone: 646-877-6727

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Karin Eskenazi

Karin Eskenazi

Senior Media Specialist
Mount Sinai Health System

Beats: Artifical Intelligence, Genetics and Genomics, Cancer Genetics & Immunology, Urology, Pharmacology Sciences, Precision Immunology Institute

Phone: 332-257-1538

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Lindsey Diaz-MacInnis

Lindsey Diaz-MacInnis

Senior Media Specialist

Beats: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Bone Diseases, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology - ENT, Surgery, Transplant

Phone: 347-633-5134

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Justin Gunn

Justin Gunn

Videographer
Mount Sinai Health System

Phone: 917-816-1412

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Stephen Calabria

Stephen Calabria

Podcast Director
Mount Sinai Health System

Phone: 917-691-3803

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Nicole (Nicci) Cheatham

Nicole (Nicci) Cheatham

Video Studio Manager & Podcast Producer
Mount Sinai Health System

Phone: 646-946-6983

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Emma Stoneham

Emma Stoneham

Communications and Marketing Associate & Podcast Producer
Mount Sinai Health System

Phone: 347-349-0748

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Taylor Paglino

Taylor Paglino

Communications and Marketing Associate & Podcast Producer
Associate Dean, Marketing and Communications
Mount Sinai Health System

Phone: 917-763-2801

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