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Communications and Public Affairs

Communications and Public Affairs is responsible for promoting the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center to internal and external audiences through the Moores Cancer Center's programs, services, people and accomplishments.



Serves as editor of UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center news and MCC Reporter, the internal news bulletin. Contributes articles and other material to UC San Diego Health Sciences news, UC San Diego other UC San Diego Health System-produced publications for external distribution. 


Contributes content for the Moores Cancer Center website and other UC San Diego Health System websites, and provides editorial assistance as needed.

Media relations

Provides newsworthy information to local, national and international news organizations, and works with individual editors and reporters to facilitate positive story placement. Also coordinates media interviews; assists with fact-finding; and answers media questions and requests.


Available to provide public relations expertise for strategic planning, media exposure and issues management.

Editorial services

Available to provide editing and proofreading services on materials for public dissemination to a lay audience.


Provides public relations assistance and consultation in planning, promoting and facilitating the Moores Cancer Center’s public and fund-raising events.

Contact information

Jackie Carr
Director of Clinical Communications