Marketing and Communications Office

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building (BSPB), 10th Floor
475 N. 5th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2230

Public Affairs in the Marketing and Communications office handles all news media inquiries for the campus. Members of the news media are welcome to contact the public affairs staff. Public Affairs provides media and community relations support for the college, working closely with University of Arizona Health Sciences Office of Public Affairs in Tucson.


Parking is limited on and around the downtown Phoenix campus. Media parking passes are available to reporters covering news on the UA campus if requested in advance. Contact the Public Affairs office for a parking pass or refer to the campus map.

Photo Library

For photos from our outreach events, press conferences and campus growth, check out our Flickr account for a library of professional photos. Our social media sites also have photos.

Photos/Video Consent on Campus

News organizations can shoot photos or video in public areas on the UA downtown Phoenix campus with permission from the Public Affairs office. Media access to University buildings or other locked areas must be coordinated through the Public Affairs office.

Filming/taping for commercial purposes, such as television programs, movies, social media posts and advertisements, must be approved in advance. Approval of filming will require a written agreement with the UA and appropriate insurance. No use of UA trademarks or service marks is permitted without advance written approval.

Call the Public Affairs office, 602-827-2676, to coordinate any commercial filming/taping on campus.

Press Kit Downloads

Media Contacts

Beth Smith, MBA
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications
BSPB, E1081
475 N. 5th Street
Office: 602-827-2676

Beth Smith

Thomas Kelly, MEd
Associate Director, Public Affairs, Marketing and Communications
BSPB, E1027
475 N. 5th Street
Office: 602-827-2607

Thomas Kelly

Chase Congleton
Media Relations Professional, Marketing and Communications
BSPB, E1035E
475 N. 5th Street
Office: 602-827-2911

Chase Congleton