Media Contacts

For general media inquiries and interview requests:

Meagan Raeke, Media Relations Manager
(713) 791-6329 – office

Cortney Martin, Communications Manager
(713) 791-6682 – office

For media inquiries outside business hours, please send an email to both contacts listed above. A representative will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

Interview Opportunities

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center can arrange interviews with a variety of subjects for interested media outlets. Please contact a member of our Public Relations Department staff if you would like to speak with one of the following sources for your story.

Industry Experts

Brian G. Gannon – President and CEO

Susan N. Rossmann, MD, PhD – Chief Medical Officer

Beth Hartwell, MD – Medical Director

Hope Guidry-Groves – Director, Gulf Coast Marrow Donor Program

Blood Recipient Testimonials

Individuals available for interview include, but are not limited to the following. Spanish-speaking interviewees are available.

  • A parent whose child received blood as a premature infant;
  • A patient whose condition requires ongoing blood transfusions;
  • An individual who received blood during treatment for cancer;
  • An individual who required blood following an accident; and
  • A recipient from your community who can give your story a local angle.

Blood donors and Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center volunteers also are available for interview.

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