Hamilton Health Sciences

Public Relations & Communications

The Public Relations & Communications Department is responsible for:

  • Community relations
  • Media relations
  • Hospital publications
  • Special events
  • Support for fundraising initiatives

Representatives of Public Relations & Communications at the Juravinski Cancer Centre include: 

Vel Snoukphonh,
Public Relations Specialist 
Tel: 905-387-9711 ext. 64138

Other members of Public Relations & Communications at Hamilton Health Sciences can be reached directly by calling (905)521-2100 with the extensions below. A member of the Public Relations team can be reached at any time by calling hospital paging at (905) 521-5030.

Jeff Vallentin,
Vice President Communications, Stakeholder Relations and Corporate Services ext. 73905

Heather Pullen,
Manager ext. 75939

Roxanne Torbiak,
Sr. Public Relations Specialist
*On Maternity Leave

Lillian Badzioch
Sr. Public Relations Specialist ext. 76090

Agnes Bongers
Sr. Public Relations Specialist ext. 76056  

Shannon Evans,
Project Leader, Signage and Redevelopment ext. 75381

Jennifer Kramer,
Public Relations Specialist  ext. 76088

Carly Griffin,
Public Relations Specialist
*On Maternity Leave 

Calyn Pettit,
Public Relations Specialist ext. 76589

Scott Levely,
Public Relations Specialist ext. 73274  

Shannon Cotnam,
Coordinator ext. 75387

Hamilton Health Sciences • Hamilton, Ontario • 905.521.2100