The Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Marketing and Communications Department is a shared-services unit supporting the academic, administrative, clinical, and research missions.

The department is responsible for promoting the school and its missions, and establishing standards to ensure the consistency and accuracy of all communications. In addition, the department:

  • Manages the Kerkorian School of Medicine web presence
  • Manages the Official Kerkorian School of Medicine social media presence
  • Produces the weekly Making the Rounds newsletter
  • Produces the bi-weekly What's Happening newsletter
  • Produces the bi-weekly Media Digest newsletter
  • Manages media requests and relations
  • Manages crisis communications
  • Oversees the branding of official Kerkorian School of Medicine and UNLV Health resources
  • Supports various events and communications for the Dean’s Office


If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at communications@medicine.unlv.edu.

For any website changes, please submit a request below. The changes will be made once they have been reviewed and approved.

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Meet Our Team

Wonda Riner, MBA

Interim Director
Wonda Riner
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-4212

Paul Harasim, MS

Editorial Associate Director
Paul Harasim, M.S.
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1566

Robin Biffinger

Brand and Content Manager
Robin Biffinger
Phone: 702-895-2069

Paul Joncich

Media Relations Manager
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1696

Diana Caballero Galvez

Digital Communications Specialist
Diana Caballero Galvez
Phone: 702-895-2056

Lori Spurk

Administrative Assistant
Lori Spurk
Phone: 702-895-2078