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Media Relations

The Office of the President is responsible for the dissemination of Samuel Merritt University news and information. We are responsible for interactions with local, state and national media on topics that range from health sciences education to the University's role in the greater community. Faculty researchers in the key medical fields are available to provide opinion and information for the media. Institutional publications that inform and/or support SMU events or activities are also produced in our office, such as brochures, newsletters, press releases and web-based publications.

Contact Us

Members of the media who would like information about Samuel Merritt University, or would like to interview one of our faculty/staff experts as a source, please contact us at:

Office of the President
Stephanie Bangert, Executive Director
450 30th St, Suite 2840
Oakland, CA 94609
officeofthepresident@samuelmerritt.edu
Office: 510.869.1528

Online Press Kit

Recent press releases:

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Recent Media Mentions:

Congrats to HIPGiver Dr. Tomás Magaña, FACES Founder and SMU faculty member!
Source: BeHipGive on YouTube
Published: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Kenichi Ito took part in a study at the Motion Analysis Research center at Oakland’s Samuel Merritt University
Source: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com
Published: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
A British TV documentary crew had sent the 32-year-old a plane ticket to fly to Oakland last week and check himself into something called the Motion Analysis Resource Center, a part of Samuel Merritt University. The center’s director, Drew Smith, hooked Ito up to no fewer than 76 motion detectors so he could perform the motion analysis properly.
Source: SF Gate
Published: Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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