About

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Medical City is engaged in the community, both within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and across Texas. Physicians and employees participate in educational programs at local schools and events. Additionally, the Marketing and Communications Department works to provide the latest health information to the public through free seminars and screenings, physician visits to community groups, and news stories. Please contact the appropriate person below with your question. If you have a general question, please call 972-566-7000. Due to the large volume of calls and emails received, inquiries unrelated to the subject matters below may be substantially delayed.

Chris Hawes
Director of Strategic Communications and Media
Direct: 972-566-6422
Cell: 469-834-7100
chris.hawes@hcahealthcare.com (preferred)

Chris directs communications, marketing, and outreach efforts for Medical City Dallas Hospital, Medical City Children's Hospital, and Acute Kids Urgent Care. Journalists may contact Chris with story inquiries.  Members of the media on deadline are encouraged to email as well as text. All commercial recordings and pictures taken at Medical City Dallas Hospital and Medical City Children's Hospital must be approved by her prior to visiting Medical City.

Christine Hawes, Strategic Communications Manager

Stacy Covitz
Marketing Program Manager
Direct: 972-566-7971
Cell: 913-706-3823
stacy.covitz@hcahealthcare.com (preferred)

Stacy manages marketing, social media, and media relations programs at Medical City Children's Hospital and Medical City Dallas Hospital. She also creates and oversees several significant outreach events throughout the year, connecting area families and businesses to resources and education available through Medical City. Journalists may contact Stacy with story inquiries. Members of the media on deadline are encouraged to email as well as text.

Stacy Covitz, Marketing Program Manager

Pam Tate
Community Marketing Program Manager
Direct: 972-566-8136
Cell: 214-293-1956
pam.tate@hcahealthcare.com (preferred)

Pam manages media relations efforts, marketing and social media at Medical City Children’s Hospital and oversees programs at Acute Kids Urgent Care. Additionally, she manages community service events and partners with numerous non-profit organizations as part of Medical City Children’s Hospital’s commitment to giving back to communities. Journalists may contact Pam with story inquiries. Members of the media on deadline are encouraged to email, call her cell phone and text.

Pam Tate, Community Marketing Program Manager

Ryan Eason
Outreach Program Manager
Phone: 972-566-7944

Ryan leads Medical City's community outreach efforts, acting as a liason to schools, business, and non-profits. Ryan runs the award-winning Kids Teaching Kids program, as well as the Restaurant Outreach Program. Ryan can be contacted with requests for physician speakers.

Ryan Eason, Outreach Program Manager