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Communications Office

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D136 Mayo Memorial Building
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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AHC Public Relations and Comm
MMC 735 Mayo
8735A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

The Academic Health Center (AHC) Office of Communications provides strategic communications, partnering with units in the AHC to promote and enhance the reputation of the University of Minnesota’s medical and health sciences. We uncover and tell great stories to help audiences understand why the Academic Health Center is vital to Minnesota. We collaborate with University Relations and communicators throughout the AHC to support and advance the AHC’s mission. 

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Communications staff in colleges and schools

Communications regularly publishes the following:

The Office of Communications provides leadership and expertise in the following areas.

Public Relations

Public Relations highlights research, education, and patient care accomplishments through media relations, strategic planning, video, and digital content; partners with AHC units to promote their research.


The web team works with units to create and revise websites; provides strategic direction, consultation, standards, training, and other support for the web, email, and other online/digital vehicles.

Creative Agency

The Creative Agency coordinates graphic standards and produces marketing materials for partners, with services including graphic design and video production.

Public and Community Affairs

Public and Community Affairs plans, coordinates, and implements programs, events, and activities to engage both internal and external stakeholders.