Web Contacts

Key contacts

Academic Health Center

Academic Health Center

Email for all web-related questions.

Rebecca Noran, director for web communications

Jaime Briquelet, web designer/front-end developer

Patrik Douša, web developer

Brent Engebretson, web administrator

Sara Froehlich, web project manager and Health Sciences site manager

Janelle Nivens, web project manager and AHC Resource Hub manager

Colleges and Schools

Colleges and Schools

School of Dentistry

Tim Nichols, communications specialist

Medical School

Naomi McDonald, Medical School Communications Director

School of Nursing

Jim Pfankuch, web content manager

College of Pharmacy

Danielle Carrigan, communications specialist 

School of Public Health

Sarah (Howard) Haugen, senior editor

College of Veterinary Medicine

Nathan Pasch, graphic/multimedia designer

Departments, centers, and institutes

Departments, centers, and institutes

If communications/web is a large part of your role and/or you receive questions from a number of units and would like to be added here, please request on this feedback form.

Academic Health Center

Center for Spirituality and Healing
Kit Breshears, communications director

Masonic Cancer Center
Sandi Sherman, program/project specialist

Medical School

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Nkauj Shoua Vang, communications associate

Department of Medicine
Cindy West, Project coordinator

Division of Cardiology/Lillehei Heart Institute
Cynthia DeKay, graphic/multimedia designer

University of Minnesota Health and UMPhysicians

University of Minnesota Health and UMPhysicians

For web update requests, include the link for the page that needs the change in addition to the detailed information for your update. Send information to

For all other inquiries contact:
Keri Lorenzen, senior marketing consultant
University of Minnesota Health and Fairview Health Services | 612-884-0798

University of Minnesota Foundation

University of Minnesota Foundation

Make updates to online giving pages and/or request a page for your funds: Fund form

All units are assigned a development officer: Contact your development officer

If you have difficulties with the fund form or additional questions regarding online giving tools, contact Chris Mahan at

College of Biological Sciences

College of Biological Sciences

For updates and feedback to the College of Biological Sciences website or the seminars calendar (pulls in Google calendars for various life sciences seminars, also known as BLINK), contact Miranda 

Department Directory

To update information on the Department Directory for the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus, contact University Relations at or 612-624-6868. 

Supressing directory information

Only active and former students are able to suppress their information using the MyU function. Some employees have student information, and therefore are able to edit this on the MyU "MyInfo" tab. For employees without student information, you may contact OIT's messaging and identity team to change your directory suppression levels. Please contact OIT at 612-301-4357 or at

Academic Health Center Directory

To update your listing on the Directory A to Z for the Academic Health Center, complete the health sciences website feedback form.

Web Point People

The AHC web team keeps a list of all the web point people in the AHC. If you see a change that needs to be made, please submit on this feedback form.

Web Support Google Group

Provides updates, tips, answers to support questions, and discussion for people doing web work at the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center (AHC).

Join the AHC web community