Tina Mankowski is the new director of Health Sciences/UW Medicine News and Community Relations. Mankowski previously was director of Community Relations at Harborview Medical Center for 20 years.
Mankowski, who succeeds L.G. Blanchard, started in the position in May. She leads an office that provides news and community relations services to the UW health sciences schools, the School of Medicine, UW Medical Center and Harborview, as well as faculty at several sites in the Puget Sound area.
She graduated from the UW with a degree in communications. Mankowski will be the key spokesperson for UW Medicine and health sciences for major media events.