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Media Relations Staff


For general media inquiries, email

Matthew Van Stone
Media Relations Director


Alysha Davis
Media Relations Manager
Office: 570-808-3248

Geisinger offers media spokespeople on a wide spectrum of medical specialties and sub-specialties. Please call with inquiries on health topics ranging from primary care to transplant surgery.


National Media

Matthew Van Stone
Media Relations Director



Local Media

Geisinger Medical Center, Danville
Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital
Joseph Stender
Media Relations Specialist
Office: 570-271-6968

Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton (Lackawanna County)
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre (Luzerne County)
Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre

R. Matthew Mattei
Media Relations Specialist
Office: 570-808-3971

Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital (Lycoming County)
Geisinger St. Luke's (Schuylkill County)

Marc Stempka
Media Relations Specialist
Office: 570-214-3091


Geisinger Lewistown Hospital (Mifflin County)
Greater State College area (Centre County)

Malini Mattler
Media Relations Specialist

Geisinger Holy Spirit (Camp Hill/Cumberland County and Harrisburg areas)
Ashley Andyshak Hayes
Media Relations Specialist
Office: 717-972-4043

AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger
Jennifer Tornetta
Director, Media Relations and Public Affairs
Office: 609-569-7010
Cell: 609-335-3446

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Elizabeth Zygmunt
Director, Media and Public Relations 
Office: 570-504-9687
On Call: 570-687-9703
Geisinger Health Plan
Geisinger Health Plan and health insurance throughout the northeastern United States

Mark Gilger, Public Relations Coordinator
Marketing and Public Relations, Geisinger Health Plan
Office: 570-214-9026