Media Relations

Clinicians and researchers at Tufts Medical Center are at the forefront of the latest medical and patient-care advances and can speak to a wide variety of topics.

We believe that helping to advance the public’s understanding of medicine, wellness and the important role of academic medical centers is part of our educational mission as a teaching hospital.

With that goal in mind, the Marketing and Communications office is here to facilitate interaction between the media and our staff. If you are a member of the media and wish to arrange a telephone, in-person or on-camera interview with any of our experts, please contact us! 

Media Relations Team

Rhona Mann is the Director of Communications at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.Rhonda Mann
VP of Marketing and Communications

Rhonda Mann has been communicating about health, medical research and wellness for more than 30 years. She served as a broadcast news reporter/producer at a number of New England television stations, including WCVB (ABC) Boston. She also has worked as a hospital marketer and as a state government spokesperson, as Director of Communications for the Massachusetts Office for Health and Human Services.

She has her master’s degree in Health Communication and has won multiple journalism and marketing awards.



Jeremy Lechan is a media relations specialist at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.Jeremy Lechan
Media Relations Manager
617-636-0104 or

Jeremy Lechan has more than 18 years experience in communications and media relations, including the past 12 years in the Marketing and Communications Department at Tufts Medical Center. Prior to joining Tufts MC, he worked in the Media Relations Department for the Boston Red Sox, spent four seasons as a radio broadcaster and media relations representative for two minor league baseball teams and was a member of the radio broadcast team for Holy Cross men’s and women’s basketball for 11 years. He earned a master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.


Note: Reporters calling before or after regular business hours should call 617-636-5114 and ask the operator to page the Communications representative on call.