Communications

Media Inquiries

If you are a media member seeking an expert to answer neuro-related inquiries, please click the link below or contact a member of our team. Student reporters should email a member of our team in lieu of the request form.

media members

Member Communications Resources

We have a variety of resources available to faculty, trainees and staff affiliated with the MBI. Click the link below for access to digital and print materials, photo galleries, social media tips, logo guidelines, free headshots and publicity requests.

computer

Meet the Team

assistant director of communications

Todd Taylor

Todd Taylor first joined UF Health Communications in 2014 as a communications coordinator for the Strategic Communications team. He previously worked as a public relations associate for University of Florida Performing Arts and served as a journalist for several publications, including as sports editor for the Hendricks County Flyer and Zionsville Times Sentinel in the greater Indianapolis area. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in journalism from Ball State University.

Todd Taylor

SCIENCE WRITER

Michelle Koidin Jaffee

Michelle Koidin Jaffee is the science writer for the McKnight Brain Institute. In more than 20 years as a journalist, she worked as a reporter for the Associated Press in six cities and as a features writer for the San Antonio Express-News. In 2006, she wrote a weekly column for the Express-News about life with her infant twins during her husband’s deployment to Iraq. Before joining the UF Health staff in February 2016, she also served as a regular contributor to the American Heart Association’s news site. A native of Chicago, she graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied government and Spanish.

Michelle Jaffee

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Jackie Hart

Jackie Hart first joined UF Health in 2015 as a science writer at what is now the UF College of Medicine’s department of health outcomes & biomedical informatics. She later served at UF’s Wilmot Gardens, assiting with online communications and community relations. She’s lived in San Diego, Las Vegas and Orlando, and graduated from UF with a bachelor’s degree in advertising. In her current role with the MBI, she specializes in digital communications efforts, including websites, graphic design and social media.

Portrait of Jacqueline Hart