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News and Information Staff

University media relations

Susan Griffith

senior media relations specialist

Susan is the veteran of the media relations team. Currently, she focuses on health sciences and humanities but has covered nearly every subject in her 15 years with the university. An award-winning photographer, Susan came to Case Western Reserve following two decades of experience as a newspaper reporter and editor. She can be reached at 216.368.1004 and susan.griffith@case.edu.

Marv Kropko

senior media relations specialist

Marv recently completed 30 years of service with the Associated Press, where he focused on business journalism. In the course of his Cleveland-based AP career, he has helped cover eight presidential elections, reported on an array of trials and rulings in state and federal courts and interviewed prominent corporate chief executive officers. He covers business and administrative news at Case Western Reserve University. He can be reached at 216.368.6890 and marvin.kropko@case.edu.

Kevin Mayhood

senior media relations specialist

Kevin covers engineering, sciences and technology. He was an award-winning newspaper reporter for 25 years, most recently covering science for the Columbus Dispatch. He can be reached at 216.368.4442 and kevin.mayhood@case.edu.