Riverside University Health System
Public Information

Public Information

All news media inquiries should be directed to Kerri S. Mabee, Public Information Officer for RUHS, who is responsible for arranging interviews with administrators and staff. To ensure that the privacy and rights of those we serve are maintained, patient-related inquiries must also go through Public Information staff.

Information for Journalists

For reporters working on late-breaking stories after hours or on weekends, public relations staff members are available on-call, seven days a week.

Media Contact

Kerri S. Mabee

Public Information Officer

Cell: 951.467.7542

Email: K.Mabee@ruhealth.org


Media Toolkit

The digital toolkit for journalists contains resources and information related to Riverside University Health System.  If additional information is needed, or you would like to speak to a health expert, please email Public Information Officer at K.Mabee@ruhealth.org, or call 951.467.7542



Riverside University Health System (RUHS) is a multi-faceted health organization serving the 2.4 million residents of Riverside County

Embracing a comprehensive and integrated approach to care, RUHS houses four agencies that serve as a safety net for the care and well-being of individuals.


  • Community Health Centers offer a range of primary and specialty healthcare services by dedicated professionals, along with Express Care and RUHS Mobile Health Clinics that visit Riverside County's rural and urban communities.


  • RUHS Behavioral Health provides mental health and substance use services, a robust crisis system and the services of the Public Guardian's Office. Those in need of 24/7 access to support and resources are urged to call the CARES line (Community Access, Evaluation and Support) line at 800.499.3008.


  • RUHS  Medical Center is a 439-bed teaching hospital and research hub with a Level 1 Trauma Center and the only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Riverside County.


  • RUHS Public Health promotes and protects the health of all Riverside County residents and visitors in service of the well-being of the community.
  • Zareh Sarrafian, CEO, Riverside University Health System
  • Jennifer Cruikshank, CEO, Riverside University Medical Center, Community Health Centers, and Correctional Health
  • Dr. Matthew Chang, Director, Riverside University Health System - Behavioral Health
  • Kim Saruwatari, Director, Riverside University Health System - Public Health
Fact Sheets

Community Health Centers

Community Health Centers - Pediatric Services, English & Spanish

RUHS - Medical Center


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