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Contact the Office of Media Affairs

This page provides contact information for media inquiries from reporters.

If you have a question and you are not a reporter, please call 1-888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332).

Spanish-language media inquiries: Para consultas de los medios de comunicación en español comuníquese con Gloria Sánchez-Contreras.

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Media Contacts for Drugs

The media contacts for the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) are:

Contacts for Specific Drug Topics

TopicMedia Contact
Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS)Lyndsay Meyer
BiosimilarsSandy Walsh
Compliance and Drug Enforcement ActionsLyndsay Meyer
Drug ShortagesLyndsay Meyer
Generic DrugsSandy Walsh
Over-the-Counter DrugsAndrea Fischer
Personalized MedicineTara Goodin

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Media Contacts for Food

The media contacts for the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) are:

Contacts for Specific Food and Cosmetics Topics

TopicMedia Contact
Dietary SupplementsLyndsay Meyer
Food and Color AdditivesMegan McSeveney
Food SafetyMegan McSeveney
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)Juli Putnam
LabelingDeborah Kotz
SeafoodMegan McSeveney

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Media Contacts for Medical Devices

The media contacts for the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) are:

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Media Contacts for Other Centers, Offices, and Topics

Contacts for Other Center and Offices

Center and OfficesMedia Contact
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)Andrea Fischer, Lyndsay Meyer
Center for Tobacco Products (CTP)Michael Felberbaum
Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM)Juli Putnam
National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR)Lauren Smith Dyer
Office of International Programs (OIP)Gloria Sánchez-Contreras

Contacts for Other Topics

TopicMedia Contact
Clinical TrialsLauren Smith Dyer
Orphan ProductsSandy Walsh
Pain MedicationsSarah Peddicord, Michael Felberbaum
Prescription Drug AdvertisingSarah Peddicord

For all other topics, call Media Affairs at 301-796-4540 or email

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Phone Numbers for All Media Contacts

ContactPhone Number
Stephanie Caccomo301-348-1956
Theresa Eisenman301-796-2969
Andrea Fischer301-796-0393
Michael Felberbaum240-402-9548
Tara Goodin240-402-3157
Deborah Kotz301-796-5349
Megan McSeveney240-402-4514
Lyndsay Meyer240-402-5345
Sarah Peddicord301-796-2805
Juli Putnam240-402-0537
Gloria Sánchez-Contreras301-796-7686
Lauren Smith Dyer301-348-1888
Angela Stark301-796-0397
Sandy Walsh301-796-4669

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Media Affairs Leadership

ContactPhone Number
Jason Young
Acting Assistant Commissioner for Media Affairs
Heidi Rebello
Deputy Director of Operations, Office of Media Affairs
Jennifer Rodriguez
Deputy Director of Strategy, Office of Media Affairs

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General Contact Information

The mailing address is:

FDA Office of Media Affairs
10903 New Hampshire Ave
Building 32, Room 5245
Silver Spring, MD 20993

Driving Directions to FDA’s White Oak Campus

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