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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

Topic Media Contact
Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS) Christopher Kelly
Biosimilars Sandy Walsh
Compliance and Drug Enforcement Actions Christopher Kelly, Lyndsay Meyer
Drug Shortages Christopher Kelly
Generic Drugs Sandy Walsh
Over-the-Counter Drugs Andrea Fischer
Personalized Medicine Eric Pahon

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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

Topic Media Contact
Dietary Supplements Lyndsay Meyer
Food and Color Additives Megan McSeveney
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Juli Putnam
Labeling Lauren Kotwicki
Seafood Lauren Sucher

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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 Offices Media Contact
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) Andrea Fischer, Tara Goodin
Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) Michael Felberbaum, Tara Goodin,
Lauren Sucher
Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) Juli Putnam, Lauren Kotwicki
National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) Juli Putnam
Office of International Programs (OIP) Christopher Kelly

Contacts for Other Topics

Topic Media Contact
Clinical Trials Tara Goodin
Cosmetics Lauren Sucher
Orphan Products Sandy Walsh
Pain Medications Sarah Peddicord
Prescription Drug Advertising Sarah Peddicord

For all other topics, call Media Affairs at 301-796-4540 or email fdaoma@fda.hhs.gov.

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Phone Numbers for All Media Contacts

Contact Phone Number
Andrea Fischer 301-796-0393
Michael Felberbaum 240-402-9548
Tara Goodin 240-402-3157
Christopher Kelly 301-796-4676
Lauren Kotwicki 240-402-9549
Deborah Kotz 301-796-5349
Megan McSeveney 240-402-4514
Lyndsay Meyer 240-402-5345
Eric Pahon 240-402-4177
Sarah Peddicord 301-796-2805
Juli Putnam 240-402-0537
Gloria Sánchez-Contreras 301-796-7686
Fallon Smith 301-796-8632
Angela Stark 301-796-0397
Lauren Sucher 240-402-4793
Sandy Walsh 301-796-4669

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Media Affairs Leadership

Contact Phone Number
Katie Conover
Assistant Commissioner for Media Affairs
301-796-4566
Heidi Rebello
Deputy Director of Operations, Office of Media Affairs
301-796-4566
Jennifer Rodriguez
Deputy Director of Strategy, Office of Media Affairs
301-796-8232

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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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