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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 MedicineLyndsay Meyer

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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 SafetyLauren Sucher
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)Theresa Eisenman
LabelingLauren Kotwicki
SeafoodLauren 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 OfficesMedia Contact
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)Andrea Fischer, Tara Goodin
Center for Tobacco Products (CTP)Michael Felberbaum, Tara Goodin
Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM)Lauren Kotwicki, Theresa Eisenman
National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR)
Office of International Programs (OIP)Gloria Sánchez-Contreras

Contacts for Other Topics

TopicMedia Contact
Clinical TrialsTara Goodin
CosmeticsLauren Sucher
Orphan ProductsSandy Walsh
Pain MedicationsSarah Peddicord
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
Theresa Eisenman301-796-2969
Andrea Fischer301-796-0393
Michael Felberbaum240-402-9548
Tara Goodin240-402-3157
Lauren Kotwicki240-402-9549
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
Fallon Smith301-796-8632
Angela Stark301-796-0397
Lauren Sucher240-402-4793
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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