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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.

On this page:

General Inquiries: FDAOMA@fda.hhs.gov

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
Compliance and Drug Enforcement Actions Audra Harrison
Drug Policy (Approval Pathways and Expedited Pathways) Chanapa Tantibanchachai
Generics and Biosimilars  James McKinney
Oncology Products Chanapa TantibanchachaiApril Grant
Over-the-Counter Drugs Courtney Rhodes
Prescription Drug Promotion (Advertising and Marketing) Kimberly DiFonzo

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
Cosmetics Courtney RhodesJanell Goodwin
Dietary Supplements Courtney Rhodes, Janell Goodwin
Food and Color Additives Kimberly DiFonzoVeronika Pfaeffle
Food Safety Janell Goodwin
Labeling Kimberly DiFonzoCourtney Rhodes

Media Contacts for Biologics, including vaccines

The media contacts for the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) are:

Contacts for Specific Biologics Topics

Topic Media Contact
Blood & Blood Products Carly Kempler
Cellular & Gene Therapy Products Carly Kempler
Vaccines Abby Capobianco

Media Contacts for Medical Devices

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

Contacts for Specific Device Topics

Topic Media Contact
Cybersecurity Carly Kempler
Digital Health Jeremy Kahn
Postmarket Safety Lauren-Jei McCarthy

Media Contacts for Other Centers, Offices, and Topics

Contacts for Other Center and Offices

Center and Offices Media Contact
Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) Abby Capobianco
Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) Veronika Pfaeffle, Kimberly DiFonzo
Office of Chief Scientist (OCS) Veronika Pfaeffle, Kimberly DiFonzo
National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) Veronika Pfaeffle, Kimberly DiFonzo
Office of Global Policy and Strategy (OGPS) Gloria Sánchez-Contreras

Contacts for Other Topics

Topic Media Contact
Clinical Trials Chanapa Tantibanchachai
Orphan Products April Grant
Pain Medications Lauren-Jei McCarthy
Oncology Center of Excellence Chanapa Tantibanchachai, April Grant

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

Phone Numbers for All Media Contacts

Contact Phone Number
Abby Capobianco  240-461-9059
Kimberly DiFonzo  240-651-4191
Janell Goodwin 240-393-3067
April Grant 202-657-8179
Audra Harrison 301-908-6101
Carly Kempler 240-672-8872
Lauren-Jei McCarthy 240-702-3940
James McKinney 240-328-7305
Shauna Nelson 202-579-4985
Veronika Pfaeffle 301-310-2576
Courtney Rhodes 202-281-5237
Gloria Sánchez-Contreras 301-796-7686
Chanapa Tantibanchachai 202-384-2219


Media Affairs Leadership

Contact Phone Number
Michael Felberbaum
Assistant Commissioner for Media Affairs
Daniel Hetlage
Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Media Affairs,
Acting Media Relations Director
Stephanie Caccomo
Media Relations Director
Shannon P. Hatch
Media Relations Director
Tara Rabin
Media Relations Director
Jeremy Kahn
Acting Media Relations Director


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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