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HHS Public Affairs Contacts

HHS Media Information

Press Office: (202) 690-6343

Submit a Media Request
Media requests are sorted and passed along to the appropriate operating or staff division’s press office. Journalists who send emails to media@hhs.gov will receive an automatic reply notifying them that we have received their inquiry and are working to respond as soon as possible.

HHS is committed to a culture of openness with the media and public that values the free exchange of ideas, data, and information and doing so in a manner that is timely, responsive, and accurate. View the full HHS Media Relations Policy.

Learn more about HHS public health agencies, human services agencies, and the offices that oversee operations, provide guidance, and ensure laws are followed fairly. View the HHS organizational chart.

ASPA Press Contacts

Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs (ASPA)
Kevin Griffis
Phone: (202) 401-2281

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs (ASPA)
Marissa Padilla
Phone: (202) 205-4347

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for Public Health
Bill Hall
Phone: (202) 690-6344

Agencies: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response,

Issues: Alzheimer’s Disease, HIV/AIDS, Let’s Move, Specialty/Minority Outreach (including faith-based), Obesity, Sustainability, Tobacco

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for Human Services
Mark Weber
Phone: (202) 260-6412

Agencies: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Community Living , Departmental Appeals Board, Indian Health Service, Office for Civil Rights, Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration

Issues: Child Care, Fatherhood, Head Start, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), HHS Studio, Digital Communications

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for Health Care
Lauren Crawford
Phone: (202) 690-7048

Agencies: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Office of Health Reform, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)

Issues: Affordable Care Act (ACA), Oversight and Outreach

HHS Agency Press Contacts

Agency/Office Name Contact Information
Administration for Children and Families (ACF) (202) 401-9215
media@acf.hhs.gov
Administration for Community Living (ACL) (202) 357-3507
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) (301) 427-1244
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) (770) 488-0700
envhealthmedia@cdc.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (404) 639-3286
media@cdc.gov
Media Request Form
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (202) 690-6145
CMS Press Contacts and Resources
Media Inquiries Form
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (301) 796-4540
FDA Press Officers
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (301) 443-3376
press@hrsa.gov
Indian Health Service (IHS) (301) 443-3593
newsroom@ihs.gov
National Institutes of Health (NIH) 301-496-5787
NIH Media Contacts
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH) (202) 205-0143
ashmedia@hhs.gov
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) (202) 205-8114
Media Inquiry Form
Office for Civil Rights (202) 690-8017
Office of Global Affairs (OGA) (202) 260-1787
Office of Inspector General (OIG) (202) 619-0088
media@oig.hhs.gov
Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) (202) 260-6342
Peter Ashkenaz
Office of the Surgeon General (202) 205-0143
ashmedia@hhs.gov
President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (PCFSN) (240) 276-9567
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) (240) 276-2130

 

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Content last reviewed on May 23, 2016
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