Because of a lapse in government funding, the information on this website may not be up to date transactions submitted via the website may not be processed, and the agency may not be able to respond to inquiries until appropriations are enacted.

The NIH Clinical Center (the research hospital of NIH) is open. For more details about its operating status, please visit

Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at

Contact the Office of Advocacy Relations

  • Resize font
  • Print
  • Email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • Pinterest
Credit: iStock

For questions about the Office of Advocacy Relations or advocacy at NCI, please contact the main office or any staff member.

Office of Advocacy Relations
National Cancer Institute
9000 Rockville Pike
Building 31, Room 10A28
Bethesda, MD 20892-2580

Phone: (240) 781-3360
Fax: (240) 541-4517

twitter @NCIadvocacy

Subscribe to the OAR LISTSERV to receive periodic email alerts about cancer research advocacy.

Staff Directory

Portrait of Amy Bulman

Amy Williams
Acting Director

(240) 781-3406


Laurie Cynkin OAR

Laurie Cynkin
Advocacy Relations Manager

(240) 781-3287


John Freimuth Headshot

John Freimuth
Advocacy Relations Manager

(240) 781-3297


Lauren Longo
Health Communications Intern

(240) 781-4014


Portrait of Patrick Mahoney

Patrick Mahoney
Advocacy Relations Manager

(240) 781-3351


Portrait of Julia Ochoa

Julia Ochoa
Operations Coordinator

(240) 781-3367


Breeze Riley
Advocacy Relations Manager

(240) 781-4005

  • Updated: October 20, 2017