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Contact the Office of Communications and Public Liaison

NCI’s Office of Communications and Public Liaison is staffed by experts in science writing, digital communications, and media and public affairs. If you have a question about the office or NCI’s communications efforts, please contact us.

National Cancer Institute
Office of Communications and Public Liaison (OCPL)
BG 9609 MSC 9760
9609 Medical Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-9760

Phone: 240-276-6600

Peter Garrett

Nelvis Castro
Deputy Director

Jonathan H. Cho
Chief, Business Operations

Lakshmi Grama, M.A., M.L.S.
Associate Director for Dissemination and Digital Communications

James Mathews, M.A.
Associate Director for Cancer Content

Nancy Siebert Murphy
Communications Lead Manager

Cynthia Vitelli, M.P.A.
Associate Director for Public Affairs

Rebecca Chasan, Ph.D.
Deputy Associate Director

Sabrina Islam-Rahman
Deputy Associate Director

Sona Thakkar, M.A.
Deputy Associate Director