U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Communications & Public Liaison

Kathy Kranzfelder
Kathy Kranzfelder
Tel. 301-496-3583
Email: niddkinquiries@nih.gov

About the Office

NIDDK’s Office of Communications and Public Liaison (OCPL) explains, translates, and promotes NIDDK-related research.  OCPL responds to queries from the public and the media and reaches out to broad and targeted audiences with health awareness and prevention messages.  OCPL seeks to be compassionate, collaborative, transparent, and responsible in all interactions, and vigilantly responsible stewards of public funds and public trust. 

OCPL provides

  • Health Information for patients, health professionals, and the public seeking information on NIDDK topics
  • Media inquiry response For Reporters seeking information from NIDDK, including interviews with scientists
  • Means to Contact Us​ for your questions or requests.

Office Staff

View staff and contact information.​​​​​​​​