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Media Contacts

Contact NIDDK Press Team

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. eastern time, M-F (except federal holidays)
Phone: 301-496-3583
Email: NIDDKMEDIA@mail.nih.gov

For specific press officer contacts based on beats, please visit Media Contacts.

For additional background on health topics, please visit NIH’s Health Information and NIDDK's Health Information.


Beat Press Officer Phone
Acting Press Team Lead Amy F. Reiter 301-594-5202
Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolic Diseases, including:
  • diabetes (type 1, type 2, gestational)
  • obesity and diabetes
  • islet cell transplantation
  • metabolism
  • thyroid disease
  • circadian rhythm
  • cystic fibrosis
Amy F. Reiter 301-594-5202
Digestive Diseases & Nutrition, including:
  • obesity
  • weight management
  • nutrition
  • liver disease
  • fecal incontinence (bowel control)
  • hepatitis
  • celiac disease
  • Crohn's & colitis
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • human microbiome
  • bariatric surgery
Leslie Curtis 301-496-3585
Kidney, Urology & Hematology, including:
  • kidney disease, dialysis & transplantation
  • urinary incontinence (bladder control)
  • prostate enlargement (BPH)
  • women's urology
  • hematologic diseases
January W. Payne 301-435-8115
NIDDK-conducted research in Maryland and Arizona Lisa Yuan 301-827-6052
Minority Health, including:
  • student research training programs
  • resources for minority researchers
Lisa Yuan 301-827-6052