About OCPL

The Office of Communications and Public Liaison (OCPL) oversees communications on NIH programs and activities to the public, the media, and stakeholder communities. Located in the Office of the Director, OCPL coordinates its activities with communication offices in the NIH’s 27 Institutes and Centers.

OCPL Leadership

John T. Burklow
NIH Associate Director for Communications and Public Liaison
Director, Office of Communications and Public Liaison

Renate Myles
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Communications and Public Liaison, Public Affairs
Chief, News Media Branch

Scott Prince
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Communications and Public Liaison, Public Information 
Chief, Online Information Branch

Amy Blackburn
Chief, Special Projects and Visitor Services Branch

Gorka Garcia-Malene
Chief, NIH Freedom of Information Act Office

Rebecca Kolberg
Chief, NIH Director’s Presentations Branch

Rich McManus
Chief, Editorial Operations Branch

Harrison Wein
Chief, Science Communication Branch