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APPENDIX
2–2
Federal Agency Contact
Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tollfree:1-800-232-4636
E-mail:cdcinfo@cdc.gov
http://www.cdc.gov
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Phone:410-786-3000
http://www.cms.gov
Health Resources and Services Administration
Phone:301-443-2216
http://www.hrsa.gov
Indian Health Service
Phone:301-443-1083
http://www.ihs.gov
Information Rx (from the National Library
of Medicine)
http://www.informationrx.org/
Institute of Medicine
Phone:202-334-2352
http://www.iom.edu/
National Academy of Sciences
Phone:202-334-2000
http://www.nasonline.org
National Institutes of Health
Clinical Center:
Phone:301-496-2563
Fax:301-402-2984
Division of Computer Research and Technology:
Phone:301-496-3583
Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study
in the Health Sciences:
Phone:301-496-1415
National Cancer Institute:
Tollfree:1-800-422-6237
http://www.cancer.gov
National Center for Research Resources:
Phone:301-435-0888
Fax:301-480-3558
E-mail:info@ncrr.nih.gov
http://www.ncrr.nih.gov
National Eye Institute:
Phone:301-496-5248
www.nei.nih.gov
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute:
Phone:301-592-8573
Fax:240-629-3246
E-mail:nhlbiinfo@nhlbi.nih.gov
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:
Phone:301-496-5717
Tollfree:1-866-284-4107
Fax:301-402-3573
http://www3.niaid.nih.gov
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal
and Skin Diseases:
Phone:301-495-4484
Tollfree:1-877-226-4267
Fax:301-718-6366
E-mail:NIAMSinfo@mail.nih.gov
http://www.niams.nih.gov
National Institute of Child Health
& Human Development:
Tollfree:1-800-370-2943
Fax:1-866-760-5947
http://www.nichd.nih.gov
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National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research:
Phone:301-496-4261
http://www.nidcr.nih.gov
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive
and Kidney Diseases:
Phone:301-496-3583
http://www2.niddk.nih.gov
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences:
Phone:919-541-3345
Fax:919-541-4395
http://www.niehs.nih.gov
National Institute of General Medical Sciences:
Phone:301-496-7301
E-mail:info@nigms.nih.gov
http://www.nigms.nih.gov
National Institute of Mental Health:
Phone:301-443-4513
Tollfree:1-866-615-6464
Fax:301-443-4279
E-mail:nimhinfo@nih.gov
http://www.nimh.nih.gov
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke:
Phone:301-496-5751
Tollfree:1-800-352-9424
http://www.ninds.nih.gov
National Institute of Nursing Research:
Phone:301-496-0207
Tollfree:1-866-910-3804
TTY:301-594-5605
Fax:301-480-8845
http://www.ninr.nih.gov
National Institute on Aging:
Phone:301-496-1752
Fax:301-496-1072
http://www.nia.nih.gov
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism:
Phone:301-443-3860
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov
National Institute on Deafness and
Other Communication Disorders:
Phone:301-496-7243
Fax:301-402-0018
E-mail:wengerj@nidcd.nih.gov
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov
National Institute on Drug Abuse:
Phone:301-443-1124
E-mail:information@nida.nih.gov
http://www.nida.nih.gov
US National Library of Medicine
(including Information Rx):
Phone:301-594-5983
Tollfree:1-888-346-3656
Fax:301-402-1384
E-mail:custserv@nlm.nih.gov
www.nlm.nih.gov
http://www.informationrx.org/
National Science Foundation
Phone:703-292-5111
Tollfree:1-800-877-8339
E-mail:info@nsf.gov
http://www.nsf.gov
US Department of Health and Human Services
Tollfree:1-877-696-6775
http://www.hhs.gov
Adopt a Special Kid:
Phone:510-553-1748
Tollfree:1-888-680-7349
Fax:510-553-1747
http://www.aask.org
AIDS Hotline, National:
Tollfree:1-800-232-4636
E-mail:cdcinfo@cdc.gov
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv
AIDS Information Clearinghouse, National:
Tollfree:1-800-458-5231
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv
AIDSinfo:
Tollfree:1-800-TRIALS-A
http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov
National Center for Vision and Aging:
Tollfree:1-800-829-0500
National Institute on Aging:
Phone:301-496-1752
Fax:301-496-1072
http://www.nia.nih.gov
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration:
Tollfree:1-800-729-6686
http://ncadi.samhsa.gov
US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps:
Phone:800–279–1605
http://www.usphs.gov/
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Tollfree:1-888-463-6332(mainnumber)
http://www.fda.gov
Phone:301-575-0156
20 PART I: PATIENT EDUCATION
Breast Implant Inquiries:
Phone:301-594-0485
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER):
Phone:301-827-0372
Center for Devices and Radiological Health:
Phone:301-796-7100
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research:
Phone:301-796-5400
Freedom of Information:
Phone:301-827-4565
General Consumer Inquiries:
Tollfree:1-888-463-6332
Mandatory Medical Device Reporting:
Phone:301-796-6670
Medical Advertising:
Phone:301-796-1200
Fax:301-847-8444
MedWatch (24-hour service for reporting problems with
drugs, devices, biologics [except vaccines], medical foods,
and dietary supplements):
Tollfree:1-800-332-1088
Office of Orphan Products Development
(information on products for rare diseases):
Phone:301-827-3670
Office of Public Affairs (interviews and press inquiries
on FDA activities):
Phone:301-827-3434
Office of Special Health Issues [LiaisonbetweentheFood
andDrugAdministration(FDA)andpatients,patient
advocates,andhealthprofessionalorganizations]
Phone:888-463-6332
Registration of Food Facilities Help Desk:
Tollfree:1-800-216-7331
Seafood Hot Line (24-hour service, prerecorded message
for information requests [English and Spanish]):
Tollfree:1-888-723-3366
USP Medication Errors (reporting of medication errors
or near errors to help avoid future problems through
improvement on product names and packaging):
Tollfree:1-800-332-1088
Fax:1-800-FDA-0178
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting (24-hour service):
Tollfree:1-800-822-7967
Veterinary Adverse Drug Reaction Program:
Phone:240-276-9000
Tollfree:1-888-332-8387
White House
Phone:202-456-1414

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