National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

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For the Press

The NCCAM Press Office is dedicated to providing members of the media with accurate, up-to-date information regarding complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and NCCAM. Contact us if you need information that you haven't found on our Web site, if you wish to request an interview with a subject matter expert, or if you need other assistance. We will work with you to respond to your request and meet your deadline.

How to Reach Us

Phone: 301-496-7790
E-mail: (for media inquiries only)

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.
Closed: Federal holidays

We will respond the next business day to telephone calls or e-mails received after hours.

If you are not a member of the media and have an inquiry, contact NCCAM's Clearinghouse toll-free in the U.S., 1-888-644-6226; TTY (for deaf or hard-of-hearing callers) 1-866-464-3615; or e-mail:


Subscribe to the NCCAM News Service

(This service is intended for credentialed members of the media.)

Are you a member of the media who wants to keep abreast of NCCAM news and events? Subscribe to the NCCAM News Service. This e-mail service provides timely updates with:

  • Press releases and news advisories
  • NCCAM consumer advisories and alerts
  • Research funding announcements
  • Congressional testimony and scientific reports
  • CAM at the NIH, NCCAM's quarterly newsletter
  • Upcoming meetings and events
  • Advance notice of newsworthy information

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