Media Resources and Contacts
Provides information about the Office of Dietary Supplements including our mission, origin and mandate, research and programs, strategic plan, conferences and workshops, and staff bios.
Announcements & News Releases
ODS Conferences and Workshops
Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets
Includes background information on botanical (herbal) and other dietary supplements. Provides summaries of the scientific literature regarding the safety and efficacy of dietary supplements including vitamins, minerals, herbs and botanicals.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Provides answers to questions about dietary supplements, including their use and safety, regulation, and a variety of other topics.
If you need information you haven't found on our Web site, or if you wish to request an interview, please send an email to ODSMedia@mail.nih.gov (for media inquiries only). In the body of the email, include your questions, affiliation and deadline. This allows us to research your questions and have the appropriate staff member contact you. We will make every effort to meet your deadline.
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., ET, 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, please use our contact form.
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