The Office of Communications & Public Liaison (OCPL) is the first source of news and information about the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and the Institute's important biomedical research and funding programs. The OCPL team handles media requests, inquiries from the scientific community, as well as internal communication activities. News releases (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/releases/index.cfm), Brochures & Fact Sheets (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/about/od/ocpl/materials/index.cfm) and science education materials (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/index.cfm), newsletters (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsletter/index.cfm), videos (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/video/index.cfm), web pages, exhibits, tours and presentations (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/scied/tours/index.cfm) are available from the OCPL resources and staff.
The Office of Communications & Public Liaison provides these key services:
Christine Bruske Flowers
Director, Office of Communications & Public Liaison
Tel (919) 541-3665
Fax (919) 541-2260
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop B2-02
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709
Christine Bruske Flowers joined the NIEHS in 2004. Previously she led communications and outreach activities for other federal government programs including the U.S. Department of the Interior International Affairs Program, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers environmental restoration programs. Flowers also served as Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs for the North Carolina House of Representatives, and Director of Public Relations for the U.S. House of Representatives in North Carolina's Fourth Congressional District. Flowers is a veteran of the U.S. Army Medical Specialty Corps. She holds an M.A. in Public Affairs Journalism from Regent University and a B.S. in Biology from North Carolina State University.
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