Renate Myles is the acting communication director for the NIH Office of Communications and Public Liaison (OCPL), managing NIH’s communication on NIH programs and activities to NIH staff, the public, the media and stakeholder communities. Located in the NIH Office of the Director, OCPL coordinates its activities with communication offices within NIH’s 27 institutes and centers and the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs. Myles has more than 30 years of communication experience, including senior communication management positions in the health care, global high-tech and nonprofit industries. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Auburn University and an MBA from George Washington University.