J.D. Ventura, MS, MS

Jeff Ventura

Director, Office of Communications & Health Education

NIH NIDCR
Building 31 Room 5B55
31 Center Dr
Bethesda, MD 20814
United States

(301) 594-7554
Biographical Sketch

Jeff Ventura worked at the FDA, where he has held numerous management positions within the Commissioner’s Office—most recently as the division chief of regulatory communications for the Center for Tobacco Products. He also worked as an assistant director of public relations for Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, director of communications for the U.S. House of Representative’s chief administrative officer, and director of communications for CVS Health in Rhode Island. Prior to his career in public affairs, Jeff was an award-winning journalist whose coverage included Hurricane Katrina for a Louisiana-based newspaper. He earned an MS in journalism from Columbia University in New York and an MS in communications from Simmons University in Boston.

Last Reviewed on
June 2020