Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D. has served as Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development since August 2010, following a term as Acting Director beginning in December 2009.
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Dr. Caroline Signore discusses NICHD research efforts to find out more about the pregnancies of women with disabilities.
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Following decades of pioneering contributions to the work and mission of the Institute, Dr. Spong takes on the job of Deputy Director.
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