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Dr. Alan GuttmacherAlan 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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Stuart B. Moss, Ph.D., and Susan Taymans, Ph.D.: Dispelling Infertility Myths

Drs. Stuart B. Moss and Susan TaymansMisperceptions about infertility abound—starting with how many couples experience it. In observation of National Infertility Awareness Week, NICHD Program Officers Drs. Stuart B. Moss and Susan Taymans sit down to discuss the facts.

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Kerri Childress: Making a Daily Impact on Lifelong Health

Kerri ChildressWhat’s the best way to convey the power of research to improve people’s lives? NICHD Communications Director Kerri Childress explains how she rises to this challenge every day.

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Breaking the Cycle: Research Aims to Prevent Child Abuse (April 16, 2014)

Breaking the Cycle: Research Aims to Prevent Child Abuse (April 16, 2014)

The NICHD joins other agencies and organizations to recognize National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the importance of preventing child abuse and counteracting its negative impacts.
Seeking New Treatments for Endometriosis (April 10, 2014)

Seeking New Treatments for Endometriosis (April 10, 2014)

Endometriosis is a disease in which tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus—the endometrium—grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis affects millions of American women, yet many women can’t get a timely diagnosis or find effective treatments.
The Family Life Project Releases Synthesis of Early Findings (March 18, 2014)

The Family Life Project Releases Synthesis of Early Findings (March 18, 2014)

A new publication provides the first 3 years of results from the NICHD’s Family Life Project. The project’s purpose is to shed light on childhood development in rural areas, with a focus on understanding how poverty and the family affect children’s development in such settings.

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