Meet some of the NICHD’s researchers and learn about their work on a broad range of topics related to the health of children, adults, families, and populations. Select a link below to learn more.
||James Mills, M.D.: Making His Mark on Preventing Birth Defects(9/3/2013)|
When James Mills, M.D., was a boy, he imagined having an impact on people’s lives as a doctor in the developing world. Instead, he found his unique place as an NICHD researcher, where he has affected the lives of an untold number of people he has never met.
||Dr. Alan H. DeCherney: Bringing Science to Life (4/30/2013)|
Alan DeCherney, M.D., helped bring about the fifth in vitro fertilization birth in the United States. He discusses the many ways the field has changed in the 30 years since.
||Dr. Esther Duflo: Using Science to Alleviate Poverty, Promote Health (2/8/2013)|
What works and what doesn’t when it comes to health improvement programs in developing nations? Economist Esther Duflo, Ph.D., uses randomized controlled trials to find out.
||Dr. Simons-Morton: Research into Teen Driving (11/30/2012)|
Dr. Bruce Simons-Morton serves as branch chief and senior investigator for the NICHD's Prevention Research Branch within the Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research.