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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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Meet Our Researchers

Dr. Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz: Seeing Inside the Cell

Dr. Jennifer Lippincott-SchwartzThis NICHD cell biologist uses cutting-edge technology to peer inside living cells. Listen to her describe where the trail of discovery has led.

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 NICHD Divisions and Center

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Inside the NICHD

Dr. Catherine Y. Spong: New Role for Longtime NICHD Champion

Dr. Catherine Y. SpongFollowing 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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October is SIDS Awareness Month (October 20, 2014)

October is SIDS Awareness Month (October 20, 2014)

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the NICHD-led Safe to Sleep® campaign (formerly the Back to Sleep® campaign), which was created to raise awareness about ways to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
NICHD Blogs about Safe Infant Sleep on Parents.com (October 13, 2014)

NICHD Blogs about Safe Infant Sleep on Parents.com (October 13, 2014)

Dr. Shavon Artis shares public health information and personal stories from parents to help infants sleep safely.
NICHD Launches Media-Smart Youth® Teen Leaders Program (October 06, 2014)

NICHD Launches Media-Smart Youth® Teen Leaders Program (October 06, 2014)

The NICHD is now accepting applications for its Media-Smart Youth® Teen Leaders Program. Teen leaders can play a meaningful role in the lives of youth in their community by educating them about media, nutrition, and physical activity.

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