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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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Dr. Caroline Signore: Exploring Pregnancy in Women with Disabilities

Dr. Mary Ann HandelDr. Caroline Signore discusses NICHD research efforts to find out more about the pregnancies of women with disabilities.

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Dr. Yvonne T. Maddox: 28.5 Years—and Counting—at NIH

Kerri ChildressFormer NICHD Deputy Director Yvonne Maddox reflects on how her family, mentors, and the NIH have shaped who she is.

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