Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D.: NICHD Director, Pediatrician, Medical Geneticist, Grandfather
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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.
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NICHD in the News
In her clinical research studies, pediatric endocrinologist Joan C. Han, M.D., meets with patients whose bodies never feel "full" no matter what or how much they eat. Learn what studying people with these rare disorders can tell us about common forms of childhood obesity.
High blood pressure, strenuous labor may impair male fertility.
How health and work affect reproduction
Is your family sleeping enough?
New recommendations provide sleep needs by age.
Endometriosis is one of the most common causes of pelvic pain.
Effective treatments for endometriosis are available. Learn more.
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The DS-Connect® Registry links individuals, families, and researchers. Learn more.