Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

NICHD FOIA requests are handled by the NICHD FOIA office.

The FOIA, 5 U.S.C. 552, provides individuals with a right to access records in the possession of the federal government. The government may withhold information pursuant to the nine exemptions and three exclusions contained in the Act.

If you have any questions regarding FOIA requests pending with the NICHD or questions specific to NICHD records, please contact:

Earl Blansfield
NICHD FOIA Coordinator
Phone: 301-435-3457
Fax: 301-496-7101
Email: NICHDFOIARequest@mail.nih.gov

More information about the types of information you can request through FOIA, or to submit a FOIA request with NIH, visit the NIH FOIA page.

View Neonatal Research Network (NRN) FOIA Files.