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Office of the Director

This Office provides overall leadership, planning, direction, coordination, and evaluation of the institute's research programs and activities.

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Find articles, features, and digital media describing research and activities across NICHD.


NICHD Strategic Plan 2020: This plan supports NICHD's new vision and mission statements, and lays out the institute's research themes, goals, and objectives for the next five years. Explore these elements and track and share our progress.

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Advisory Groups: Groups that provide guidance and advice on NICHD research and activities

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