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Mandatory Training

Mandatory training and education for NICHD Clinical Investigators

NICHD follows the policy set by NIH’s Office of Human Subjects Research Protections (OHSRP).Training records, requirements and access to required courses may be found on the OHSRP website,

Other courses through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) are optional unless specifically requested by the institutional review board (IRB). Principal investigators may elect to require their research staff to take specific CITI courses when relevant to the content of their research.

Additional Training for NICHD Clinical Investigators

As part of the continuing education program for NICHD clinical investigators, additional training on “Unanticipated Problems” and “Research Involving Children” are required. Please visit the Office of the Clinical Director’s Mandatory Training website for more information.

​Contact Information

Name: Dr Forbes Porter
Senior Investigator
Office of the Clinical Director
Phone: 301-435-4432
Fax: 301-480-5791

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