OC serves as NICHD's liaison with a variety of different audiences, including other government agencies, non-governmental organizations, professional societies, news media, and the general public. One of the main goals of the Office is to ensure that information about the Institute and its research is communicated accurately and appropriately to any audience.
The staff within OC handle a variety of tasks, including website content, social and new media,
press and media relations,
publications/materials for the public, and
Freedom of Information Act requests, among other activities.
The Office also maintains several public health education activities for NICHD-led campaigns and programs, including:
Check out the latest NICHD news releases. Members of the media can also contact the Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 301-496-5133.