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The NIH is comprised of the Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers. The Office of the Director is the central office at NIH, and is responsible for setting policy for NIH and for planning, managing, and coordinating the programs and activities of all the NIH components. more >

Organization chart - for the major components listed below
Mission Statements - for many of the major components

The NIH Director
Director's page - Dr. Elias Zerhouni, Director
Advisory Committee - Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy (OFACP)
Executive Secretariat (ES)

Research Funding and Coordination
Extramural Research - Office of Extramural Research (OER)
Bioinformatics Consortium (BISTIC)
Bioengineering Consortium (BECON)
Intramural Research - Office of Intramural Research (OIR)
Animal Care - Office of Animal Care and Use (OACU)
Human Subjects Research - Office of Human Subjects Research (OHSR)
Technology Transfer - Office of Technology Transfer (OTT)
Graduate Partnerships - Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP)
Education - Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE)
Loan Repayment - Office of Loan Repayment and Scholarship
  Undergraduate Scholarships - NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP)
  Loan Repayment - NIH Loan Repayment Program (LRP)

Policy & Communications
Science Policy - Office of Science Policy (OSP)
Biotechnology Activities - Office of Biotechnology Activities (OBA)
Science Education - Office of Science Education (OSE)
Science Policy & Planning - Office of Science Policy & Planning (OSPP)
Evaluation - Office of Evaluation
Legislative Policy - Office of Legislative Policy and Analysis (OLPA)
Communications - Office of Communications & Public Liaison (OCPL)
History Museum - Dewitt Stetten, Jr., Museum of Medical Research
FOIA - Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Office
Public Liaison - Offices of Public Liaison (OPL)
Community Liaison - Office of Community Liaison (OCL)

Administration & Services
Executive Office - Office of the Director Executive Office (ODEO)
Information Technology - Office of Information Technology (OIT)
Equal Opportunity - Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management (OEODM)
Ethics - NIH Ethics Office
Management - Office of Management (OM)
Assessment - Office of Management Assessment (OMA)
Administration - Office of Administration (OA)
  Acquisitions - Office of Acquisition Management and Policy (OAMP)
  Logistics - Office of Logistics and Acquisition Operations (OLAO)
Budget - Office of Budget (OB)
Financial Management - Office of Financial Management (OFM)
Human Resources - Office of Human Resources (OHR)
  Development - NIH Training Center
Research Facilities - Office of Research Facilities Development and Operations (ORF)
Research Services - Office of Research Services (ORS)
Service Centers - Competitive Service Center Program
Strategic Planning - Office of Strategic Management Planning (OSMP)
Conflict Resolution - Center for Cooperative Resolution (CCR)
Office of the General Counsel (OGC)
Legal - Office of the NIH Legal Advisor
Ethics - Ethics Division at NIH

Program Coordination
Office of Disease Prevention
Dietary Supplements - Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)
Medical Applications of Research - Office of Medical Applications of Research (OMAR)
Rare Diseases - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)
AIDS Research - Office of AIDS Research (OAR)
Behavioral and Social Sciences - Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)
Women's Health - Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)

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