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National Research Council (US) and Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Organizational Structure of the National Institutes of Health. Enhancing the Vitality of the National Institutes of Health: Organizational Change to Meet New Challenges. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2003.

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Enhancing the Vitality of the National Institutes of Health: Organizational Change to Meet New Challenges.

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Alliance for Aging Research

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

American Academy of Head and Neck Surgery

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Optometry

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Association for Dental Research

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc.

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

American Dental Association

American Dental Education Association

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

American Obesity Association

American Optometric Association

Arthritis Foundation

Association of American Medical Colleges

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Association of Schools of Public Health

Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology

College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Inc.

Epilepsy Foundation

Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology

Friends of the NIDCR

Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, New Jersey Medical School

International Longevity Center

National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research

National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias

National Mental Health Association

Ohio State University Health Sciences Center

Research Society on Alcoholism

Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation

Society for Women's Health Research

The Ohio State University College of Optometry

The Smith Kettlewell Eye Research Institute

Vision Share


Sarah Caddick, Steven and Michele Kirsch Foundation

Robert Core and James O'Rourke, University of Connecticut Health Center

William Crowley, Academic Health Centers' Clinical Research Forum

Cedric Garland, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

Morton Goldberg, The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute

Frederick Goodwin, former director, NIMH and ADAMHA

Sandra Hanneman, Texas Medical Center

Bernadine Healy, former director, NIH

Stephen Lippard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry

John Porter, former US Representative

Bob Roehr, Council of Public Representatives at NIH

Louis Sullivan, Morehouse School of Medicine

Thomas W. Stone, Retina and Vitreous Associates of Kentucky

Harold Varmus, former director, NIH

Max Harry Weil, USC School of Medicine and Northwestern University Medical School

Robert D. Wells, Texas Medical Center


  • Robert Wood, Chief of Staff
  • Laura Lawlor, Deputy Chief of Staff

NIH Officials—Office of the Director, NIH

  • Elias Zerhouni, Director, NIH
  • Wendy Baldwin, Deputy Director for Extramural Research
  • John Burklow, Office of Communications and Public Liaison
  • Stephen Ficca, Associate Director for Research Services
  • John Gallin, Director, Clinical Research Center
  • Michael Gottesman, Deputy Director for Intramural Research
  • Robin Kawazoe, Director, Office of Science Policy and Planning
  • Raynard Kington, Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
  • Ruth Kirschstein, Deputy Director
  • Charles Leasure, Deputy Director for Management
  • Donald Poppke, Acting Associate Director for Budget
  • Belinda Seto, Acting Deputy Director for Extramural Research Director
  • Lana Skirboll, Director, Office of Science Policy

NIH Officials—Institute and Center Directors

  • Ellie Ehrenfeld, Director, Center for Scientific Review
  • Andrew von Eschenbach, National Cancer Institute
  • Paul A. Sieving, Director; Jack A. McLaughlin, Deputy Director; and Michael P. Davis, Associate Director for Science Policy and Legislation, National Eye Institute
  • Claude Lenfant, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Francis Collins, National Human Genome Research Institute
  • Raynard Kington, Acting Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
  • Richard Hodes, National Institute on Aging
  • Steve Katz, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
  • Duane Alexander, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • James Battey, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
  • Allen Spiegel, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Glen Hanson, National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Ken Olden, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Richard Nakamura, Acting Director, National Institute of Mental Health
  • Audrey Penn, Acting Director; Eugene Major, Acting Deputy Director; and Constance Atwell, Director, Division of Extramural Research, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Patricia Grady, National Institute of Nursing Research


  • Anthony J. Tether, Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • Michael Goldblatt, Director, Defense Sciences Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Copyright © 2003, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK43488


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