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Welcome to the NIH Office of Science Policy (OSP)
  The Office of Science Policy (OSP) advises and supports the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on science policy issues affecting the medical research community, the NIH, and the public. The OSP participates in the development of new research policy and program initiatives; monitors and coordinates NIH activities, including a comprehensive science education program for teachers, and the required reporting on certain provisions of the National Institutes of Health Reform Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-482 (H.R. 6164), such as the Biennial Report.  
  The OSP comprises three component offices that support the mission and direction of the OSP and the NIH.  
     Office of Science Policy Analysis (OSPA)
Lynn Hudson, Ph.D., Director

     Office of Biotechnology Activities (OBA)
Amy Patterson, M.D., Director

     Office of Science Education (OSE)
Bruce Fuchs, Ph.D., Director

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Office of Science Policy, OD, NIH
Building 1, Room 103
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
(301) 496-2122 (phone)
(301) 402-1759 (fax)
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