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National Institutes of Health
Office of Management - The administrative arm of the nation's medical research agency



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Turning discovery into health by delivering administrative excellence. 


As valued partners with the scientific workforce, we will foster a performance-driven culture and cultivate a highly-motivated, world-class, administrative workforce. We will maximize the efficient use of NIH resources through effective leadership, stewardship, expertise, innovation, optimal organizational design, and the transparent use of performance data.

About OM
The Office of Management (OM) is located within the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is responsible for NIH-wide administration and management.

The OM provides:

  • leadership, direction, and oversight to diverse organizations at NIH in budget and finance, human resources, management assessment and policy, program integrity, contract, procurement, and logistics, engineering services, safety, space, facility management, support services, and security operations
  • a wide range of services to the NIH community -- from ID cards, events management, shuttle services, and child care to lab and radiation safety, medical illustration, scientific equipment, library services (and more)
  • financial advisory, policy, accounting, and reporting support to internal and external stakeholders
  • diligence for ensuring compliance with legislative and external policy mandates

OM Staff
Find key contacts in the Office of Management, NIH

Office of Management
National Institutes of Health
1 Center Drive, Room 102
Bethesda, MD 20852
Phone: (301) 496-3271
Fax: (301) 480-4689

This page was last updated on March 12, 2012.

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