Office of the Chief Information Officer

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OCIO serves the NIH community by providing leadership and management support to ensure that NIH IT administrative, scientific, and research investments and resources are well planned, effectively managed and in compliance with all federal policies and mandates, adaptable to the IT architecture, and well secured.
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About the Office of the CIO

The NIH Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) formally joined the Office of the NIH Director in January of 2008, moving from the NIH Center for Information Technology (CIT). The NIH CIO advises the NIH Director on strategic directions and management of significant NIH Management and Information Technology (M&IT) programs and policy.  The goals of the CIO are to:

The OCIO is currently structured with four program areas: OCIO program activities include: