National Institutes of Health

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research

Is an Agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that acts as the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation; it is comprised of the Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers. Is one of the world's foremost medical research centers whose mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.

Primary Telephone: 
(301) 496-4000
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
NIHInfo@OD.NIH.GOV
Street Address: 
9000 Rockville Pike
City: 
Bethesda
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20892