National Institute of Child Health and Development


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General Information
Description of AgencyIn pursuit of its broad mission, the NICHD conducts and supports laboratory research, clinical trials, and epidemiological studies that explore health processes; examines the impact of disabilities, diseases, and variations on the lives of individuals; and sponsors training programs for scientists, health care providers, and researchers to ensure that NICHD research can continue.
MissionThe mission of the NICHD is to ensure that every person is born healthy and wanted, that women suffer no harmful effects from reproductive processes, and that all children have the chance to achieve their full potential for healthy and productive lives, free from disease or disability, and to ensure the health, productivity, independence, and well-being of all people through optimal rehabilitation.
Geographic AreaAdams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York,
 
Availability
Hours of OperationWeekdays, 8:30am to 5:00pm
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1Building 31, Room 2A32, MSC 2425
Physical Site Address 231 Center Drive
Physical Site City, State, ZipBethesda, MD 20892-2425
Mailing Address 1PO Box 3006
Mailing City, State, ZipRockville, MD 20847
Main Phone800-370-2943
TDD Phone888-320-6942
Fax866-760-5947
EmailNICHDInformationResourceCenter@mail.nih.gov
Web Addresswww.nichd.nih.gov
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: National Institute of Child Health and Development
Affiliated Programs: National Institute of Child Health and Development
Affiliated Services: National Institute of Child Health and Development