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Organizational Structure and Staff

Organizational Directory

Office of the Director

The Office of Director is the Director, Deputy Director, Executive Officer and Executive Assistant.

Office of Administration

The Office of Administration provides administrative, financial, policy and information system management.

Division of Intramural Research (DIR)

The Division of Intramural Research conducts basic and clinical research in human communication, with a primary interest in hearing and balance.

Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)

The Division of Extramural Activities (DEA) of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) is responsible for coordinating coordinates a broad range of activities and functions to assure sound and efficient review and management of NIDCD's extramural program activities.

Division of Scientific Programs (DSP)

The Division of Scientific Programs (DSP) manages research and research training grants and contracts funded by the NIDCD and conducted at public and private institutions throughout the United States and abroad.

Scientist Feature

Photo: Andrew J. Griffith

Andrew J. Griffith, M.D., Ph.D., scientific director of the NIDCD, and an expert on enlarged vestibular aqueducts (EVA), says, “It’s a very exciting time to be working on EVA. I believe we’ll soon have a clearer picture of what causes it and some new ideas on how to treat it.” Read our article: Genetic Studies Lead the Way to Understanding EVA, a Childhood Hearing Disorder.

Meet NIDCD Scientists and Grantees

A brief look at the work and ideas of some of the NIDCD's own researchers, as well as scientists whose work is funded by the NIDCD. You can also go to our Science Faculty page to see a complete list of NIDCD scientists and the research they do.

Staff Directory

A listing of all NIDCD staff, contractors, etc.