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Organizational Structure and Staff
The Office of the Director (OD) plans and directs the NIDCD's scientific and administrative programs.
The Office of Administration (OA) provides administrative, personnel, financial, communications, and information systems management, as well as policy and management analyses.
The Division of Intramural Research (DIR) conducts basic and clinical research in human communication, with a primary interest in hearing and balance.
The Division of Extramural Activities (DEA) coordinates a broad range of activities and functions to assure sound and efficient review and management of NIDCD's extramural program activities.
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.
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 the article: Genetic Studies Lead the Way to Understanding EVA, a Childhood Hearing Disorder.
Contact information for all NIDCD employees.