Tag Archives: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Advisory Committee to the Director

NIH Advisory Council Discusses Diversity Policies Implementation and Next Generation Researchers

Earlier this month, the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) met to review progress on several agency-wide initiatives and to discuss opportunities and challenges facing the biomedical research community. As the meeting coincided with the one-year anniversary of the signing of the 21st Century Cures Act, much of… Read More »

NIH advisory committee discusses new legislation and presidential transition

On December 8 and 9, the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) convened to discuss efforts related to ongoing projects as well as emerging issues within the biomedical research community. Francis Collins, MD, PhD, was pleased to report the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, bipartisan legislation… Read More »

NIH Advisory Committee Discusses Initiatives to Improve Diversity and Data Sharing

Initiatives to improve diversity and increase data sharing dominated the 112th meeting of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) on June 9 and 10. Hannah A. Valantine, MD, NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, presented findings and recommendations from the NIH African American/Black Funding Disparity Working Group. The working… Read More »