The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is pleased to celebrate October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) as we remain deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our research and workplace.
There is a significant and increasing LEP population in the United States who need language assistance services. NIH is renewing its commitment to providing meaningful access to its programs and activities to people with limited English proficiency (LEP). NIH Language Access Plan, establishes policy and strategy for all 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs). The Plan serves as a blueprint to help NIH ICs develop their own specific implementation strategies, based on their respective needs and capacity.
Based in Bethesda, Maryland, we have Institutes and Centers in Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, & North Carolina.
Each IC has a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems.
144 NIH-supported researchers have been recipients of 85 Nobel Prizes.
Who represent a diversity of experience, traditions, professions, and identities.
80% of the NIH's budget goes to more than 300,000 research personnel at over 2,500 universities and research institutions.
...who ROCKS OUT against disease.