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NINDS Office of Science Policy and Planning


The NINDS Office of Science Policy and Planning (OSPP) supports Institute legislative, planning, evaluation, analysis, and reporting activities.

OSPP works closely with staff throughout the Institute on responsibilities that include:

  • Responding to Congressional inquiries about NINDS-funded programs and preparing materials for hearings, Congressional visits, and narrative materials for the annual budget process.
  • Leading Institute-wide planning efforts and helping to coordinate disease-specific strategic planning activities.
  • Analyzing and evaluating the outcomes of NINDS research programs and policies.
  • Synthesizing information on NINDS research and programs for Institute and NIH leadership, Congress, the Administration, and the public.
  • Compiling information and drafting documents to meet reporting requirements set by Congress and the Administration.
  • Representing NINDS on several NIH and Interagency committees and working groups, and providing support to committee leadership.
  • Providing scientific and policy support to the NINDS leadership.


Legislative Activities

Collapsable minus sign. When the image is clicked on the exposed links that are in bulleted fashion will be hidden. Congressional Justifications and Significant Items
Collapsable minus sign. When the image is clicked on the exposed links that are in bulleted fashion will be hidden. Legislative Updates
NINDS Legislative Chronology

Other Analysis and Evaluation Activities

  • Analysis Work Group Analyses
   

Staff Listing
Paul Scott, PhD – Director

Cara Long, PhD
Katie Pahigiannis, PhD
Heather Rieff, PhD
Christine Torborg, PhD
Robert Zalutsky, PhD
Thomas Cheever, PhD, AAAS Fellow

Contact
Location: 31 Center Drive, 8A03, Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: (301) 496-9271
Fax: (301) 480-9172

Last updated March 12, 2014