The Office of Strategic Planning, Initiative Development, and Analysis 1) Serves as a focal point within NIAID for strategic planning, program evaluation, research initiative development, and research portfolio classification, analysis and reporting; 2) integrates science planning, resource planning, program evaluation activities, and related business systems to ensure that NIAID plans, priorities, and programs are executable, transparent, and sound; 3) advises on and coordinates responses to draft federal, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and NIAID policies and guidelines for biomedical research; 4) serves as liaison for all trans-NIAID and trans-NIH planning, evaluation, and portfolio analysis and reporting activities; 5) develops tools and reports that analyze and explain NIAID's contributions to preventing, diagnosing, and treating infectious and immunological diseases; 6) supports, guides, and conducts the evaluation of NIAID programs; 7) manages the planning, design, development, review, and quality control of NIAID research grant and contract initiatives; and 8) supports NIAID in creating a long-range, sustainable vision and plan for carrying out its mission based on (a) robust and feasible priorities, goals, and objectives for major NIAID research areas and each of NIAID's research divisions, (b) a transparent governance process for the approval, tracking, and allocation of resources tied to priorities and objectives, and (c) rigorous, accurate portfolio analyses and assessments of NIAID's research programs.
OSPIDA branches and offices include
Strategic Planning and Evaluation Branch
The Strategic Planning and Evaluation Branch (SPEB) provides institutional leadership for systematic, trans-NIAID strategic planning and evaluation of all science research and clinical programs for which the Institute is responsible.
SPEB program efforts include
Office of Initiative Development
Referral and Program Analysis Branch
As the NIAID focal point for analytic data, the branch is responsible for
Last Updated September 28, 2015