The Office of Communications and Government Relations (OCGR) is the office with overall responsibility for coordinating efforts to interpret and disseminate the goals and results of NIAID research programs and projects to numerous audiences, including
OCGR program efforts include
OCGR directs and coordinates the following offices:
Immediate Office of the Director
Freedom of Information Act Office
Legislative Affairs and Correspondence Management Branch
The Legislative Affairs and Correspondence Management Branch (LACMB) directs and coordinates legislative liaison, tracking, and analysis activities for NIAID. LACMB prepares material for numerous policy, legislative, and budget-related briefings and manages the Executive Secretariat (controlled correspondence), public inquiry functions, and public liaison activities for the Institute.
New Media and Web Policy Branch
The New Media and Web Policy Branch (NMWPB) develops, implements, and maintains communications technology infrastructure (for the Internet and intranet) designed to deliver information on NIAID research initiatives and accomplishments, as well as information important to the general public.
NMWPB responsibilities include
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Last Updated September 19, 2013