Office of the Chief of Staff for the Immediate Office of the Director (IOD)

Responsibilities of the Office of the Chief of Staff for the IOD include the following:

  • Representing NIAID in international research diplomatic matters
  • Addressing the political and cultural implications of current research and the initiation or expansion of research in specific areas by coordinating communications with outside organizations
  • Bringing the perspective of the NIAID director to the development of Institute programs
  • Overseeing the effective and efficient planning and coordination of executive operations within the IOD 
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