Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The FOIA, 5 U.S.C. 552, provides individuals with a right to access to records in the possession of the Federal government. The government may withhold information pursuant to the nine exemptions and three exclusions contained in the Act.

If you have questions regarding FOIA requests pending with NIAID or questions specific to NIAID records, please contact Robin Schofield (FOIA Coordinator) or Marg Moore (Public Liaison), by phone (301-451-5109) or email (foia@niaid.nih.gov).

More ionformation about the types of information you can request through FOIA, or to submit a FOIA Request with NIH, visit the National Institutes of Health FOIA page.

Content last reviewed on February 14, 2019