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Advisory Committee to the Director


In February 1965, a distinguished committee appointed by President Johnson, under the chairmanship of Dr. Dean E. Wooldridge, conducted a study of the operations of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Among the recommendations the Wooldridge Committee made to the President in its report was that a new advisory group should be established to assist the Office of the Director, NIH, in the making of major plans and policies, especially those related to the allocation of NIH funds and resources. More >

ACD Members


  • The ACD will hold a teleconference on Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST on the Precision Medicine Initiative Working Group Final Report. Please click here for more details.

Upcoming Meetings

  • September 17, 2015
  • December 10–11, 2015
  • June 9–10, 2016
  • December 8–9, 2016
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