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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 110th meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Director will be held on June 11 & 12, 2015. Please visit the meetings page to view the meeting materials.

Upcoming Meetings

  • June 11–12, 2015
  • December 10–11, 2015
  • June 9–10, 2016
  • December 8–9, 2016
This page last reviewed on March 27, 2015

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