Executive Secretariat
The NIH Executive Secretariat (ES) is located organizationally in the Immediate Office of the Director of the NIH. The Executive Secretariat manages the flow of information to and from, and the storage and retrieval of records concerning the activities of, the NIH Director and Deputy Director.
The Executive Secretariat is located physically in the Shannon Building (Building 1) on the Bethesda campus of the NIH. You can contact us at the following address, phone number, or fax number:

Executive Secretariat
Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health
Shannon Building (Building 1), Room B1- 56
1 Center Drive, MSC 0122
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0122
phone: 301-496-1461
fax: 301-496-8276

ES also leads a major NIH program known as the Plain Language Initiative. Because part of the NIH mission is to reach all Americans with health information they can use, we try to communicate in a way that helps people to easily understand our research results.
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