American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
American Medical Association
From tobacco to adolescent health, from AIDS to Medicare, the American Medical Association speaks out on issues important to patients and the nation's health.
American Psychological Association
Based in Washington, DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 150,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.
American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is an organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in infertility, reproductive medicine and biology.
The International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination
The InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID---pronounced "inside") is a nonprofit organization that helps individuals and couples explore their family-building options.
March of Dimes
The March of Dimes is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve the health of babies be preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality.
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion is at the forefront of the nation's efforts to prevent and control chronic diseases. The center conducts studies to better understand the causes of these diseases, supports programs to promote healthy behaviors, and monitors the health of the nation through surveys.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders. Since October 1997, the NHLBI has also had administrative responsibility for the NIH Woman's Health Initiative.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The Institute supports much of the clinical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields as well as many basic science disciplines.
National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health conducts Strategic Planning for specific research areas as well as for the Institute as a whole. NIMH staff and experts, including the public, carry out this process of reviewing current research, and assessing areas of need and scientific opportunity.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.