Science Policy Insider News
Science Policy Insider News (June 2003)
On May 22, the new Directors of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) received an official welcome on Capitol Hill from Members of Congress and various constituent organizations.
The efforts of the Bush Administration to increase government efficiency and reduce the size of the federal workforce have caused much confusion and anxiety in many federal departments, including the National Institutes of Health.
Sparking Congressional Interest in NICHD Research; APA Psychologists Testify at Tobacco Control Hearing; AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy Honored by Friends of AHRQ; Capitol Hill Reception Highlighting NSF-Funded Researchers Includes Two Psychologists; APA Participates in Annual DoD Research Lobby Events on Capitol Hill; Research Appropriations Process Begins-Funding Increases Will Likely be Lower for Fiscal Year 2004; Senate Encourages Behavioral Research at NIH