Who We Are

The Office of Portfolio Analysis (OPA) was established in 2011, and is part of the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI) within the Office of the NIH Director (OD).

OPA is an interdisciplinary team that impacts NIH-supported research by enabling NIH decision makers and research administrators to evaluate and prioritize current and emerging areas of research that will advance NIH’s mission.

What We Do

Latest News

OPA Director George Santangelo and colleagues have published an article in PLOS Biology, describing their novel metric, known as the Relative Citation Ratio (RCR).  Read more about this exciting news...

This page last reviewed on April 10, 2017