About ONR

  • Advises the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI) Director, and other key officials on matters relating to research on nutrition
  • Coordinates implementation of the Strategic Plan for NIH Nutrition Research
  • Coordinates research projects in nutrition science conducted or supported by the NIH Institutes and Centers (IC)
  • Identifies research projects that deserve expanded effort and support by the ICs
  • Develops, leads, and manages trans-NIH nutrition research projects in cooperation with the ICs
  • Represents the NIH on intradepartmental or interagency committees on nutrition research and related policy issues

This page last reviewed on January 8, 2021