Organization

Name

National Institute of Child Health and Development

Alternate Title

NICHD

Description

The NICHD which is now named the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) is one of the National Institutes of Health in the United States Department of Health and Human Services. It supports and conducts research aimed at improving the health of children, adults, families, and communities (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, n.d.).