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Office of Research Services

Serving the NIH Community

Associate Director of Scientific Resources

​​Jessica Chertow, PhD, MBA
Associate Director, SR​

​The Office of Scientific Resources (SR) leads, directs, coordinates, provides and manages scientific resources and regulatory activities for NIH employees. 

SR services directly support NIH’s mission to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and apply that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability. ​


Divisions within the Office of Scientific Resources include:​​​​


  • Veterinary resources
  • Radiation safety
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Procurement and maintenance of scientific and computer equipment
  • Scientific equipment rentals
  • Educational workshops, classes and training
  • Workplace safety education
  • Library services
  • Research and publications​​
  • Translations and Document Delivery​​
  • Workplace Safety
  • Work Visa Assistance
  • Coordination with the NIH Office of Intramural Research on animal care and use​


Office of Scientific Resources
Office of Research Services
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room 4B63
Phone: (301) 496-5787​​