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Office of Research Services

Serving the NIH Community


Mission | Vision | Core Values


The ORS provides responsive and dependable support to the NIH research mission by planning, directing and delivering scientific and regulatory activities, and public safety and security services to enrich the NIH community.


The ORS is an organization that seamlessly delivers on its mission, the first time and every time, exceeding expectations and evolving with changing requirements. We are the standard by which similar service providers are measured.

Core Values​

Safety And Security 

We care about the safety and security of the NIH community; it drives all we do.​​


We demonstrate excellence with the highest standards​ of quality, performance and continuous improvement.​​


We innovate to open pathways that address new challenges and support future NIH missions. 


We believe that collaboration is the basis of full partnership. ​​