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NIH Almanac

The information is from the NIH Almanac and is updated annually. For more information on the NIH Almanac, contact the Office of Communications and Public Liaison, Online Information Branch. The Office of NIH History holds print copies of the Almanac. Call the Office of NIH History at 301.496.8856 or information. An appointment is required for use. Contact for questionsUpdated annually, the Almanac offers information about NIH's budget, leadership, legislative chronology, and much more, including facts about the research programs and activities of the agency's 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs). This information spans the agency's history from 1930, when President Herbert Hoover signed into law of the Ransdell Act (P.L. 71-251) creating the National Institute of Health (then singular) from the Hygienic Laboratory of the Public Health Service.