About Us

The OBSSR mission is to stimulate behavioral and social sciences research throughout NIH; to integrate these areas of research more fully into others of the NIH health research enterprise, thereby improving our understanding, treatment, and prevention of disease; to disseminate behavioral and social sciences research findings; and to provide advice to and communicate with the NIH Director, Congress, other government agencies, the research community and the general public on matters regarding behavioral and social sciences research.

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