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Office of Research Information Systems (ORIS)



Provides data and reporting support for grants processing for NIH and other agencies (HHS Operating Divisions and the Veterans’ Administration) and works with the user community to provide efficient techniques for the conduct of extramural business. This effort is intended to guide the management of the NIH research portfolio and improve the nation's health.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Provides reporting technologies for the full life cycle of grant administration functions for the NIH and other agencies that use the eRA systems.
  • Provides data and reports that are required to analyze and manage NIH and other agencies’ investment in the grant recipient community.
  • Maintains data confidentiality.
ORIS Management:

Director: Sheryl Brining, PhD

Contact: Nancy Bridges* - Executive Assistant


Division of Data Systems and Data Quality (DDSDQ)

Director: Brian Haugen, PhD

Division of Scientific Categorization and Analysis (DSCA)

Director: Judy Riggie

Division of Statistical Analysis and Reporting (DSAR)

Director: Katrina Pearson


Contact Us:

Sheryl Brining, PhD - Director
Rockledge 1, Room 1009W
(301) 451-1763


This page last updated on September 10, 2020
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