Office of Research Information Systems (ORIS)



Provides IT systems, 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 information technology solutions and support 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 and systems security.
ORIS Management:

Director: Richard Ikeda, PhD

Contact: Nancy Bridges* - Executive Assistant

Sheryl Brining, Special Assistant


Electronic Research Administration (eRA)

Division of Scientific Categorization and Analysis (DSCA)

Division of Data Quality (DDQ)

Statistical Analysis and Reporting Branch (SARB)
Contact Us:

Richard Ikeda, PhD - Director
Rockledge 1, Room 6160
(301) 443-8204



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