The success of the NICHD relies on the contributions of all its employees-from the laboratory researcher to the grants administrator to the Director. This section provides a look inside the NICHD at the people who comprise the Institute and their many talents. Without the creativity and skill of its dedicated staff, the Institute could not be a leader in research on the health of children, adults, families, and populations. Select a link below to learn more.
Dr. Valerie Maholmes: Exploring the power of the parent–child bond (3/4/2013)
When Valerie Maholmes, Ph.D., was young, she observed the power of a girl’s bond to her abusive mother. Dr. Maholmes didn’t know it at the time, but it was her first step to a career focusing on childhood abuse and neglect.
Dr. Tonse Raju: A 'fantastic specialty' (11/30/2012)
Dr. Tonse Raju reflects on his career in neonatal medicine, the advances sparked by NICHD, and on how a surprise package sent from NIH to his dorm room in India changed his life.