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National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services

  • By: Pamela A. Gibson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) was founded in 1887 as the Hygienic Laboratory in Staten Island, New York, and has become the paramount medical research center for orchestrating federally sponsored biomedical and behavioral research in the United States. As one ...

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