Office of the Director (OD)


Julie Broussard Berko, Director
Beth I. Chandler Esq., Deputy Director

Areas of responsibility

The Office of the Director, OHR, provides the following services:

  • Advises the NIH Director and staff, Institute/Center management on all matters pertaining to HR management
  • Plans and coordinates NIH Human Capital Planning activities
  • Plans, conducts, and coordinates strategic planning and risk assessment/management
  • Provides leadership and coordination for OHR administrative functions
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of HR policies, and management of HR delegations of authority
  • Develops and provides guidance and oversight for policy for Title 5 employment mechanisms, and coordinates human resource programs and policies with HHS