Meet the Director

Maureen Goodenow

Maureen M. Goodenow, Ph.D.
Associate Director for AIDS Research and
Director, Office of AIDS Research
National Institutes of Health

Welcome to OAR

The Office of AIDS Research (OAR) coordinates HIV/AIDS research across the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH provides the largest public investment in HIV/AIDS research globally.

As HIV crosses nearly every area of medicine and scientific investigation, the response to the HIV pandemic requires a multi-Institute, multidisciplinary, global research program. OAR provides scientific coordination and management of this research program.

OAR Spotlight

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Enhancing Support for the Next Generation of HIV Researchers

To reach the goals of the Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. (EHE) initiative, the science community must remedy disparities and further advance scientific discovery and its application in equitable and effective ways...Read More


This page last reviewed on January 20, 2022