ORS News2Use

The ORS News2Use newsletter is published quarterly by the Office of Research Services (ORS), providing pertinent information and updates about ORS services to the NIH community.
Winter 2019
  
  
  
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2/25/2019Ms. McGowan comes to ORS from the Clinical Center where she most recently served as the Executive Officer providing executive leadership to hospital clinical and support areas.
  
Colleen McGowan Named Director, Office of Research ServicesFebruary 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019ORS launched a mini-site Spanish version of the ORS website. Oficina de Servicios de Investigacion provides information on parking, transportation, badging, and navigating through campus for Spanish-speaking visitors and patients.
  
ORS Launches Spanish Language SiteFebruary 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019The Office of Research Services (ORS) Immersion Program provides Fellows/Interns and Administrative Officers (AOs) with an in-depth and behind the scenes experience with select ORS activities and services.
  
ORS Immersion Program Gives Participants A Look At How ORS WorksFebruary 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019The Office of Research Services (ORS) is comprised of a diverse portfolio of services that support the NIH mission. In this section - I AM ORS, we showcase the exceptional employees behind these vital programs.
  
I Am ORS Winter 2019February 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019Any criminal activity that happens outside our gates can happen on the NIH Campus. Here are tips to help prevent office theft and other crimes. Remember most crime can be reduced or stopped simply by reducing the opportunity for it.
  
Tips To Help Prevent Office Theft and Other Crimes February 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019Have you ever seen an injured animal, including injured wildlife on campus and wondered what you can do to help? The good news is that there is a dedicated team of volunteer veterinarians, technicians and facilities personnel who can assist.
  
Veterinary Volunteers Assist Injured Wildlife on NIH Campus February 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019Since the start of the Optimize NIH initiative, the ORS Office of Quality Management (OQM) has taken on an active leadership and collaborative role. OQM team members received NIH Director's awards for their contributions.
  
Office of Quality Management Provides Technical Leadership to Optimize NIHFebruary 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019Many annual events for Visiting Scientists and administrators are back in 2019. For administrators, DIS is preparing to host the 17th Annual Immigration Conference, April 23-24, 2019.
  
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DIS Prepares to Host it's 17th Annual Immigration ConferenceFebruary 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019The Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) has collaborated with the NIH Clinical Center Nursing Department to offer Basic Life Safety and Lay Responder CPR/AED classes to NIH employees at no cost.
  
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Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Are You PreparedFebruary 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019The Nursing Mothers Program provides services for future and current nursing mothers that have concerns about breastfeeding. 
  
NIH Nursing Mothers ProgramFebruary 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019The Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) has released another "Safetycast In A Minute" video. This episode reminds personnel of the many programs provided by DOHS to ensure the highest practical degree of safety and health for employees.
  
NIH Safetycast In A Minute: DOHS At A GlanceFebruary 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019Individuals using or maintaining the freezing equipment need to be aware that although nitrogen itself is non-toxic, it can reduce the oxygen concentration of atmospheric.
  
Guard Against Oxygen DeficiencyFebruary 25, 2019Winter 2019
2/25/2019The Office of Research Services and Office of Human Resources have again partnered to present three sessions of the FREE training, Work/Life@NIH: A Supervisor’s Guide to Enhancing Workforce Well-being.
  
Work Life at NIH: A Supervisor's Guide to Enhancing Workforce Well-beingFebruary 25, 2019Winter 2019


IN THIS ISSUE
Did You Know?
DID YOU KNOW?
In 2018...
  • 31,103 Badges or PIV cards were issued.
  • 7.2 million staff, patients and visitors were served at food and concession facilities
  • Over 1,123 lab safety surveys were conducted.
  • Over 546,000 people were transported on the NIH shuttles.

The Office of Research Services and Office of Human Resources will host two sessions of the FREE training, Work/Life@NIH: A Supervisor’s Guide to Enhancing Workforce Well-being. This workshop is taught by NIH Subject Matter Experts and provides two Continuous Learning Points. More »

At ORS, our goal is to find solutions to our customers’ needs. This year, we continue to improve our processes, focusing on engagement and responsive action. Our Escalation Procedures Page will empower our customers to manage their relationship with us at their convenience.
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