cahtbssr2015-webCoalition for the Advancement of Health Through Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

CAHT-BSSR was formed by COSSA in September 1993 to support the Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The Coalition actively monitors and provides information on the importance of the office. Working closely with NIH officials, Members of Congress and their staffs, and other policymakers to advocate for funding for OBSSR, CAHT-BSSR serves as a liaison between NIH and researchers in these disciplines to enhance the behavioral and social science research at NIH.

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Selection of Dr. William T. Riley as the Director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIHNIH Director’s Statement

NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Program - Healthier Lives Through NIH-Supported Behavioral & Social Sciences Research

William Riley, PhD

Perspectives of OBSSR Director – William Riley, Ph.D.

More from Riley:

20thOBSSR at 20: “No more exciting time to be a behavioral and social scientist”

Precision Medicine: Not just “genes, drugs, and disease”

The OBSSR Connector


Angela L. Sharpe, MG, Deputy Director for Health Policy, COSSA, alsharpe at
Patricia C. Kobor, MA, Senior Science Policy Analyst, American Psychological Association, pkobor at  

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