The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) part of the National Institutes of Health, is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. NCCIH was formerly known as the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funds and conducts research to help answer important scientific and public health questions about complementary health approaches. NCCIH works to determine what is promising, what helps and why, what doesn’t work, and what is safe.
The roles of NCCIH's leadership, offices, and divisions, including a Message from the Director.
Information about job openings, training, and continuing education.
Current and past research planning documents and program assessments.
Appropriations amounts, with related congressional justifications and testimony.
Mission and History
- NCCIH Facts-at-a-Glance and Mission
- NCCIH’s Research Strategy
- NCCIH Timeline
- NCCIH History/Chronology (NIH Almanac)
Maps, directions, and security info.
How members of the public can become a part of the NCCIH research effort.
Meeting schedule and information about the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH).