Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)
Public Input and Participation
NIH engages in a wide range of outreach efforts. These efforts include nationwide NIH-sponsored events and activities, requests for public input on NIH projects, and special programs designed specifically to involve public representatives in the clinical research enterprise.
- Clinical Research Trials and You
A resource for the public and health professionals to learn more about clinical trials, how to participate, and how clinical research helps NIH advance science and improve health.
- NIH Feedback Site
Information on the latest NIH initiatives
- NIH Office of Science Education
Explore the Office of Science Education's resources for the public.
- Consumer Advocates in Research and Related Activities (CARRA)
The National Cancer Institute at NIH created the CARRA program to draw upon the experience of people affected by cancer, and to represent the views of cancer survivors and family members in NCI's daily activities.