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NORC, known since its founding in 1941 as the National Opinion Research Center, has headquarters on the University of Chicago's campus, and offices in Chicago's downtown Loop, Washington, DC, Bethesda, Maryland, and Berkeley, California, as well as a field staff that operates nationwide. NORC's clients include government agencies, educational institutions, foundations, other nonprofit organizations, and private corporations. Although NORC's national studies are its most well-known, our projects range from local to regional and international.
NORC creates unique value for its clients by developing effective, innovative solutions that combine state-of-the-art technology with high quality social science research in the public interest.
Our project work is interdisciplinary, with strong staff cooperation across substantive and operational areas. And NORC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to facilitating the personal and professional development of everyone on our staff.
PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global health through innovation. We take an entrepreneurial approach to developing and delivering high-impact, low-cost solutions, from lifesaving vaccines and devices to collaborative programs with communities. Through our work in more than 70 countries, PATH and our partners empower people to achieve their full potential.
The PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) is a global program of the international nonprofit organization PATH. MVI was established in 1999 through a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Combining rotavirus vaccines within a broader approach that brings to bear all available tools—like oral rehydration therapy, breastfeeding, sanitation improvements, and zinc—gives caregivers a better chance at making a major impact. PATH works to reinvigorate broader diarrheal disease control efforts, promoting treatments and preventive measures that have fallen out of use despite their effectiveness.
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues advises the President on bioethical issues that may emerge from advances in biomedicine and related areas of science and technology. The Commission works with the goal of identifying and promoting policies and practices that ensure scientific research, health care delivery, and technological innovation are conducted in an ethically responsible manner.
Founded in 1993, the Sabin Vaccine Institute is a non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to preventing and curing infectious and neglected tropical diseases worldwide, and eliminating the tremendous human suffering they cause. Led by Dr. Peter Hotez, President of Sabin and Distinguished Research Professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine, the Sabin Vaccine Institute works tirelessly to develop treatments and vaccines for the world’s poor and establish networks to ensure these treatments are effectively and efficiently delivered.
Around the world -- and even right here in the United States -- there are diseases that cause tremendous human suffering and wreak havoc on the lives of millions. Together with our network of global partners, the Sabin Vaccine Institute works tirelessly to reduce the impact of infectious and neglected tropical diseases.
Advance the understanding of the brain and the nervous system by bringing together scientists of diverse backgrounds, by facilitating the integration of research directed at all levels of biological organization, and by encouraging translational research and the application of new scientific knowledge to develop improved disease treatments and cures.
Established in 1999, The Forest Trust (formerly Tropical Forest Trust) is a non-profit international organisation seeking to address the problem of deforestation by working with companies and communities and help them trade Forest Responsible Products.
TFT does that by working in supply chains to set up traceability systems and assist producers towards sustainable forest management.
TFT member companies are committed to sourcing wood from TFT forest projects and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified forests. We are funded through a combination of member contributions, grants, contracts and donations.