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The National Children’s Study introduces the Regional Operations Centers
The National Children’s Study (NCS) has completed its transition to a new model of data collection. As of October 1, 2013, all 40 NCS Vanguard Study locations are being managed regionally by four contractors, referred to as Regional Operation Centers, or ROCs.
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Remembering Dr. Lester R. Curtin
The National Children’s Study (NCS) is proud to announce the establishment of two endowment funds to honor the memory of Dr. Lester R. Curtin, a prominent health statistician and longtime supporter of the NCS. Dr. Curtin’s wife, Sally Curtin, was instrumental in establishing and funding these endowments in her husband’s honor. Dr. Curtin passed away on June 20, 2012.
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Data Used to Study Iodine Levels in Pregnant Women
National Children’s Study (NCS) researchers recently published a report in the journal, Thyroid, that noted low levels of iodine in pregnant women.
Read more about this study.