Foundation for Advanced Education In the Sciences

Purpose: This nonprofit organization operates many educational and cultural programs at NIH. Many of its services and activities are of interest to foreign scientists.

Membership: Open to NIH employees and other interested people.

Resources: Administers health-insurance plans for foreign scientists and their families, as well as for any NIH scientist who is not otherwise covered. Offers courses on English as a Second Language (ESOL), on writing scientific manuscripts, and, for English speakers, courses on other foreign languages, such as Chinese, French, and German.

Contact: Lois Kochanski, phone: 496-7975; fax: 402-0174.

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