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Contact The Center for Global Health

View of the NCI Shady Grove building.

U.S. Office

Center for Global Health
National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20892-9760

Phone: +1 (240) 276-5810
Fax: +1 (240) 276-5820
E-mail: NCIGlobalHealth@mail.nih.gov

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Directions to the U.S. Office

By Metro

Metrorail service is available from Washington's Reagan National Airport and from Union Station (railway).

To get to NCI Shady Grove:

  • Take the Washington, DC Metro Red line to the Shady Grove stop (terminal station)
  • Exit the Metro station on the “Kiss & Ride” side
  • Look for signs for the NCI Shady Grove shuttle (the shuttle runs all day and drops off in front of the NCI building)

Alternate Route: You can also take the Metro Red line to the Medical Center stop at the NIH main campus, then take the NIH Express Shuttle from Building 31 to NCI Shady Grove.  The shuttle runs every thirty minutes, from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM

By Bus

Various Montgomery County Ride-On bus routes service NCI Shady Grove and all these buses have bike racks. Additionally, the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) offers commuter bus routes to the Shady Grove Metro.

Select a route number below for a complete timetable and a map of each Ride-On bus route:

  • Route 43 – From Traville Transit Center and Shady Grove Metro. Drops off/Picks up in front of NCI Shady Grove on Medical Center Dr.
  • Route 56 – From Rockville Metro and Lakeville Center. Drops off/Picks up at the intersection of Medical Way and Shady Grove Rd., approximately 200 yards away from NCI Shady Grove.
  • Route 66 – From Traville Transit Center and Shady Grove Metro. Drops off/Picks up in front of NCI Shady Grove on Medical Center Dr.
  • Route 74 – From Germantown Transit Center and Shady Grove Metro. Drops off/Picks up on Key West Ave., approximately 100 yards from NCI Shady Grove entrance.

By Car


Arriving from the south of Rockville using Route 270

  • Take Exit 8 toward Shady Grove Road
  • Keep left on the exit ramp
  • At the end of the ramp, turn left at the light onto Shady Grove Road heading west
  • Turn right onto Key West Avenue (MD 28 W)
  • Turn left at the next light onto Medical Center Drive
  • Turn right onto Blackwell Road
  • Turn right into the NCI employee parking garage

Arriving from the north of Rockville using Route 270

  • Take Exit 8 and keep right to take the Omega Drive ramp
  • The ramp will bring you to a stop sign
  • Turn left, and continue on Omega Drive, which turns into Medical Center Drive
  • From Medical Center Drive, turn right onto Blackwell Road
  • Turn right into the NCI employee parking garage

Visitors can have their parking ticket validated at the guard station inside the main lobby.

  • Posted: June 23, 2014