DLH to Provide Information Technology Services at National Institute on Drug Abuse

ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: DLHC) (“DLH” or the “Company”), a leading Health IT provider of digital transformation and cybersecurity, science research and development, and systems engineering and integration, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to continue providing information technology services for the National Institutes of Health’s (“NIH”) National Institute on Drug Abuse (“NIDA”). NIDA is the lead federal agency supporting scientific research on drug use and addiction.

The new award extends a partnership that began with DLH’s first contract with NIDA in 2014. The contract includes a base period of one year with four one-year options, for a total value of approximately $23 million. Through this award, DLH will provide a host of information technology services for NIDA, including managing the operations of an integrated advanced clinical/research informatics series of systems which enables researchers to share data and resources in real time. Additionally, the Company will be responsible for the research, design, development, and maintenance of clinical and scientific informatics, Intranet applications, and public web pages, as well as IT infrastructure and desktop support. This work is 100% NIH funded.

“NIDA-supported research leads to the development of effective prevention and treatment interventions that affect the more than 40 million people in the United States with substance use disorders and their families,” said Diane Yarnell, President of DLH’s Health IT Operations Center. “That NIDA continues to choose DLH for this important work is a testament to our team’s superb execution and commitment to excellence.”

About DLH

DLH (NASDAQ:DLHC) delivers improved health and national security readiness solutions for federal programs through science research and development, systems engineering and integration, and digital transformation. The Company’s experts in public health, performance evaluation, and health operations solve the complex problems faced by civilian and military customers alike, leveraging digital transformation, artificial intelligence, advanced analytics, cloud-based applications, telehealth systems, and more. With over 3,200 employees dedicated to the idea that “Your Mission is Our Passion,” DLH brings a unique combination of government sector experience, proven methodology, and unwavering commitment to innovation to improve the lives of millions. For more information, visit www.DLHcorp.com.

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