NISMED is headed by a Director, assisted by a Deputy Director for Administration and a Deputy Director for Research and Extension.
Support services are provided by administrative staff except for the librarian who holds an academic position.
The academic groups are led by chairs and the sections by heads. Chairs and heads constitute the Executive Committee, NISMED’s highest policy-making and decision-making body together with the director and two deputy directors.
There are also working committees with specific functions that assist the director