Working Group Members

Co-Chairs (and lead institutes):

  • Richard Hodes, M.D.
    Director
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Griffin Rodgers, M.D., M.A.C.P.
    Director
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Common Fund Program Leaders:

  • Concepcion Nierras, Ph.D.
    Program Leader
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Common Fund Program Management Team:

  • Amanda Boyce, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Muscle Biology and Physiology Program
    Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Jonelle K. Drugan, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Science Policy Analyst
    Office of Science Policy, Planning, and Communications
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Jerome L. Fleg, M.D.
    Medical Officer
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Stephanie George, Ph.D.
    Health Science Administrator
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
    Office of the Director (OD)
     
  • Lyndon Joseph, Ph.D. [Preclinical Animal Study Sites]
    Health Science Administrator
    Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Padma Maruvada, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Stephanie Morris, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiative
    Office of the Director (OD)
     
  • Concepcion Nierras, Ph.D.
    Program Leader
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Lyl Tomlinson, Ph.D.
    Health Specialist
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director (OD)
     
  • Ashley Xia, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director, Data Science and Chemical Analysis Program
    Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity (MoTrPAC)
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     

Working Group Members:

  • Alicia Adams
    Operations Team Program Analyst
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director (OD)
     
  • Rachel Ballard, M.D., M.P.H.
    Director, Prevention Research Coordination
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Office of the Director (OD)
     
  • Amanda Boyce, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Muscle Biology and Physiology Program
    Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Josephine Boyington, Ph.D. M.P.H.
    Program Director
    Clinical Application and Prevention Branch
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Alison Cernich, Ph.D., ABPP-Cn
    Director
    National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Lawton S. Cooper, M.D., M.P.H.
    Medical Officer
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Jonelle K. Drugan, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Science Policy Analyst
    Office of Science Policy, Planning, and Communications
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Mary Evans, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Jerome L. Fleg, M.D.
    Medical Officer
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Tamara Harris, M.D., M.S.
    Medical Officer
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Richard Ingraham, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Division of Translational and Clinical Sciences
    Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
     
  • Lyndon Joseph, Ph.D. [Preclinical Animal Study Sites]
    Health Science Administrator
    Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Mary Kautz, Ph.D.
    Health Science Administrator
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • James Koenig, Ph.D.
    Stroke Program Director
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Danuta Krotoski, Ph.D.
    Health Science Administrator
    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Branch
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Maren Laughlin, Ph.D.
    Senior Advisor for Integrative Metabolism
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Tania Lombo, Ph. D.
    Program Officer
    Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO)
    Office of the Director (OD)
     
  • Padma Maruvada, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Stephanie Morris, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiative
    Office of the Director (OD)
  • Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • Frank Perna, Ed.D., Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Nalini Raghavachari, Ph.D.
    Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Mary Roary, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Office of Extramural Research
    National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
     
  • Xenia J. Tigno, Ph.D., M.S.
    Program Director
    Division of Lung Diseases
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Lyl Tomlinson, Ph.D.
    Health Specialist
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director (OD)
     
  • Richard Troiano, Ph.D.
    Epidemiologist
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Mukesh Verma, Ph.D.
    Branch Chief
    Methods and Technology Branch
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • John Williams, Ph.D. [Preclinical Animal Study Sites]
    Program Director, Musculoskeletal Biology Program
    Division of Aging Biology
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Lois Winsky, Ph.D.
    Branch Chief
    Molecular, Cellular, and Genomic Neuroscience Research
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Dana L. Wolff-Hughes, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administration
    Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research
    National Institutes of Health
     
  • Ashley Xia, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director, Data Science and Chemical Analysis Program
    Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity (MoTrPAC)
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Steve Zullo, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Office of Scientific Review
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
     

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