NIH Working Group

Co-Chairs:

Norman Sharpless, M.D.
Director
National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Dinah S. Singer, Ph.D.
Director
Division of Cancer Biology
National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Hannah Valantine, M.D.
NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity
Office of the Director

Gary H. Gibbons, M.D.
Director
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Monica Webb Hooper, Ph.D
Deputy Director
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

Walter Koroshetz, M.D.
Director
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D.
Director
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

 

      Working Group Coordinators: 

      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)

      Rina Das, Ph.D.
      Director
      Division of Scientific Programs
      National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

      Michelle Jones-London, Ph.D.
      Chief
      Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity
      National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

      Charlene LeFauve, Ph.D.
      Office of Scientific Workforce Diversity
      Office of the Director
      National Institutes of Health (NIH)

      Sanya A. Springfield, Ph.D.
      Director
      Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
      National Cancer Institute (NCI)

      Derrick C. Tabor, Ph.D.
      Director
      Division of Scientific Programs
      National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

      Members: 

      Lawrence Agodoa, M.D.
      Director
      Office of Minority Health Research Coordination

      Hugh Auchincloss, M.D.
      Deputy Director
      National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

      Albert Avila, Ph.D.
      Office of Diversity and Health Disparities (ODHD)
      National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

      Andrea Beckel-Mitchener, Ph.D.
      Acting Director
      Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health
      National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

      Dionne Burt 
      Program Analyst
      Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
      National Cancer Institute (NCI)

      Brian Davis
      Communications Specialist
      Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
      National Cancer Institute (NCI)

      Zeynep Erim, Ph.D.
      Program Division of Interdisciplinary Training
      Division of Genome Sciences
      National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

      Gabriel Fosu Ph.D.
      Associate Director for Diversity and Workforce Development
      Center for Scientific Review (CSR)

      Tina Gatlin, Ph.D.
      Program Director
      Division of Genome Sciences
      National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

      Melissa Ghim, Ph.D.
      Health Scientist Administrator 
      Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)

      Priscilla Grant, J.D.
      Chief Grants Management Officer
      National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

      Janice Jeter 
      Program Analyst
      Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
      National Cancer Institute (NCI)

      Lynn King, Ph.D.
      Chief Research Training and Career Development Branch 
      National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

      Rebecca Lenzi, Ph.D.    
      Office of Strategic Coordination
      Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
      Office of the Director (OD)

      Karen Parker, Ph.D.
      Director Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office (SGMRO)
      Office of the Director (OD)

      Charlotte Pratt, Ph.D., R.D.
      Health Scientist Administrator 
      Division Cardiovascular Sciences/Program in Prevention and Population Sciences/Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch 
      National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

      Kate Nicholson, M.A. 
      Program Analyst
      Office of Strategic Coordination
      Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
      Office of the Director (OD)

      Lyl Tomlinson, Ph.D.
      Health Science Policy Analyst
      Office of Scientific Workforce Diversity
      Office of the Director (OD)
      National Institutes of Health (NIH)

      Reiko Toyama, Ph.D.
      Health Scientist Administrator
      Developmental Biology and Structural Variation Branch
      National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

      Katrina Serrano, Ph.D.
      Program Director
      Office of Minority Health Research Coordination
      National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

      Crystal Wolfrey
      Chief Grants Administrator
      Office of Grants Administration 
      National Cancer Institute (NCI)

        Common Fund Program Leader:

        Patricia (Trish) Labosky, Ph.D.
        Program Leader
        Office of Strategic Coordination
        Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
        Office of the Director

        This page last reviewed on August 11, 2020