Working Group Members

Co-Chairs:

  • Patricia A. Grady, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
    Director
    National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
     
  • Richard Hodes, M.D.
    Director
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)

 

Working Group Coordinators: 

  • Jonathan King, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Division of Behavioral and Social Research
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Melissa Riddle, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Branch
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

 

Common Fund Program Leader:

  • Mary Ellen Perry, 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)
     

Members: 

  • Will M. Aklin, Ph.D.
    Director, Behavioral Therapy Development Program
    Clinical Research Grants Branch
    Division of Therapeutics & Medical Consequences
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • S. Sonia Arteaga, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Debra Babcock, M.D., Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Extramural Research Program
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes (NINDS)
     
  • Juliana Blome, Ph.D., M.P.H
    Chief of Staff
    Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO)
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Rebecca Campo, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Elaine Collier, M.D.
    Senior Advisor to Director
    Immediate Office of Director
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Susan Czajkowski, Ph.D.
    Chief, Health Behaviors Research Branch
    Behavioral Research Program
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Bethany Deeds, Ph.D.
    Deputy Branch Chief
    Epidemiology Research Branch
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
    Director
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • William Elwood, Ph.D.
    OppNet Facilitator
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Layla Esposito, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Child Development and Behavior Branch
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Daniel E. Falk, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Division of Treatment and Recovery Research
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
     
  • Rebecca Ferrer, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch
    Behavioral Research Program
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Paige Green, Ph.D., M.P.H., FABMR
    Chief
    Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch
    Behavioral Research Program
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Brett T. Hagman, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Division of Treatment and Recovery Research
    National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
     
  • Bob Huebner, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
     
  • Christine Hunter, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Patricia Jones, DrPH, MPH
    Program Director
    Division of Clinical Innovation
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Karen A. Kehl, Ph.D., RN, FPCN
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Office of End-of-Life and Palliative Care Research
    Division of Extramural Science Programs
    National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
     
  • Chandra Keller-Allen, M.P.P., Ed.D.
    Project Coordinator
    Division of Behavioral and Social Research
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Rosalind King, Ph.D. 
    Program Director
    Population Dynamics Branch
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Jim I. Koenig, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Stroke Program in the Neural Environment
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • A. Roger Little, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director
    Division of Basic Neuroscience & Behavioral Research
    ​National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Nicole C. Lockhart, Ph.D.
    Health Sciences Administrator
    Division of Genomics and Society
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Kathy Mann Koepke, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Child Development and Behavior Branch
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Aron Marquitz, Ph.D.
    Health Specialist
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Dawn A. Morales Ph.D.
    Health Specialist
    Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Branch
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Lisbeth Nielsen, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Individual Behavioral Processes Branch
    Division of Behavioral and Social Research
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Lisa Onken, Ph.D.
    Program Director, Behavior Change and Behavioral Interventions
    Individual Behavioral Processes Branch
    Division of Behavioral and Social Research
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • William Riley, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
    Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Judith Rumsey, Ph.D.
    Brain Imaging Clinical Research
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Merav Sabri, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • Usha Sharma
    Health Specialist Prevention Research Branch
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Lana Shekim, Ph.D.
    Program Director 
    Voice & Speech Programs
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
     
  • Joel Sherrill, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Division of Services and Intervention Research
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Janine Simmons, M.D., Ph.D.
    Program Chief
    Affect, Social Behavior, and Social Cognition Program
    National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Philip Smith, Ph.D
    Deputy Director
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Erica Spotts, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Luke E. Stoeckel, Ph.D.
    Director, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience of Obesity and Diabetes Program
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    ​National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Catherine Stoney, Ph.D.
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Shelley Su, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences Research Branch
    Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Meryl Sufian, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Integrative Biological and Behavioral Sciences
    Division of Scientific Programs
    National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
     
  • Lois Tully, Ph.D.
    Program Officer 
    Section on Neuroscience, Genetics & Symptom Management
    National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
     
  • Wendy Weber, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

     

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