Working Group Members

Co-Chairs:

  • David Shurtleff, Ph.D.
    Acting Director
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • Richard Hodes, M.D.
    Director
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Executive Committee: 

  • Catherine Meyers, M.D.
    Director
    Office of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • David A. Murray, Ph.D.
    Associate Director
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Jerry Suls, Ph.D.
    Senior Scientist
    Office of the Associate Director
    Behavioral Research Program
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Barbara Wells, M.D., Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Prevention and Population Studies
    National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Acting Deputy Director
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     

Common Fund Program Leader:

  • Leslie K. Derr, 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: 

  • Kevin Abbott, M.D., M.P.H.
    Program Director
    Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Jane Atkinson, D.D.S.
    Chief
    Center for Clinical Research
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Rachel Ballard Barbash, M.D., M.P.H.
    Director
    Prevention Research Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Robin Boineau, M.D.
    Medical Officer
    Office of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • Christina M. Brackna
    Public Health Analyst
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • Erica Breslau, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Program Director
    Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Robert Carter, M.D.
    Deputy Director
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Allison Cernich, Ph.D.
    Director
    National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • David Chambers, D.Phil.
    Deputy Director for Implementation Science
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Redonna Chandler, Ph.D.
    Chief of the Services Research Branch
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Faye Chen,  Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Elaine Collier, M.D.
    Senior Advisor to Director
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Robin Conwit, M.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Clinical Research
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Susan Czajkowski, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Health Behaviors Research Branch
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Gregory A. Deye, M.D.
    Medical Officer/Program Officer
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Paul Doria-Rose, D.V.M., Ph.D.
    Chief
    Healthcare Assessment Research Branch
    Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Sarah Duffy, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Economics Research
    Services Research Branch
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Debra Egan, M.Sc., M.P.H.
    Clinical Trials Specialist
    Office of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • Michael Freed, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Judith Fradkin, M.D.
    Director
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Andrew Freedman, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch
    Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Ann Geiger, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Deputy Associate Director
    Healthcare Delivery Research Program
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Kimberly Gray, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Population Health Branch
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Evan Hadley, M.D.
    Director
    Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Clayton Huntley, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Bacteriology and Mycology Branch
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Henrietta Hyatt-Knorr, M.A.
    Senior Program and Policy Analyst
    Office of Rare Disease Research
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Stephen Katz, M.D.
    Director
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Paul L. Kimmel, M.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Tracy King, M.D.
    Medical Director
    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Branch
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Danuta Krotoski, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Branch
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Jennie Larkin, MS, Ph.D.
    Director
    Office of Research Evaluation and Operations
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Michael Lauer, M.D.
    Deputy Director
    Office of Extramural Research
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Barbara Linder, M.D., Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Sue Marden, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research
    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)
     
  • Joan McGowan,  Ph.D.
    Director
    Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Jeri Miller, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Office of End of Life & Palliative Care Research
    National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
     
  • Nancy Miller, M.A., Ph.D.
    Senior Advisor to Associate Director
    Healthcare Delivery Research Program
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Andrew Narva, M.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Gila Neta, Ph.D., M.P.P.
    Program Officer
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Amy Patterson, M.D.
    Director
    Scientific Research Program Policy and Strategic Initiatives
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Jane L. Pearson, Ph.D.
    Program Chief
    Adult Preventive Intervention Program
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Linda L. Porter, Ph.D.
    Director
    Office of Pain Policy
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Bill Riley, Ph.D.
    Associate Director
    Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Matthew Rudorfer, M.D.
    Program Chief
    Somatic Treatments Program
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Yaffa Rubinstein, M.S., Ph.D.
    Rare Disease Patient Registries and Bio-repositories Special Volunteer
    National Information Center
    Health Services Research & Health Care Technology
    National Library of Medicine (NLM)
     
  • Denise Russo, Ph.D.
    Deputy Branch Chief
    Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Marcel Salive, M.D., M.P.H.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Office of Scientific Review
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Jerry Sheehan, M.S.
    Deputy Director
    National Library of Medicine (NLM)
     
  • Lillian Shum, Ph.D.
    Director
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Susana Serrate-Sztein, M.D.
    Director
    Division of Skin and Rheumatic Diseases
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Robert Star, M.D.
    Director
    Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
    National Institute on Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Chuck Washabaugh, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Orthopaedic Research Program
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Dave Wendler, M.A., Ph.D.
    Senior Investigator
    Head of the Section on Research Ethics
    Department of Bioethics
    NIH Clinical Center (CC)
     
  • Carolyn Williams, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Chief
    Vaccine Research Program
    Division of AIDS
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Anne Zajicek, M.D., Pharm.D.
    Chief
    Obstetric and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

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