Working Group Members

Co-Chairs:

  • Judith H. Greenberg, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
  • Kay Lund, Ph.D.
    Director, Division of Biomedical Research Workforce Programs
    Office of Extramural Programs
    Office of Extramural Research
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Working Group Coordinators: 

  • Nancy L. Desmond, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Research Training & Career Development
    Division of Neuroscience & Basic Behavioral Science
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Alison K. Hall, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director
    Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Stephen Korn, Ph.D.
    Director
    Office of Training, Career Development and Workforce Diversity
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

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
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Members: 

  • Neeraj Agarwal, Ph.D.
    Training Officer
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Eye Institute (NEI)
     
  • Robin Barr, D.Phil.
    Director
    Division of Extramural Activities
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Lori M. Conlan, Ph.D.
    Director
    Office of Postdoctoral Services
    Office of Intramural Training & Education
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • John Connaughton, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Special Emphasis Panel Section 2
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Jessica M. Faupel-Badger, Ph.D.
    Director
    Postdoctoral Research Associates (PRAT) Program
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Alison Gammie, Ph.D.
    Director
    Training, Workforce Development and Diversity
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Chyren Hunter, Ph.D.
    Associate Director
    Translational Research Program
    Office of Research on Women’s Health
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Heather A. Junkins, M.S.
    Program Director
    Division of Genomic Medicine
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Henry Khachaturian, Ph.D.
    Extramural Program Policy Officer
    Office of Extramural Programs
    Office of Extramural Research
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Rebecca Lenzi, 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)
     
  • Michele Rankin, Ph.D.
    Coordinator for Research Training
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Alberto Rivera-Rentas, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Research Training Officer (Designee)
    Division of Scientific Programs
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders (NIDCD)
     
  • Dede Rutberg, M.B.A.
    Lead Grants Management Specialist
    Grants Management Branch
    Division of Extramural Activities
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Sanya A. Springfield, Ph.D.
    Director
    Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Jennifer Sutton, M.S.
    Extramural Program Policy and Evaluation Officer
    Office of Extramural Programs
    Office of Extramural Research
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Jonathan Wiest, Ph.D.
    Director
    Center for Cancer Training
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)

This page last reviewed on March 3, 2017