Working Group Members

Co-Chairs:

  • Richard Hodes, M.D.
    Director 
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     

Working Group Coordinators: 

  • Sarah Duffy, Ph.D.
    Health Economist
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • John Haaga, Ph.D. 
    Deputy Director
    Behavioral and Social Research Program
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)

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: 

  • April Bennett
    Office of the Director
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Marie A. Bernard, M.D.
    Deputy Director 
    Office of the Director 
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Partha Bhattacharyya, Ph.D.
    Division of Behavioral and Social Research 
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Gregory Bloss, M.A.
    Public Health Analyst
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
     
  • Nancy Breen, Ph.D.
    Office of Strategic Planning, Legislation and Scientific Policy
    National Institute of Minority Health and Human Disparities (NIMHD)
     
  • Liza Q. Bundesen, Ph.D.
    Science Policy Advisor
    Office of Extramural Research
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Regina M. Bures, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch, Center for Population Research
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Robert H. Carter, M.D.
    Deputy Director
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • David Chambers, D.Phil.
    Chief
    Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • David B. Clark, Dr.P.H.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Branch
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Laura K. Cole, Ph.D.
    Science Policy Analyst
    Science Policy and Planning Branch
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
     
  • Nakela L. Cook, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.C.
    Chief of Staff
    Immediate Office of the Director
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Milton Corn, MD, FACP, FACMI
    Deputy Director for Research and Education
    National Library of Medicine (NLM)
     
  • Robert T. Croyle, Ph.D.
    Director, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Paul W. Eggers, Ph.D.,
    Program Director 
    Kidney and Urology Epidemiology
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Lawrence Fine, Ph.D.
    Chief, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
    Division of Cardiovascular Services
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Paul Gaist, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Coordinator, Behavioral and Social Science Research Section
    Office of of Aids Research
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Deborah Hirtz, M.D.
    Program Director
    Office of Clinical Research
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Karen Huss, Ph.D., R.N., A.P.R.N.-B.C.
    Program Director 
    Cardiopulmonary Health and Critical Care
    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)
     
  • Walter Koroshetz, M.D.
    Deputy Director
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Lisa Lang, M.P.P.
    Assistant Director
    National Library of Medicine (NLM)
     
  • Barbara Linder, M.D., Ph.D.
    Senior Advisor for Childhood Diabetes Research
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Jane Lockmuller, M.S.
    Chief
    Strategic Planning and Evaluation Branch
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
     
  • Catherine Meyers, M.D.
    Director
    Office of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • Aubrey K. Miller, M.D., M.P.H.
    Senior Medical Advisor
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Hiromi Ono, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Steven Oversby, Psy.D.
    Program Director
    National Eye Institute (NEI)
     
  • Stephane Philogene, 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)
     
  • Carl Roth, Ph.D., LL.M.
    Acting Deputy Director and
    Associate Director for Scientific Program Operation
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Agnes Rupp, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Financing and Managed Care Research Program
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Mary Smolskis, R.N., M.A.
    Office of Strategic Planning and Assessment
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Baldwin Wong, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Science Policy and Planning Branch
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

This page last reviewed on March 3, 2017