Working Group Members

Co-Chairs:

  • Stephen Katz, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Richard Hodes, M.D.
    Director
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Griffin Rodgers, M.D., M.A.C.P.
    Director
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

    Common Fund Program Leaders:

    • Concepcion Nierras, 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: 

    • Lee Alekel, Ph.D.
      Program Director
      Osteoporosis and Metabolic Disorders of Bone Program
      Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
      National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
       
    • Rachel Ballard, M.D., M.P.H.
      Director, Prevention Research Coordination
      Office of Disease Prevention
      Office of the Director (OD)
       
    • Amanda Boyce, Ph.D.
      Program Director
      Muscle Biology and Physiology Program
      Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
      National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
       
    • 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)
       
    • Alison Cernich, Ph.D., ABPP-Cn
      Director
      National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research
      Eunice Kennedy Shriver
      National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
       
    • Wilson M. Compton, M.D., M.P.E.
      Deputy Director
      National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
       
    • Lawton S. Cooper, M.D., M.P.H.
      Medical Officer
      Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
      National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
       
    • Augusto (Augie) Diana, Ph.D.
      Team Lead
      Small Business (SBIR/STTR), Technology and Informatics
      National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
       
    • Jonelle K. Drugan, Ph.D., M.P.H.
      Science Policy Analyst
      Office of Science Policy, Planning, and Communications
      National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
       
    • Mary Evans, Ph.D.
      Program Director
      Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
      National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
       
    • Jerome L. Fleg, M.D.
      Medical Officer
      Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
      National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
       
    • Luigi Ferrucci, M.D., Ph.D.
      Senior Investigator
      Longitudinal Studies Section
      National Institute on Aging (NIA)
       
    • Tamara Harris, M.D., M.S.
      Medical Officer
      National Institute on Aging (NIA)
       
    • Richard Ingraham, Ph.D.
      Scientific Review Officer
      Division of Translational and Clinical Sciences
      Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
       
    • Lyndon Joseph, Ph.D.
      Health Science Administrator
      Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
      National Institute on Aging (NIA)
       
    • Mary Kautz, Ph.D.
      Health Science Administrator
      Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research
      National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
       
    • James Koenig, Ph.D.
      Stroke Program Director
      Division of Extramural Research
      National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
       
    • Danuta Krotoski, Ph.D.
      Health Science Administrator
      Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Branch
      National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
       
    • Maren Laughlin, Ph.D.
      Senior Advisor for Integrative Metabolism
      Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
      National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
       
    • Jennifer Lewis, M.B.A.
      Operations Team Program Analyst
      Office of Strategic Coordination
      Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
      Office of the Director (OD)
       
    • Tania Lombo, Ph. D.
      Program Officer
      Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO)
      Office of the Director (OD)
       
    • Padma Maruvada, Ph.D.
      Program Director
      Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
      National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
       
    • Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
      Program Director
      Division of Extramural Research
      National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
       
    • Frank Perna, Ed.D., Ph.D.
      Program Director
      Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
      National Cancer Institute (NCI)
       
    • Nalini Raghavachari, Ph.D.
      Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
      National Institute on Aging (NIA)
       
    • Mary Roary, Ph.D.
      Program Director
      Office of Extramural Research
      National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
       
    • Xenia J. Tigno, Ph.D., M.S.
      Program Director
      Division of Lung Diseases
      National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
       
    • Lyl Tomlinson, Ph.D.
      Health Specialist
      Office of Strategic Coordination
      Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
      Office of the Director (OD)
       
    • Richard Troiano, Ph.D.
      Epidemiologist
      Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
      National Cancer Institute (NCI)
       
    • Mukesh Verma, Ph.D.
      Branch Chief
      Methods and Technology Branch
      National Cancer Institute (NCI)
       
    • John Williams, Ph.D.
      Program Director, Musculoskeletal Biology Program
      Division of Aging Biology
      National Institute on Aging (NIA)
       
    • Lois Winsky, Ph.D.
      Branch Chief
      Molecular, Cellular, and Genomic Neuroscience Research
      National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
       
    • Dana L. Wolff-Hughes, Ph.D.
      Health Scientist Administration
      Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research
      National Institutes of Health
       
    • Ashley Xia, M.D., Ph.D.
      Director, Data Science and Chemical Analysis Program
      Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity (MoTrPAC)
      National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
       
    • Steve Zullo, Ph.D.
      Scientific Review Officer
      Office of Scientific Review
      National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
       

    This page last reviewed on October 19, 2018