Consortium Members

Consortium Leadership:

  • Gary H. Gibbons, M.D.
    Director
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
    Director
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D.
    Director
    National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
     
  • Roderic I. Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D.
    Director
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
     
  • Hannah Valantine, M.D. (Co-Chair)
    NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

Program Lead:

  • Alison Gammie, Ph.D.
    Director
    Training, Workforce Development and Diversity
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

 

Program Officers:

  • Mercedes Rubio, Ph.D.
    NRMN Program Officer
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Michael Sesma, Ph.D.
    CEC Program Officer
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Anissa J. Brown, Ph.D.
    BUILD Program Officer
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Richard Okita, Ph.D.
    BUILD Program Officer
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Desirée Salazar, Ph.D.
    BUILD Program Officer
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

 

Project Scientists:

  • Diane Adger-Johnson 
    Project Scientist for Xavier University and CSU-Northridge
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Nelson Aguila, DVM
    Project Scientist for Portland State and Morgan State
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • David Banks, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN
    Project Scientist for UDetroit-Mercy and UTexas-El Paso
    National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
     
  • Kenneth Gibbs, Ph.D.
    Project Scientist for CEC
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Kathy Etz, Ph.D.
    Project Scientist for UAlaska-Fairbanks
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • James Hyde, Ph.D.
    Project Scientist for CSU-Long Beach and San Francisco State University
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK)
     
  • Rob Rivers, Ph.D.
    Project Scientist for UMaryland, Baltimore County
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK)
     
  • Darren Sledjeski, Ph.D.
    Project Scientist for NRMN
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

 

Grants Management Coordinators:

  • Kaneisha Akinpelumi
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Jennifer Lynch
    Grants Management Specialist
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Justin Rosenzweig
    Grants Management Specialist
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

This page last reviewed on May 9, 2017