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H3Africa Working Group Members

Co-Chairs:

  • Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Roger Glass, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    John E. Fogarty International Center (FIC)

 

 

Working Group Coordinators: 

  • Laura Povlich, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Division of International Training and Research (DITR)
    Fogarty International Center (FIC)
     
  • Barbara Sina, Ph.D.
    Acting Division Deputy Director
    Division of International Training and Research (DITR)
    Fogarty International Center (FIC)
     
  • Jennifer Troyer, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Human Heredity and Health in Africa
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

 

Members: 

  • Rajeev Agarwal, Ph.D.
    Health Science Administrator
    Office of Research on Women’s Health
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Richard Berzon, Dr.P.H.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
     
  • Joy Boyer, B.A.
    Social Science Analyst
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Stacy Carrington-Lawrence, Ph.D.
    Section Chair
    Etiology and Pathogenesis Section
    Office of AIDS Research
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Stacey Chambers, M.S.
    Program Analyst
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Pamela Collins, M.D., M.P.H.
    Acting Director
    Office of Global Mental Health
    National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Chris Darby, B.A.
    Grants Management Specialist
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Valerie Florance, Ph.D.
    Director
    NLM Extramural Programs
    National Library of Medicine
     
  • Barbara Footer, Ph.D.
    Health Science Specialist
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Dan Gerendasy, Ph.D.
    Chief of International Programs
    National Library of Medicine
     
  • Maria Giovanni, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Genomics and Bioinformatics
    Director, Office of Genomics and Advanced Technologies
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Steve Gust, Ph.D.
    Director
    NIDA International Program
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Mark Guyer, Ph.D.
    Consultant
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Katrina Gwinn, M.D.
    Program Director
    Extramural Research Program National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • John Haaga, Ph.D. 
    Acting Director
    Division of Behavioral and Social Research
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Gray Handley, M.S.P.H. 
    Associate Director for International Research Affairs
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Emily L. Harris, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Branch Chief
    Translational Genomics Research Branch
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Megan Hoffmann, B.A.
    Program Analyst
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • W. Keith Hoots, M.D.
    Division Director
    Division of Blood Diseases and Resources
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Regina James, M.D.
    Acting Associate Director
    Clinical Research & Data Management
    National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
     
  • Bonnie Joubert, Ph.D.
    Scientific Program Director
    Populations Health Branch
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Marguerite Kearney, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
    Director
    Division of Extramural Science Programs
    National Institutes of Nursing Research (NINR)
     
  • Peter Kilmarx, M.D.
    Deputy Director
    Fogarty International Center (FIC)
     
  • Paul L. Kimmel, M.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Jonathan King,Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Sue Koester, Ph.D,
    Deputy Division Director
    Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Vesna Kutlesic, Ph.D
    Director
    Office of Global Health
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Karen A. Lacourciere, Ph.D. 
    Program Officer
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Thomas Lehner, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Director
    Office of Genomics Research Coordination
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Norma Lerner, M.D., M.P.H.
    Special Advisor to the Director
    Division of Blood Diseases and Resources
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Ebony Madden, Ph.D.
    Epidemiologist
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Damali N. Martin, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Program Director
    Genomic Epidemiology Branch
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Robin Mason
    Health Specialist
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Kimberly McAllister, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Jean McEwen, J.D., Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Genomics and Society
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • George A Mensah, M.D., FACC
    Acting Division Director
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Marva Moxey-Mims, M.D.
    Deputy Division Director
    Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Margaret (Peggy) Murray, Ph.D.
    Director
    Global Alcohol Research Program
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
     
  • George Papanicolaou, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Epidemiology Branch
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Georgeanne Patmios, M.A.
    Acting Deputy Division Director
    Division of Behavioral and Social Research
    National Institute on Aging
     
  • Diane Patterson, B.A.
    Grants Management Specialist
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Emmanuel Peprah, Ph.D.
    Chief of Staff
    Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Rebekah S. Rasooly, Ph.D. 
    Director
    Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Matt Reilly, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Neuroscience and Behavior
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
     
  • Winifred K. Rossi, MA
    Deputy Division Director
    Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Joni Rutter, Ph.D.
    Division Director
    Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Jeff Schloss, Ph.D.
    Division Director
    Division of Genome Sciences
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Geetha Senthil, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Laura Skow, B.A.
     Scientific Program Analyst
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Erica Spotts, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Sudha Srinivasan, Ph.D., MPH
    Program Officer
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Jeffery P. Struewing, M.D., M.S.
    Program Director
    Division of Genomic Medicine
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Salina Waddy, M.D.
    Program Director
    Office of Clinical Research
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Stacy Wallick, M.P.H.
    Program Officer
    Sub-Saharan Africa and Middle East and North Africa
    Fogarty International Center (FIC)
     
  • Jack Welch, M.D., Ph.D.
     Head of GI, Thoracic, and Neuroendocrine Cancer Therapeutics
    Clinical Investigations Branch
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Kris Wetterstrand, M.S.
    Scientific Liaison to the Director for Extramural Activities
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Della White, Ph.D.
    Health Science Administrator
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Louise Wideroff, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
    Program Director
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Eye Institute (NEI)
     
  • Kenneth L. Wiley, Jr., Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Genomic Medicine
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
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NIH Office of Strategic Coordination Representation:

  • 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)
     
  • Joseph Tiano, 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)
     
  • Michael Steenstra
    Communications Specialist (Operations)
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
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