Working Group Members

Co-Chairs:

  • Nora Volkow, M.D.
    Director
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

  • Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D.
    Director
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Working Group Coordinators: 

  • Linda Porter, Ph.D.
    Director
    Office of Pain Policy and Planning 
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

  • John Satterlee, Ph.D.  
    Program Director
    Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

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: 

  • Inna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D.
    Program Director, Basic and Mechanistic Research Branch
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

  • Greg Farber , Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) 
  • Nic Johnston, M.S.
    Scientific Program Analyst
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

  • Rebecca Katz
    Project Coordinator
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

  • Michael Kurilla, M.D.,Ph.D.   
    Director, Division of Clinical Innovation
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

  • Rebecca Lenzi Ph.D    
    Health Specialist
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director (OD)

  • Amy C. Lossie, Ph.D.   
    Program Director
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

  • Lucie Low, M.Sc., Ph.D.
    Scientific Program Manager
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

  • Tammy Massie, Ph.D.
    Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
    Office of the Director (OD)

  • Martha Matocha, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) 

  • Kate Nicholson M.A.    
    Program Analyst
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director (OD)

  • Vani Pariyadath, Ph.D.    
    Program Director
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

  • Joe Rudolph
    Chief
    Emerging Technologies and Training in Neurosciences
    Division of Neurosciences, Development and Aging
    Center for Scientific Review (CSR)

  • Leah Pogorzala, Ph.D.
    Health Science Policy Analyst
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

  • Cheryse Sankar, Ph.D.  
    Senior Policy Analyst
    Office of Pain Policy
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

  • David Shurtleff, Ph.D.  
    Acting Director
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
  • Coryse St Hillaire-Clarke, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Sensory and Motor Disorders of Aging Program
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)

  • David Thomas, Ph.D.
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
    NIH Pain Consortium

  • James Witter, M.D., Ph.D.
    Medical Officer
    Skin and Rheumatic Diseases
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

  • Susan Wright, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)

  • Yolanda Vallejo, Ph.D.
    Director, Neuroscience of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders 
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

  • Ming Zhan, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

     

This page last reviewed on August 13, 2018