Working Group Members

The Regulatory Science Program has transitioned from Common Fund support. The Working Group member list reflects the membership at the end of the program. For more information please visit https://commonfund.nih.gov/regulatoryscience.

Co-Chair:

  • Christopher P. Austin, M.D.
    Director
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

Working Group Coordinators: 

  • Lucie Low, M.Sc., Ph.D.
    Tissue Chip Program Manager
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • Danilo Tagle, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Special Initiatives
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

Common Fund Program Leader:

  • Mary Ellen Perry, 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: 

  • Nathan M. Appel, Ph.D.
    Director, Toxicology Program
    Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Guillermo Arreaza-Rubin, M.D. 
    Program Director
    Clinical Immunology of Diabetes
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • David Balshaw, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Center for Risk and Integrated Sciences
    Division of Extramural Research and Training
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Lisa Begg, Dr.P.H., R.N.
    Director Research Programs
    Office of Research on Women's Health
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Jill Carrington, Ph.D. 
    Program Director
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Myrtle Davis, DVM, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Toxicology and Pharmacology Branch, DCTD
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Michael Flessner, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    Kidney Inflammation and Inflammatory Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Nancy Freeman, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
     
  • Holli Hamilton, M.D., M.P.H.
    Senior Medical Officer
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Gabriel Hidalgo, MBA
    Division Coordinator
    Office of Grants Management
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Rosemarie Hunziker, Ph.D. 
    Program Director
    Division of Discovery Science and Technology
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
     
  • Lyric Jorgenson, Ph.D.
    Office of Science Policy Analysis
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Christine Kelley, Ph.D.
    Director
    Division of Discovery Science and Technology
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
     
  • Jennie Larkin, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Sara Lin, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Lung Biology and Disease Branch
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Christine Livingston, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Officer
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
     
  • Nadya Lumelsky, Ph.D. 
    Director
    Tissue Engineering and Dental and Craniofacial Regenerative Medicine Research Program
    Integrative Biology and Infectious Disease Branch
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Martha S. Lundberg, Ph.D.
    Program Director, Tissue Engineering
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Aron Marquitz, Ph.D.
    Health Specialist
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health

     
  • Glen McGugan, Ph.D.
    Program Officer, Parasite Biology
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Matthew McMahon, Ph.D.
    Senior Advisor for Translational Research
    Office of the Director
    National Eye Institute (NEI)
     
  • Leah Miller, Ph.D., M.B.A.
    Research Program Officer
    Office of Research on Women's Health
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Melody Mills, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Enteric and Hepatic Diseases Branch
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Richard T. Okita, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Thomas Palker, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • David M. Panchision, Ph.D.
    Program Chief
    Development Neurobiology Program
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIHM)
     
  • Aaron Pawlyk, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Leslie Reinlib, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Exposure, Response, and Technology Branch
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Sheryl Sato, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute on Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Jose Serrano, M.D., Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
    National Institute on Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Douglas M. Sheeley, Sc.D.
    Senior Scientific Officer
    Division of Biomedical Technology, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Lillian Shum, Ph.D.
    Director
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Brian Sorg, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Cancer Diagnosis Program
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Robert Star, M.D.
    Director
    Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
    National Institute on Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Margaret Sutherland, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Neurodegeneration Cluster
    National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • James V. Tricoli, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Diagnostic Biomarkers and Technology Branch
    Cancer Diagnosis Program
    Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Hung Tseng, Ph.D. 
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Division of Skin and Rheumatic Diseases
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Lois A. Tully, Ph.D. 
    Program Director
    Division of Extramural Activities
    National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
     
  • Fei Wang, Ph.D. 
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Anne Zajicek, M.D., Pharm.D.
    Acting Chief
    Obstetric & Pediatric Pharmacology Branch
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

This page last reviewed on January 17, 2018