2021 NIH VIRTUAL SEMINAR ON PROGRAM FUNDING AND GRANTS ADMINISTRATION
Empowering the Research Workforce to Fuel Scientific Discovery

2021 NIH VIRTUAL SEMINAR ON PROGRAM FUNDING AND GRANTS ADMINISTRATION

Presenters

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Jennifer Alvidrez, Ph.D. Senior Advisor for Health Disparities
Program Director, ADVANCE
Ranjini Ambalavanar, Ph.D. Scientist-Investigator
Office of Research Integrity, HHS
Sally Ann Amero, Ph.D. Review Policy Officer/Extramural Research Integrity Liaison Officer
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Marianna Azar Program Specialist
Division of Education and Development
Office for Human Research Protections, HHS
Chernoh Barrie Grants Policy Analyst
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Marie A. Bernard, M.D. NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity (COSWD)
National Institute of Aging (NIA), NIH
Jade Blevins, Ph.D. Customer Relationship Manager, eRA
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Ericka Boone, Ph.D. Director, NIH Division of Loan Repayment
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Rosalina Bray, MSc, CEP NIH Extramural Staff Training Officer
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Alesia M. Brody, M.A. Assistant Grants Compliance Officer
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Michelle Bulls Director, Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA)
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Danielle Carlin, Ph.D., DABT Program Administrator, NIEHS Superfund Research Program
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), NIH
Lisa Chadwick, Ph.D. Program Director
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), NIH
Megan Columbus Director, Division of Communication & Outreach; Program Manager: eSubmission of Grant Apps.
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
John F. Connaughton, Ph.D. Chief, Scientific Review Branch
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH
Scott Cooper, J.D. Assistant Extramural Inventions Policy Officer
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Dawn Corbett, MPH NIH Inclusion Policy Officer
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Sheri Cummins Communications Strategist
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Cindy Danielson, Ph.D Associate Director, Systems Integration, Office of Research Reporting and Analysis, Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Diane Dean Director, Division of Grants Compliance and Oversight
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Mary Fran Deutsch, J.D. Grants Management Specialist
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Cynthia Dwyer, M.A. NIH Virtual Seminar Coordinator
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Stephanie Fertig, M.B.A. HHS Small Business Program Lead
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Ki-Cha Flash-Zapata, M.S. Deputy Director, Division of Grants Compliance and Oversight
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Shawn Drew Gaillard, Ph.D. Chief, Developmental and Cellular Processes Branch
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH
Alison Gammie, Ph.D. Director, Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH
Kasima Garst, M.F.S. Systems Policy Analyst
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Scarlett Gibb Lead Customer Relationship Manager
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Timothy A. Gondré-Lewis, Ph.D. Program Officer
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH
Neera V. Gopee, D.V.M., Ph.D. Director, Division of Policy and Education, OLAW
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Kathy Hancock Grants Compliance Analyst
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Sean Hine Branch Chief, Grants Management Branch
National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH
Tanya Hoodbhoy, Ph.D. Program Director
National Institute on General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH
Brian Hoshaw, Ph.D. Acting Review Chief, Scientific Review Branch
National Eye Institute (NEI), NIH
Alfred C. Johnson, Ph.D. Deputy Director for Management & Chief Financial Officer
Office of the Director, NIH
Calvin A. Johnson, Ph.D. Acting Director, Division of Data Integration and Dissemination,
Office of Research Reporting and Analysis, Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Donna A. Johnson, Ph.D. President and CEO
Pinnacle Technology, Inc.
Shoshana Y. Kahana, Ph.D. NIH Research Training Policy Officer
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Pamela Kearney, M.D. Director, Division of Human Subjects Research
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Karen A. Kehl, Ph.D., RN, FPCN Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer)
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), NIH
John (JP) Kim, J.D. M.B.A., M.P.P., M.Sc., M.A. NIH Extramural Data Sharing Policy Officer
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Peter Kozel, Ph.D Chief, Training and Mentored Section
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). NIH
Lyndi Lahl, R.N., M.S. Human Subjects Officer
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Yvonne Lau, M.B.B.S., M.B.H.L., Ph.D. Director, Division of Education & Development
Office for Human Research Protections, HHS
Michael S. Lauer, M.D. Deputy Director for Extramural Research
National Institutes of Health
Charlene Le Fauve, Ph.D. Senior Advisor to the Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity
Office of the Director, NIH
Emily Linde Director, Grants Management Program
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH
Alison Lin, Ph.D. Acting Chief, Diversity Training Branch
NCI Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NIH
Matthew Lockhart, M.B.A. Acting Director, Division of Loan Repayment (DLR)
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
John Lorsch, Ph.D. Director
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH
Omar McCrimmon Communications Specialist
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Matt McMahon Director, SEED
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Lisa Moeller, C.R.A. Team Leader, Grants Administration Branch
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH
Brent C. Morse, DVM, DACLAM Director, OLAW Division of Compliance Oversight
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Taunton Paine, M.A. Director, Scientific Data Sharing Policy Division
Office of Science Policy (OSP), NIH
B. Duane Price, Ph.D. Acting Director, Division of Receipt and Referral (DRR)
Center for Scientific Review (CSR), NIH
Dharm Rathore, Ph.D. Chief, Scientific Review Branch
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), NIH
Nicole Redmond, M.D., M.P.H, FACP Physician
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), NIH
Rob Rivers, Ph.D. Program Director and Lead for STEP-UP
National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK), NIH
Laura Roman,Ph.D. M.B.A. Customer Service Manager for eSubmissions, ASSIST & CRIMS, eRA
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Mercedes Rubio, Ph.D. Program Director
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), NIH
Dede Rutberg, M.B.A Chief Grants Management Officer
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), NIH
Kathy Salaita, Sc.D. Chief, Scientific Review Branch
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), NIH
Desirée Salazar, Ph.D Program Director
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH
Fatima Sancheznieto, Ph.D. Co-Investigator
National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) Coordination Center
Joe Schumaker Communication Specialist
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Michael Sesma, Ph.D. Chief, Postdoctoral Training Branch
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH
Grace L. Shen, Ph.D Group Leader and Program Director
National Eye Institute (NEI), NIH
Julia Slutsman, Ph.D. Director of Genomic Data Sharing Policy Implementation
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Philip Smith Assistant Compliance Officer
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Joel Snyderman Acting Director , Division of Extramural Inventions and Research Resources
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Shardell M. Spriggs, Ph.D. Program Manager, NIH CounterACT Program
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH
Ashim Subedee, Ph.D. Academic Innovation Lead
Small Business Education and Entrepreneurial Development (SEED), OER
Elyse Sullivan, Ph.D. Communications Strategist
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Kristin Ta Senior Advisor, Office of Policy for Extramural Resarch Administration (OPERA)
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Ryan Talesnik Senior Grants Management Specialist
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH
Corey Taylor Grants Policy Analyst
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Michelle M. Timmerman, Ph.D. Associate Director/Guide Liaison Officer
Division of Receipt and Referral (DRR)
Center for Scientific Review (CSR), NIH
Jacquelyn Tubbs, DVM., DACLAM Animal Welfare Program Specialist, OLAW
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Dennis A. Twombly, Ph.D. Deputy Director, Office of Extramural Policy
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH
Lauren Ullrich, Ph.D. Program Director
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH
Cory Upmeyer Other Transactions Award Specialist
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Patricia Valdez, Ph.D. Extramural Research Integrity Officer
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Tracy Waldeck, Ph.D. Director, Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), NIH
Anil Wali, Ph.D. Program Director
National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH
Kristin Wegner Lead Other Transactions Agreements Specialist
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Crystal Wolfrey Chief, Grants Management Officer
National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH
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Anastasiya Hardison Customer Service Manager, electronic Research Administration (eRA)
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Nastarin Zahir, Ph.D. Chief, Cancer Training Branch
Center for Cancer Training
Amanda Boyce, Ph.D. Program Director
Liza Bundesen, Ph.D. Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH
Faye H. Chen, Ph.D. Program Director
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), NIH
Kelly Drew, Ph.D. Professor and CEO,
Be Cool Pharmaceutics
Kenneth Gibbs, Jr., Ph.D. Director, Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) Program
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH
Nonye Harvey, DrPH, M.P.H. Health Science Policy Analyst
Office of Extramural Research (OER)
Lauren D. Hill, Ph.D. Acting Director, Office for Disparities Research and Workforce Diversity
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), NIH
Julius N. Korley, Ph.D., M.B.A. Director, Entrepreneurship and Strategic Partnerships
Marguerite Matthews, Ph.D. Scientific Program Manager
Sahar Rais Deputy Chief, Grants Management Officer