Biography

Division:
Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences DABP
IRG:
Population Sciences and Epidemiology PSE

Dr. Delia Olufokunbi Sam is Chief of the Population Sciences and Epidemiology Integrated Review Group at the Center for Scientific Review.

Prior to this position she was the Scientific Review Officer for Health Disparities and Equity Promotion (HDEP) in the Healthcare Delivery and Methodologies Integrated Review Group and also served as the CSR SRO Training Workshop Coordinator.

Dr. Olufokunbi Sam earned her Ph.D. in clinical and health psychology from the University of Florida and received postdoctoral training in mental health services research and policy at the University of South Florida Department of Mental Health Law and Policy. Before joining CSR, Dr. Olufokunbi Sam was the Deputy Director of the Center of Integrated Behavioral Health Policy at the George Washington University, where she managed a diverse portfolio of behavioral health research and policy. She was also an assistant professor of Health Policy in the Department of Health Policy at the George Washington University. Her research has focused on behavioral health policy, substance abuse prevention and treatment, minority health, and child welfare.