Office of the Director (OD) Leadership

Dr. Noni Byrnes


Dr. Bruce Reed

Deputy Director

Dr. Kristin Kramer

Director, Office of Communications & Outreach

Dr. Miriam Mintzer

Director, Office of Training & Development

Ms. Bonnie Ellis

Executive Officer

Ms. MonaLisa Lynch

Deputy Ethics Counselor

Dr. Amy Wernimont

Chief of Staff

Dr. Gabriel Fosu

Associate Director for Diversity and Workforce Development

Dr. Christine Melchoir

Senior Advisor to the Director


Division of Management Services (DMS) Leadership

Ms. Bonnie Ellis

Division Director

Ms. Blair Gosnell

Chief, Administrative Services Branch (ASB)


Chief, Financial Management Branch (FMB)

Ms. Sharon Sealey

Chief, Committee Management Branch (CMB)


Chief, Scientific Review Evaluation Activity (SREA)


Division of Planning, Analysis, and Information Management (DPAIM) Leadership

Dr. Dipak Bhattacharyya

Division Director

Mr. Leo Wu

Chief, IT Services & Solutions Branch (ITSS)


Chief, Analysis, Informatics & Automation Branch (AIA)

Mr. Rashid Shah

Chief, Strategic Planning & Implementation Branch (SPI)


Division of Receipt and Referral (DRR) Leadership

Dr. B. Duane Price

Division Director
Deputy Director


Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences (DABP) Leadership

Dr. Valerie Durrant

Division Director

Dr. Thomas Beres

Chief, Health Services and Systems (HSS)

Dr. Aruna Behera

Chief, Behavioral Processes (BP)

Dr. Lisa Steele

Chief, Epidemiology and Population Health (EPH)

Dr. Jacinta Bronte-Tinkew

Chief, Clinical Care and Health Interventions (CCHI)

Dr. Elia Ortenberg

Chief, Social and Community Influences across the Lifecourse (SCIL)


Division of Basic and Integrative Biological Sciences (DBIB) Leadership

Dr. Raymond Jacobson

Division Director

Dr. Mark Caprara

Chief, Molecular and Cellular Sciences and Technologies (MCST)

Dr. James Mack

Chief, Macromolecular Biophysics and Biological Chemistry (MBBC)

Dr. Elena Smirnova

Chief, Molecular Genetics and Genomics (MGG)

Dr. Vinod Charles

Chief, Bioengineering, Biodata, and Biomodeling Technologies (BBBT)

Dr. Amy Rubinstein

Chief, Basic and Translational Cancer (BTC)

Dr. Maqsood Wani

Chief, Cell and Developmental Biology (CDB)


Division of Neuroscience, Development and Aging (DNDA) Leadership

Dr. Delia Olufokunbi Sam

Division Director

Dr. Samuel Edwards

Chief, Clinical Neuroscience (CN)

Dr. Gagan Pandya

Chief, Basic Neuroscience (BN)

Dr. Wei-Qin Zhao

Chief, Aging and Neurodegeneration (AN)

Dr. Alexei Kondratyev

Chief, Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience (ICN)

Dr. Joseph Rudolph

Chief, Neurotechnology and Vision (NV)


Division of Physiological and Pathological Sciences (DPPS) Leadership

Dr. Ross Shonat

Division Director

Dr. Emily Foley

Chief, Disease Control and Applied Immunology Review Branch (DCAI)

Dr. Raul Rojas

Chief, Immunology and Infectious Diseases B (IIDB)

Dr. Kumud Singh

Chief, Immunology and Infectious Diseases (IIDA)

Dr. Jonathan Ivins

Chief, Kidney, Urology, and Digestive Systems (KUDS)

Dr. Elaine Sierra-Rivera

Chief, Endocrine and Metabolic Systems (EMS)


Division of Translational and Clinical Sciences (DTCS) Leadership

Dr. John Bowers

Division Director

Dr. Eugene Carstea

Chief, Respiratory, Cardiac, and Circulatory Sciences (RCCS)

Dr. Chee Lim

Chief, Musculoskeletal, Skin, and Oral Sciences (MSOS)

Dr. Syed Quadri

Chief, Cancer Diagnostics, Prevention & Therapeutics (CDPT)

Dr. Yuanna Cheng

Chief, Imaging, Surgery, and Bioengineering (ISB)

Dr. Katherine Malinda

Chief, Integrative Vascular Biology and Hematology (IVBH)

Dr. Lambratu Rahman Sesay

Chief, Cancer Therapeutics (CTH)