- Office of the Director – OD
Dr. Gabriel Fosu is the Associate Director for Diversity and Workforce Development at the Center for Scientific Review. Between 2013 and 2019, he served as the Chief of the Healthcare Delivery and Methodologies IRG. Prior to that, he served as the scientific review officer for CSR’s Risk, Prevention and Intervention for Addictions study section. Before joining NIH, Dr. Fosu served on the faculties of the Catholic University of America, Howard University, and the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), where he was an associate professor. He took a leave of absence from UMBC to work as the United Nations Chief Technical Adviser at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs-Statistics Division and United Nations Population Fund, where he directed the evaluation, analysis and dissemination of the 1991 Population Census of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and completed seven volumes of technical and policy monographs. He has also served as a consultant to the U.S. Agency for International Development and the World Health Organization. Dr. Fosu received his Ph.D. in sociology from Brown University. His research has been in the areas of demography, social epidemiology, health services research, health disparities, and applied research and evaluation methods.
In his role as Associate Director for Diversity and Workforce Development, he serves as the point of contact for members of the extramural community with concerns related to bias, respectful conduct, or any other issues that could affect fairness in peer review. If you have concerns, please contact him at G.Fosu_AssocDir@csr.nih.gov.