- Division of Neuroscience, Development and Aging – DNDA
Dr. Olufokunbi Sam comes to this position having served in several leadership positions at CSR, including serving as the CSR SRO Training Workshop Coordinator, the Chief of the Population Sciences and Epidemiology Integrated Review Group (IRG) and, more recently, as Chief of the Healthcare Delivery and Methodologies IRG.
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.