Staff Directory

Office of the Director (OD):

  • Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable — Director
  • Dr. Joyce Hunter — Deputy Director
  • Dr. Courtney Ferrell Aklin — Chief of Staff
  • Angela Bates — Special Assistant
  • Aaron Credle — Program Specialist
  • Kina Hendrick — Ethics Specialist
  • Ana Kuchilla — Secretary
  • Katherine Ramirez — Assistant to the Director
  • Dr. Natasha Williams — Legislative Liaison
  • Kelli Carrington — Director of Communications
  • Whitney Anderson
  • Kyan Chuong
  • Edgar Dews
  • Rebecca Newton
  • Shelly Pollard
  • Wesley Thorn
  • Dr. Deborah Duran — Chief, OSPLSP
  • Dr. Patrice Armstrong
  • Dr. Nancy Breen
  • Dr. Carole Christian
  • Dr. Jessica Escobedo
  • Dr. Tilda Farhat
  • Dr. Steve Newell
  • Tammy Reddick
  • Kester Williams
  • Dr. Barbara Wojciechowski
  • Kimberly Allen — Acting Executive Officer
  • Bryan Maynard — Budget Officer
  • Iesha Baskins
  • Sharita Brown
  • Floyd Crawford
  • Carlene Neil-Allman
  • Brenda Parker
  • Kenneth Sonnenberg
  • Chris Spates
  • Terry Williams
  • Sophary Wong
  • Dr. Joan Wasserman - Director
  • Angela Richardson

Grants Management Branch:

  • Priscilla Grant — Grants Management Officer
  • Carla Griffith
  • Janet Mfon
  • Sy Shackleford

Scientific Review Branch

  • Dr. Thomas Vollberg — Chief, Scientific Review Branch
  • Crystal Davis
  • Dr. Deborah Ismond
  • Dr. Maryline Laude-Sharp
  • Dr. Xinli Nan
  • Dr. Richard Palmer
  • Dr. Kevin Gardner — Acting Scientific Director
  • Dr. Lauren Amable
  • Mary Andrews
  • Dr. Kelvin Choi
  • Dr. Dionne Coker-Appiahq
  • Lindsey Crawford
  • Dr. Sherine El-Toukhy
  • Dr. Sharon Jackson
  • Dr. Mohamed Kabbout
  • Dr. Fatima Karzai
  • Daniel Li
  • Krystine McGrath
  • Melanie Sabado
  • Eric Shide
  • Gail Taylor
  • Dr. Aibing Wang
  • Ajunae Wells
  • Dr. Tingfen Yan
  • Dr. Nathaniel Stinson — Director, DSP
  • Dr. Regina James — Director of Clinical and Health Services Research
  • Dr. Marcia Gomez
  • Dr. Benyam Hailu
  • Dr. Beda Jean-Francois
  • Dr. Nancy Jones
  • Phuong-Tu Le
  • Dr. Andrew Louden
  • Stephanie Mariette
  • Dr. Priscah Mujuru
  • Dr. Richard Palmer
  • Dr. Adelaida Rosario
  • Vincent Thomas

DSP, Office of Research Training and Capacity Building (ORTCB):

  • Vacant - Chief ORTCB
  • Dr. Richard Berzon
  • Dr. Dorothy Castille
  • Dr. Rina Das
  • Dr. DeLoris Hunter
  • Kesi Williams

DSP, Office of Research Innovation and Program Coordination (ORIPC):

  • Dr. Michael Sayre — Chief, ORIPC
  • Dr. Jennifer Alvidrez
  • Ligia Artiles
  • Dr. Nishadi Rajapakse
  • Dr. Meryl Sufian
  • Dr. Derrick Tabor
  • Dr. Xinzhi Zhang