D. Wes Thorn, M.A.

D. Wes Thorn

Office of Communications and Public Liaison
Email: wthorn@nih.gov
Phone: 301-402-1366

D. Wes Thorn serves as the web administrator for the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). He brings more than 30 years of federal and private industry, hands-on experience in the field of information technology. He has a diverse background in website development, design, optimization, compliancy and web management. Mr. Thorn began his career as a system manager, responsible for the daily operations of a computer appointment system at the NIH Clinical Center Call Center. He went on to increase his skillset through the adoption of current trends and platforms which improve web operations and maintenance.

He recently completed a federal management cohort and has mastered leadership and capacity-building.

Mr. Thorn is the web adm He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting: Television and Radio from American University, and a Master of Arts in Mass Communication from Howard University.