Council of Councils Membership

Council of Councils Membership

CHAIR

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D. (2018)
Director
Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and
Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI)
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health

MEMBERS

All terms end October 31 of year in parenthesis.

Maria L. Acebal, J.D. (2022)
Board of Directors
Food Allergy Research Education (FARE)
Former CEO
Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)
McLean, Virginia

Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D. (2018)
Professor and Director
Institute of Molecular Medicine (IMM) Center
for Human Genetics
Kozmetsky Family Chair in Human Genetics
Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health     
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, Texas

Melissa Brown, M.D., M.N., M.B.A. (2018)
Professor of Ophthalmology
Thomas Jefferson University
President and CEO
Center for Value-Based Medicine
Flourtown, Pennsylvania

Molly Carnes, M.D., M.S. (April 2018)
Co-Director
Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute
Professor, Departments of Medicine, Psychiatry,
and Industrial and Systems Engineering
Director, Center for Women's Health Research
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

Jorge L. Contreras, J.D. (2018)
Professor of Law, College of Law
Adjunct Professor, Human Genetics
S.J. Quinney College of Law
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Jonathan Epstein, M.D. (2018)
William Wikoff Smith Professor of Medicine
Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Vice Dean
Perelman School of Medicine at the University
of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hakon Heimer, M.S. (April 2018)
Founder and Executive Editor
Schizophrenia Research Forum, Brain and Behavior
Research Foundation
Program Advisor for Cognitive Disorders
Founder, Cure Alliance for Mental Illness
Providence, Rhode Island

Patricia D. Hurn, Ph.D., R.N. (2022)
Professor and Dean of Nursing
School of Nursing 
Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and
Developmental Biology 
School of Literature, Science and the Arts
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Terry L. Jernigan, Ph.D. (April 2018)
Professor of Cognitive Science, Psychiatry, and Radiology
Director, Center for Human Development
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California

R. Paul Johnson, M.D. (2022)
Director
Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Sachin Kheterpal, M.D., M.B.A. (2022)
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Vivian S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A. (April 2018)
Professor of Radiology
University of Utah
Former Dean and CEO, University of Utah Health Sciences
Salt Lake City, Utah

Kimberly K. Leslie, M.D. (April 2018)
Professor, Chair, and Departmental Executive Officer
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Jennifer R. Niebyl Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa

Jian-Dong Li, M.D., Ph.D. (2022)
Professor and Director
Institute for Biomedical Sciences
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia

Guillermina Lozano, Ph.D. (April 2018)
Professor and Chair
Department of Genetics
The Univesity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Terry Magnuson, Ph.D. (2019)
Vice Chancellor for Research
Sarah Graham Kenan Professor
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Edith P. Mitchell, M.D., FACP, FCPP (2022)
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology
Department of Medical Oncology
Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities
Associate Director, Diversity Affairs
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Charles P. Mouton, M.D., M.S. (2022)
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor, Department of Family Medicine
School of Medicine
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas

John Postlethwait, Ph.D. (2018)
Professor of Biology
Institute of Neuroscience
University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon

Keith A. Reimann, D.V.M. (April 2018)
Professor
Department of Medicine
Senior Director, Massbiologics 
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Scout, Ph.D. (2022)
Vice President of Social Justice
The Torvus Group
Executive Director
Tellus Who
Beverly Hills, California

J. Leslie Winston, Ph.D., D.D.S. (2018)
Director
Global Oral Care Professional & Scientific Relations and Clinical Operations
Mason Business Center
The Procter & Gamble Company
Mason, Ohio

Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, M.P.H. (2018)
Executive Director
Children’s Environmental Health Network
Washington, District of Columbia

Gail Yokote, M.S. (2018)
Librarian, Emeritus
University Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, California

EX-OFFICIO

Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Principal Deputy Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

Franziska B. Grieder, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Director
Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), DPCPSI,
Office of the Director (OD)
Bethesda, Maryland

LIAISONS

(The heads of the DPCPSI program offices serve as liaisons for the Council of Councils.)

Janine A. Clayton, M.D.
Director
Office of Research on Women's Health
DPCPSI, OD

Paul M. Coates, Ph.D.
Director
Office of Dietary Supplements, Office of Disease
Prevention (ODP), DPCPSI, OD

Maureen M. Goodenow, Ph.D.
Director
Office of AIDS Research, DPCPSI, OD

Franziska B. Grieder, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Director
ORIP, DPCPSI, OD

David M. Murray, Ph.D.
Director
ODP, DPCPSI, OD

Karen L. Parker, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Director
Sexual and Gender Minorities Research Office
DPCPSI, OD

William T. Riley, Ph.D.
Director
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research,
DPCPSI, OD

Elizabeth L. Wilder, Ph.D.
Director
Office of Strategic Coordination, DPCPSI, OD

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
Director
Tribal Health Research Office
DPCPSI, OD

 

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