Roberto Flores, Ph.D., M.P.H.


Responsibilities & Activities

Dr. Flores is the Deputy Director of the ONR and serves as a Coordinator for the Nutrition Research Implementation Working Groups (IWGs) in the Office of Nutrition Research. In this role, he facilitates the implementation efforts for the Strategic Plan for NIH Nutrition Research and support the activities of the IWGs with ONR colleagues and other IC’s. Dr. Flores also serves as co-chair for the Microbiome, Diet & Health Interrelationships Implementation Work Group.

Areas of Expertise

Human microbiome and nutrition research; Infectious disease Epidemiology; Bioassay development and validation; Molecular screening of viral infections; Next generation sequencing technologies in cancer research and infectious disease; Cancer prevention and control program; Grant management; Scientific program coordination and development.


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This page last reviewed on September 29, 2022