Staff Directory

NIMHD’s offices and divisions support the Institute’s mission to lead scientific research to improve minority health and reduce health disparities. Learn more about NIMHD’s expertise by clicking on staff members below.

Office of the Director (OD):

  • 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. Tilda Farhat
  • Dr. Steve Newell
  • Tammy Reddick
  • Kester Williams
  • Dr. Barbara Wojciechowski
  • Kimberly Allen — Executive Officer
  • Bryan Maynard — Budget Officer
  • Sharita Brown
  • Floyd Crawford
  • Ranae Harris
  • Carlene Neil-Allman
  • Stephanie Nisson
  • Brenda Parker
  • Kenneth Sonnenberg
  • Terry Williams
  • Sophary Wong
  • Dr. Joan Wasserman - Director
  • Angela Richardson

Grants Management Branch:

Scientific Review Branch

Adjunct Faculty

  • Dr. Nathaniel Stinson — Director, DSP
  • Dr. Regina James — Director of Clinical and Health Services Research
  • 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):

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