Members of the NIH Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers (as of 1/9/2020)


Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D., Acting Director, NIH
Janine Austin Clayton, M.D., Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health

Institute and Center Directors

Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institute of Mental Health
Griffin P. Rodgers, M.D., M.A.C.P., Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Office of the Director

Benjamin Butler, J.D., Senior Attorney, Office of the General Counsel (Ex-Officio)
Belinda Seto, Ph.D., Special Advisor, Immediate Office of the Director
Tara A. Schwetz, Ph.D.,Acting Principal Deputy Director

Intramural Research

Susan Amara, Ph.D., Chief & Scientific Director, National Institute of Mental Health
M. Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D., Scientific Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Edward Giniger, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Michael Gottesman, M.D., Deputy Director for Intramural Research
Elizabeth Murphy, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Elaine Ostrander, Ph.D., Chief & NIH Distinguished Investigator, Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute
Joan Schwartz, Ph.D., Special Volunteer, Office of Intramural Research

Extramural Research

Marie Bernard, M.D., Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity
Michelle Jones-London, Ph.D., Chief, Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity
Michael S. Lauer, M.D., Deputy Director for Extramural Research


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