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Grants and Funding
Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers (PA-08-191)
Contacts and Special Interests/Instructions

Release Date: July 1, 2008
Expiration Date: April 7, 2012

NIH Institute or Center


Financial or Grants Management

Office of Research on Women’s Health

Joyce Rudick
Director, Programs and Management
Building 1, Room 201
Bethesda, MD 20892-0161
Telephone: (301) 402-1770
Fax: (301) 402- 1798
Email: joyce.rudick@nih.hhs.gov



National Cancer Institute (NCI) Peter Ogunbiyi, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Program Director
Diversity Training Branch
Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 602
Bethesda, MD  20892-8341
Telephone:  (301) 496-7344
FAX:  (301) 402-4551
Email:  po43t@nih.gov

Amy Knight
Grants Management Specialist
Office of Grant Administration

1003 West 7th Street, FVC/300     
National cancer Institute
Telephone: 301-846-6701
FAX: 301-451-5391

Email: knight@mail.nih.gov

NCI Specific Information: www.cancer.gov

The National Cancer Institute accepts applications twice a year from October 1 to December 1 and from March 1 to May 1, with the funding decisions to be made in April and in July, respectively.

National Eye Institute (NEI)

Jerome R. Wujek, Ph.D.
Research Resources Officer
Division of Extramural Research National Eye Institute National Institutes of Health
5635 Fishers Lane, Suite 13000
Bethesda, MD 20892-9300
Rockville, MD 20852 (for express/courier delivery) Telephone: (301) 451-2020 Fax: (301) 402-0528 E-mail: wujekjer@mail.nih.gov


NEI Specific Information: http://www.nei.nih.gov

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Nara Gavini, Ph.D.
Office of Research Training and Minority Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 9184, MSC 7913
Bethesda, MD 20892-7913
Telephone: (301) 451-5081
Fax: (301) 480-0862
Email: gavininn@nhlbi.nih.gov

Ms. Charmaine Parsad
Division of Extramural Research Activities
Office of Grants Management
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 7138, MSC 7926
Bethesda, MD 20892-7926
Telephone: 301-435-0152
Fax: 301-480-3310
Email: Charmaine_Parsad@nih.gov

NHLBI Specific Information:
NHLBI Guidelines for the Applicant can be found at URL: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/funding/training/guid-app.htm

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Bettie J. Graham, Ph.D.
Program Director
Division of Extramural Research
31 Center Drive, Room B2B07
Bethesda, MD 20892-2033
Telephone: (301) 496-7531
Fax: (301) 480-2770
Email: bettie.graham@nih.hhs.gov


NHGRI Specific Information: http://www.nhgri.nih.gov/

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Michael-David A.R.R. Kerns, M.M., M.S., Ph.D.
Office of Extramural Affairs
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2C218
Bethesda, MD  20892-9205
Telephone:  (301) 496-9322  
FAX:  (301) 402-2945
Email:   michael.kerns@nih.hhs.gov

Ms. Linda Whipp
Grants Management Officer
7201 Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 2N-212
Bethesda, MD 20892-9205
Telephone: 301-496-1472
FAX: 301-402-3672
Email: whippl@mail.nih.gov
Web site: http://www.nih.gov/nia/

NIA Specific Information:
For NIA-specific information & guidance, please refer to NIA’s Web site addressing its administration of the NIH Supplements to Promote Re-entry into Biomedical & Behavioral Research Program:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Angela M. Martinelli, PhD, RN, CAPT, USPHS
Division of Treatment and Recovery Research
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
5635 Fishers Lane, Room 2038
Bethesda, MD 20892-9304
Telephone: (301) 451-8507
FAX:  (301) 443-8774
Email: martinellia@mail.nih.gov
Web Site:  http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

Judy S. Fox
Chief, Grants Management Branch
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse
and Alcoholism
5635 Fishers Lane, Room 3023, MSC 9304
Bethesda, MD  20892-9304
Rockville, MD  20852-1705
Phone:  301-443-4704
FAX:  301-443-3891
Email:  jfox@mail.nih.gov

NIAAA Specific Information: http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Milton. J. Hernandez, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Special Populations and Research Training
Room 2149
6700-B Rockledge Dr. MSC 7610
Bethesda, MD 20892-7610
Telephone: (301) 496- 3775
Fax: (301) 496- 8729
Email: milton.hernandez@nih.hhs.gov

Devon Bumbray-Quarles
Grants Management Specialist
6700-B Rockledge Drive, Room 2253
Bethesda, MD 20892-7614
Telephone: (301) 496-7075

NIAID Specific Information: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/training/reentry.htm

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Justine F. Buschman, M.S.
Program Analyst
One Democracy Plaza
6701 Democracy Blvd, Suite 877
Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Telephone: (301)496-4811
FAX: (301)480-1284

Leslie Littlejohn
Grants Management Analyst
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 832
Bethesda, MD 20892-4872

Phone: (301) 594-2545
Fax: (301) 480-5450
Email: littlele@mail.nih.gov

NIAMS Specific Information: http://www.nih.gov/niams

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

Zeynep Erim, Ph.D.
Program Director
Division of Interdisciplinary Training
6707 Democracy Blvd, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20892-5477
Telephone: (301) 435-6686
Fax: (301) 480-1614
Email: erimz@mail.nih.gov

Florence Turska
Lead Grants Management Specialist
Suite 900 , Democracy ll
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda , MD 20892
Phone: 301 451-4782
Email: turskaf@mail.nih.gov

NIBIB Specific Information: http://www.nibib.nih.gov/Training/SpecialPopulations

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Estella Parrott, M.D., M.P.H.
Program Director
Reproductive Medicine Gynecology Program
Reproductive Sciences Branch
Center for Population Research
6100Exectuive Blvd, Room 8B-01,
Bethesda, MD 20892-7510

Telephone: (301) 496-6515
Fax: (301) 496- 0962
Email: parrotte@mail.nih.gov

Cecilia E. Bruce
Supervisory Grants Management Specialist (Team Leader)
The National Institutes of Health
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
6100 Executive Blvd - Room 8A17L
Rockville, Maryland 20852
Telephone: (301) 496-1304
E-Fax: (301) 451-5510

Fax: (301) 480-4782
E-mail: brucec@mail.nih.gov


NICHD Specific Information: http://www.nichd.nih.gov

NOT-HD-08-007: NICHD strongly encourages electronic submission of the completed request, including all appropriate signatures and supporting documents, to be submitted as a single PDF document. The subject line of the email should contain only the phrase, “NICHD DIVERSITY SUPPLEMENT APPLICATION PDF”, in all caps.

Complete applications should be submitted to the email address below: NICHDDivSupApplic@mail.nih.gov

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

Lana Shekim, Ph.D.
Director, Voice and Speech Programs
Division of Scientific Programs

National Institute on Deafness and Other
Communication Disorders, NIH

6120 Executive Blvd., EPS-400-C MSC 7180
Bethesda, MD 20892-7180
Telephone: (301) 496-5061
Fax: (301) 402-6251
Email: lana.shekim@nih.hhs.gov

Christopher Myers
Chief, Grants Management Branch
Division of Extramural Activities

Executive Plaza South, Room 400B
6120 Executive Blvd., MSC 7180
Bethesda, MD  20892-7180   
(20852 for express mail)
Tel:  301-435-0713
Fax:  301-402-1758
email: myersc@mail.nih.gov

NIDCD Specific Information: www.nidcd.nih.gov

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Kevin S. Hardwick, DDS, MPH
Chief, Research Training and Career Development Branch
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH
6701 Democracy Blvd, Rm 690
Bethesda MD 20892-4878
Phone# 301-594-2765
FAX# 301-402-7033
Email: kevin.hardwick@nih.gov

Mary Daley
Chief Grants Management Officer
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH, HHS
6701 Democracy Blvd, Room 658
Bethesda , MD 20892
Phone: 301-594-4808
FAX: 301-480-3562
Email: md74u@nih.gov

NIDCR Specific Information:


National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Kevin D. McBryde, MD
Program Director
Office of Minority Health Research Coordination (OMHRC)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
II Democracy Plaza, Room 906B
6707 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD  20892-5454
Telephone: (301) 594-9652
Facsimile: (301) 594-9358
E-mail: kevin.mcbryde@nih.gov

Carolyn Kofa
Grants Management Specialist
Grants Management Branch
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Room 746
Bethesda, MD  20817
Telephone:  (301) 594-7687
FAX:  (301) 594-9523
Email:  ck104i@nih.gov

NIDDK Specific Information: http://www2.niddk.nih.gov/Funding/TrainingCareerDev/Research_Supplements

  • NIDDK strongly encourages electronic submission of the completed application request, including all appropriate signatures and supporting documents, to be submitted as a single PDF document. The subject line of the email should contain only the phrase, “NIDDK DIVERSITY SUPPLEMENT APPLICATION PDF”, in all caps.  Please submit the complete application to the following email address: frances.ferguson@nih.hhs.gov
  • Paper submissions may continue to be mailed to the Program Contact indicated above.
  • NIDDK limits support for Re-entry candidates to two years. One additional year of support will be considered as an extension request at the end of two years.
  • The NIDDK caps the requested salary and fringe benefits for investigator-level candidates at $80,000 total direct cost.  This includes the candidate's salary of up to $70,000 per year plus fringe benefits, in accordance with the salary structure of the grantee institution, and must be consistent with the level of effort. Additional funds of up to $10,000 may be requested for supplies and travel.  Equipment may not be purchased.
  • The requested salary and fringe benefits for postdoctoral-level candidates must be in accordance with the salary structure of the grantee institution, consistent with the level of effort, and may not exceed $50,000 per year.  The supplement budget may include up to $6,000 for supplies and travel for the candidate. These funds may not be used to purchase equipment.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Cora Lee Wetherington, Ph.D.
Women & Gender Research Coordinator
Office of the Director
6001 Executive Blvd, Room 4282
Bethesda, MD 20892-9555

Telephone: (301) 435-1319
Fax: (301) 594-6043
Email: cora.wetherington@nih.hhs.gov

Catherine Mills
Grants Management Specialist, NIDA
Grants Management Branch
6101 Executive Boulevard
Suite 270 MSC 8403
Bethesda MD  20892-8403
Telephone: (301) 443-6710
FAX : (301) 594-6847
E-mail: cmills@nida.nih.gov

NIDA Specific Information: http://www.nida.nih.gov/

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Carol Shreffler, Ph.D.
Health Science Administrator
Po Box 12233 (MD EC-23)
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2233
EC/ 3411
Telephone: (919) 541-1445
Fax: (301) 541-5064
Email: carol.shreffler@nih.hhs.gov

Dorothy Duke
Grants Management Officer
111 TW Alexander Drive
P.O. Box 12233
Keystone Building, KS-11
Research Triangle Park, NC  27709-2233
Telephone:  919-541-2749
Fax:  919-540-2860
Email:  duke3@niehs.nih.gov

NIEHS Specific Information: http://www.niehs.nih.gov

NIEHS reviews supplement applications three times a year, in February, May, and September.  Contact the Program Administrator of the parent grant for the deadline for application submission corresponding to the appropriate review date.

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Marion Zatz, Ph.D.
Acting Director, NIGMS Diversity Supplement Program
45 Center Drive MSC 6200
Room 2AS-25E
Bethesda, Md.  20892-6200

Grace Olascoaga

Chief Grants Management Officer


45 Center Drive MSC 6200

Room 2AN.32C

Bethesda, Md.  20892-6200

Phone: 301 594 5520

Fax: 301 480 1969

Email: olascoag@nigms.nih.gov

NIGMS Specific Information: http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Research/Mechanisms/PromoteReentry.htm

See also: NOT-GM-08-127. The purpose of this notice is to enable NIGMS PIs to hold more than one supplement at the same time.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Kathleen M. O’Leary, M.S.W.
Acting Chief, Women’s Programs
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Blvd, Room 8125
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 443-3945
Fax: (301) 443-8552
Email: olearyk@mail.nih.gov

Rebecca D. Claycamp, MS, CRA
Chief Grants Management Officer
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Blvd., Room 6122, MSC 9605
Bethesda , MD   20892-9605
Phone: 301-443-2811
FAX:    301-443-6885
Email: rclaycam@mail.nih.gov

NIMH Specific Information: http://www.nimh.nih.gov

The NIMH has developed specific practices for re-entry research supplement requests that augment the requirements described in this program announcement.  Therefore, consultation with the NIMH Office for Special Populations (OSP) and program staff prior to submission of a request for a research supplement is imperative.  Specific information about preparing re-entry supplement applications for submission to NIMH can be found at: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/research-funding/training/diversity-and-

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Michelle D. Jones-London, Ph.D.
Program Director, Office of Minority Health and Research
6001 Executive Blvd, NSC, Suite 2149
Bethesda, MD  20892-9535
Rockville, MD 20852 (for Express/Courier Service)
Telephone:  (301) 451-7966
FAX:  (301) 594-5929
Email: jonesmiche@ninds.nih.gov

Ms. Melissa Copeland
Grants Management Branch, NINDS

Diversity Supplement Coordinator
6001 Executive Blvd, NSC
Room 3254, MSC 9537
Rockville, Maryland 20892
Telephone: 301-496-7460                                     
Fax: 301-402-0219
Email: Mh601f@nih.gov

NINDS Specific Information: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/

Procedures and Supplementary Information for Preparation, Submission, and Review of Applications for Reentry Research Supplements for NINDS Grantees: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/omhr/diversity_supplements_procedures/

Funding decisions will only be made three times a year, namely by the end of March, June, and December: NOT-NS-08-004.

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

Paul A Cotton, PhD, RD
Program Director, Office of Extramural Activities
National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH
6701 Democracy Blvd., Suite 710
One Democracy Plaza
Bethesda, MD 20892-4870
Telephone: (301) 402-6423
Fax: 301-451-5647 
Email: cottonp@mail.nih.gov 

Ms. Randi Freundlich
Office of Grants and Contracts Management
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)/NIH
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Room 710
One Democracy Plaza
Bethesda, MD 20892-4870
Phone: (301) 594-5974
Fax: (301) 402-4502
Email: freundlichr@mail.nih.gov

NINR Specific Information: www.ninr.nih.gov

National Library of Medicine

Hua-Chuan Sim, MD
Program Officer
Division of Extramural Programs
National Library of Medicine/NIH
6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 301
Bethesda, MD 20892-7968
(For Courier Service, use zip code: 20817)
phone: 301.594.4882 fax: 301.402.2952

Dwight Mowery
NLM Extramural Programs
6705 Rockledge Dr. Suite 301
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-4221
Fax: (301) 402-0421

NLM Specific Information: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ep/Grants.html

John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences

Xingzhu Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
Program Officer
Division of International Training and Research
Fogarty International Center
Building 31, Room B2C39
31 Center Drive, MSC 2220
Bethesda, MD   20892-2220
Telephone: (301) 435-6031
Fax: (301) 402-0779
Email:   liuxing@mail.nih.gov

Bruce R. Butrum
Chief Grants Management Officer
OD, Fogarty International Center, NIH
Building 31, Room B2C29
31 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220
Phone # 301-496-1670
Fax # 301-594-1211
E-mail: butrumb@nih.gov

FIC Specific Information: http://www.fic.nih.gov/

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCAAM)

Alberto L. Rivera-Rentas, Ph.D.
Program Director
HIV/AIDS, Training, and Special Populations Portfolios
Division of Extramural Research
National  Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Tel: (301) 443-8372
Fax: 301-480-3621
Email: riverara@mail.nih.gov

George Tucker, M.B.A.
Chief Grants Management Officer
6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 401
Bethesda, MD 20892-5475
Telephone: (301) 594-9102
FAX:  (301) 480-1552
E-mail: tuckerg@mail.nih.gov

NCCAM Specific Information: http://www.nccam.nih.gov

National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)

Abraham Levy, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator
Division of Biomedical Technology
6701 Democracy Blvd, Room 970
Bethesda, MD 20892-4874
Telephone: (301) 435-0777
Fax: (301) 480- 3659
Email: abraham.levy@nih.hhs.gov

LE, Leslie S
Grants Management Specialist
Office of Grants Management
6701 Democracy Blvd, Room 1051
Bethesda, MD 20892 -3659
Tel: 301 435 0856
Fax: 301 480 3777

NCRR Specific Information: http://www.ncrr.nih.gov/

Office of Dietary Supplements

Mary Frances Picciano, Ph.D.

Senior Nutrition Research Scientist

Office of Dietary Supplements
National Institutes of Health
Suite 3B01
6100 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892-7517

Phone: 301-435-3608
Email: piccianm@od.nih.gov

ODS Specific Information: http://dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov/

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