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Division of Biomedical Research Workforce


Provides ongoing analysis of the biomedical research workforce and evaluation of NIH policies to enable NIH to sustain and grow the biomedical research workforce at all levels to assure the most productive biomedical research endeavor and most effective use of taxpayer dollars. Provides leadership and expertise on program and policy aspects of research training and research career development. Oversees the implementation of and adherence to the NIH diversity policy for extramural programs. Visit the  Training and Career Development Website Link to External Site.

Director:  Ericka Boone, PhD

Contact: Tracy Dowtin, Executive Assistant

Teraya Donaldson, M.S., Ph.D. Research Training Policy Officer

Lisa Evans, J.D. Scientific Workforce Diversity Officer

Lynn Morin*,  Program Analyst

Mohor Biplab Sengupta, Ph.D.*, Health Science Policy Analyst

Extramural Program Policy and Evaluation Officer (Vacant)

Senior Advisor and Research Training Policy Officer (Vacant)

Division of Loan Repayment

Administers all aspects of the NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) for scientists conducting nonprofit research outside of NIH, and supports application and payment activities for NIH Intramural LRPs for NIH employee researchers.

NIH Loan Repayment Programs  Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

Acting Director: Matthew Lockhart

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