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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
Tracy Dowtin - Executive Assistant
Teraya Donaldson, M.S., Ph.D. - Research Training Policy Officer
Lisa Evans, J.D. - Senior Advisor for Scientific Workforce Diversity
Cecilia Gaultney, M.P.S. - Senior Health Science Program Analyst
Omar McCrimmon, M.A. - Communications and Outreach Specialist 
Lynn Morin - Program Analyst
Katrina Pearson - Senior Advisor for Analysis and Reporting
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

Director: Matthew Lockhart