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Immediate Office of the Director (IMOD)


Major Responsibilities

Oversees the full range of Office of Extramural Research (OER) activities

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Senior Leadership:

Director OER, NIH Deputy Director
for Extramural Research, Michael Lauer, M.D.

Contact: Melanie Showe – Executive Assistant

Deputy Director, Office of Extramural Research
Liza Bundesen, Ph.D.

Key Points of Contact:

Paula Goodwin, Ph.D. - Program Administration
Kathy Salaita, Sc.D. - Peer Review Policy (Acting)
Julia Slutsman, Ph. D. - Genomic Data Sharing Implementation
Patricia Valdez, Ph.D. - Research Integrity

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This page last updated on January 25, 2022
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