NAM Staff Directory

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President’s Office

Victor J. Dzau, President
Morgan Kanarek, Chief of Staff and Director of Operations
Celynne Balatbat, Special Assistant
Jessica Covington, Administrative Specialist
Melissa Laitner, Special Assistant
Jessica Marx, Program Officer
Ally Shroff, Executive Assistant

Office of the Leonard D. Schaeffer Executive Officer

Michael McGinnis, Leonard D. Schaeffer Executive Officer and Senior Scholar
Therese Lowe, Executive Assistant

Membership & Governance

Elena Fuentes-Afflick, Home Secretary
Carlos del Rio, International Secretary
Se Kim, Director 
Donna Duncan, Deputy Director
Chiquita Boston, Senior Council & Membership Assistant
Sara Hitzig, Membership Program Officer
Jamal Samuel, Senior Membership Associate

Office of Communications

Laura DeStefanoDirector
Jenna Ogilvie, Deputy Director & Managing Editor, NAM Perspectives
Madeleine Deye, Senior Editorial Assistant
Radhika Hira, Communications Officer
Talia Lewis, Senior Communications Associate
Samantha Phillips, Communications Officer

Office of Finance & Administration

Alison Holdcroft, Director of Finance
Joi Washington,
Senior Administrative Officer
David Chang,
Financial Associate
Salman Chaudhry, Financial Associate
Ravenna Martin, Financial Associate

Development Office

Alison Purvis, Chief Development Officer
Kath Sturgeon, Associate Director of Development

Programs Office

Kimber Bogard, Deputy Executive Officer
Jessica Covington,
Administrative/Program Specialist

Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being & Resilience

Farida Ahmed, Associate Program Officer
Catherine Colgan, Research Assistant
Thu Anh (Anh) Tran, Program Officer

Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic

Aisha Salman, Director
Noah Duff, Associate Program Officer
Emma Freiling, Research Assistant
Bailey Radenbaugh, Senior Program Assistant

Committee on Emerging Science, Technology, & Innovation

Celynne Balatbat, Associate Program Officer
Jessica Covington, Program Specialist
Emma Freiling, Research Assistant

Culture of Health Program

Ivory Clarke, Director
Jessica Covington, Program Specialist
Julie Tarrant,
Associate Program Officer
Michael Xu, Research Associate

Healthy Longevity

Maureen Henry, Senior Program Officer
Emma Lower-McSherry,
Senior Program Assistant
Beatriz Pandolfi Silva, Program Specialist
Michele Toplitz,
Senior Program Officer



Leadership Consortium: Collaboration for a Learning Health System

Michael McGinnis, Executive Director
Ayodola Anise, Deputy Director
Laura Adams, Senior Counsel, Science and Technology
Mahnoor (Noor) Ahmed, Associate Program Officer, Science and Technology
Elaine FontaineConsultant
Sarah Greene, Senior Counsel
Amanda Hunt, Senior Program Officer
Annie Murff, Senior Program Assistant
Asia Williams,
Research Associate


Grand Challenge on Climate Change, Human Health, and Equity

Funmi Chinekezi, Program Officer
Elizabeth Finkelman,
 Senior Program Officer
Afeefah Khazi-Syed, Graduate Fellow
Jessica Marx, Program Officer
Justin Massey, Associate Program Officer
Grace Robbins, Associate Program Officer

Advancing Pandemic and Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Preparedness and Response

Morgan Kanarek, Chief of Staff and Director of Operations
Julie Pavlin, Senior Board Director

Human Genome Editing Initiative

Katie Bowman, Senior Program Officer

Vital Directions for Health & Health Care

Jessica Marx, Program Officer


Gregg MargolisDirector
Andrew Cheng, Senior Administrative & Financial Specialist
Yumi Phillips, Program Officer
Mona Rahman, Program Officer

Emerging Leaders in Health & Medicine Program

Se Kim, Co-Director
Gregg Margolis,
Sara Hitzig, Membership Program Officer

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