NAM Staff Directory

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Media inquiries: Megan Lowry

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 of Strategic Communications and Engagement
Jenna Ogilvie, Deputy Director & Managing Editor, NAM Perspectives
Madeleine Deye, Senior Editorial Assistant
Jamie Durana, Content Specialist
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,
Assistant to the Deputy Executive Officer

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

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
Elisabeth Solomon, Research Assistant
Julie Tarrant,
Associate Program Officer

Healthy Longevity


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, Special Advisor
Peak Sen Chua, Consultant
Sarah Greene, Special Advisor
Amanda Hunt, Senior Program Officer
Sunita Krishnan, Program Officer
Annie Murff, Senior Program Assistant
Asia Williams,
Associate Program Officer

 

Grand Challenge on Climate Change, Human Health, and Equity


Elizabeth Finkelman, Director
Franque Alexander,
Program Specialist
Funmi Chinekezi,
Program Officer
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

Health Policy Fellowships and Leadership Programs


Gregg MargolisDirector
Andrew Cheng, Senior Administrative & Financial Specialist
Christopher Kiyaseh, Senior Program Assistant
Victoria Nichols, Senior Program Assistant
Yumi Phillips, Program Officer
Mona Rahman, Program Officer

Emerging Leaders in Health & Medicine Program


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


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