Patrick Still, Ph.D.

Scientific Review Officer, Office of Scientific Review

Patrick Still, Ph.D.

Phone: 301-451-3849


National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 401
Bethesda, MD 20892-5475

Patrick Still, Ph.D., joined the Office of Scientific Review at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) in October 2020 as a scientific review officer. In this capacity, he coordinates the scientific review of applications submitted to NCCIH in response to its various funding opportunity announcements. 

Dr. Still received his Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy from The Ohio State University, where he studied nicotinic receptor antagonistic effects of trisubstituted piperidines isolated from Vietnamese tropical plants. During his postdoctoral work at University of California, Santa Cruz, he studied nuclear magnetic resonance and mass spectrometric methods in the structural elucidation of compounds of marine and bacterial origin. He also served as associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, California, where he was principal investigator of National Institutes of Health–funded studies in natural products discovery.