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Division of Extramural Research Program Directors

You may find it helpful to discuss your proposed research with a staff member prior to submitting a grant application. Each program staff member is responsible for coordinating different scientific research portfolios.

On this page, program staff are listed:

  • By Scientific Areas
  • By Specific Funding Mechanism

Please contact only one program staff member.

By Scientific Areas

Mind and Body Approaches Contact Person(s)
Basic and Mechanistic Clinical
Acupuncture Wen G. Chen, Ph.D. Pete Murray, Ph.D.
Hypnosis Erin Burke Quinlan, Ph.D. Pete Murray, Ph.D.
Manual Therapies Merav Sabri, Ph.D. Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
Meditation Erin Burke Quinlan, Ph.D. Della White, Ph.D. 
Movement Inna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D. Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
Other Body Therapies Wen G. Chen, Ph.D. Pete Murray, Ph.D.
Natural Products Contact Person(s)
Basic and Mechanistic Clinical
Ethnomedicine Craig Hopp, Ph.D. Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Herbal/Botanicals Craig Hopp, Ph.D. Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Probiotics/Prebiotics/Microbiome Hye-Sook Kim, Ph.D. Hye-Sook Kim, Ph.D.
Vitamins and Minerals and Other Supplements Wen G. Chen, Ph.D. Pete Murray, Ph.D.
Other Areas Contact Person(s)
Basic and Mechanistic Clinical
Healthy Lifestyle and Behaviors Merav Sabri, Ph.D. Della White, Ph.D. 
Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
Multimodal Interventions Wen G. Chen, Ph.D. Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Military and Veteran Studies Merav Sabri, Ph.D. Pete Murray, Ph.D.
Health Disparities    Della White, Ph.D. 
Prevention Research Merav Sabri, Ph.D. Della White, Ph.D. 

By Specific Funding Mechanism1

Funding Mechanism Contact Person(s)
Conference Grants (R13) Inna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D.
Supplements (Diversity, Re-entry) Sara Rue, M.P.H.
Small Business Merav Sabri, Ph.D.
Career Development Awards (K's) Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
Loan Repayment Program Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
Training and Career (F's and T's) Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
Research Program Projects (P01) Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

1 For descriptions of all award mechanisms, see Types of Grants and Contracts.

 

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