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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 ApproachesContact Person(s)
Basic and MechanisticClinical
AcupunctureAlex H. Tuttle, Ph.D.
Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.
Beda Jean-Francois, Ph.D.
HypnosisErin Burke Quinlan, Ph.D.Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.
Manual TherapiesAlex H. Tuttle, Ph.D.Pete Murray, Ph.D.
Jennifer Baumgartner, Ph.D.
MeditationErin Burke Quinlan, Ph.D.Jennifer Baumgartner, Ph.D.
Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.
MovementInna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D.Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
Music and ArtWen G. Chen, Ph.D.Sekai Chideya, M.D.
Other Body TherapiesAlex H. Tuttle, Ph.D.
Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.
Pete Murray, Ph.D.
Natural ProductsContact Person(s)
Basic and MechanisticClinical
EthnomedicinePatrick Still, Ph.D.Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Herbal/BotanicalsPatrick Still, Ph.D.Sekai Chideya, M.D.
Probiotics/Prebiotics/MicrobiomeHye-Sook Kim, Ph.D.Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Vitamins and Minerals and Other SupplementsHye-Sook Kim, Ph.D.Sekai Chideya, M.D.
Other AreasContact Person(s)
Basic and MechanisticClinical
Healthy Lifestyle and BehaviorsErin Burke Quinlan, Ph.D.Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
Beda Jean-Francois, Ph.D.
Multimodal InterventionsEmrin Horgusluoglu, Ph.D.
Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.
Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.
Military and Veteran StudiesAlex H. Tuttle, Ph.D.Pete Murray, Ph.D.
Health Disparities Inna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D.Sekai Chideya, M.D.
Beda Jean-Francois, Ph.D.
Prevention ResearchErin Burke Quinlan, Ph.D.
Hye-Sook Kim, Ph.D.
Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.
Jennifer Baumgartner, Ph.D.
Dissemination and Implementation Research N/AJennifer Baumgartner, Ph.D.

By Specific Funding Mechanism1

Funding MechanismContact Person(s)
Conference Grants (R13)Inna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D.
Supplements (Diversity, Re-entry)

Sekai Chideya, M.D.

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Small BusinessEmrin Horgusluoglu, Ph.D.
Career Development Awards (K's)Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
Loan Repayment ProgramJennifer Baumgartner, Ph.D.
Training and Career (F's and T's)

Jennifer Baumgartner, Ph.D.

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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