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NIDA Consortium on Diversity Affairs

This Consortium serves as the review committee for the Diversity Supplement Program.  Below is a list of the current members.

Name Area(s) of Expertise Phone

Albert Avila, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Diversity and Health Disparities (ODHD)

Director, ODHD; research training and career development; basic research; neuroscience

301-496-8804

Pamela Goodlow (Chair)
Public Health Analyst, Office of Diversity and Health Disparities (ODHD)

Ethnic/minority issues, research training and career development

301-435-0925

Will Aklin, Ph.D.
Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research (DCNBR)

Drug abuse treatment research, treatment research in community settings, treatment of pain

301-443-3207

Ericka Boone, Ph.D
Office of Science Policy and Communications (OSPC)

Neurobiology of substance use and addiction; tobacco control / cessation; ethnic/minority issues; research/career development

301-443-6071

Mark Caulder, MS, MPH
Health Program Specialist, Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research (DBNBR)

Human genetics, pharmacogenetics, genetic interactions related to vulnerabilities to and consequences or drug abuse and addiction

301-443-1887

Debra Dudley
Grants Management Specialist, Office of Management (OM)

Grant management issues

202-722-4093

Dionne Jones, Ph.D.
Acting Branch Chief, Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research (DESPR)

Treatment and Intervention Services for HIV/AIDS; gender differences; co-occurring disorders

301-402-1984

Guifang Lao, M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse (DPMCDA)

Medical consequences of drug abuse and co-occurring infections; clinical molecular biology; immunology; neuroscience

301-443-1061

Yu (Woody) Lin, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research (DCNBR)

Clinical neuroscience; neurobiological substrates of drug abuse and addiction

301-435-1318

Roger Little, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research (DBNBR)

Basic neuroscience; genetics; addiction; mental and neurological disorders; endocrinology

301-435-1316

Vishnudutt Purohit, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research (DBNBR)

Prenatal/perinatal exposure; maternal/fetal pharmacokinetics; pain/analgesia; physiological systems

301-594-5753

Belinda Sims, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research (DESPR)

Prevention; early interventions; preadolescent and adolescent drug abuse and HIV prevention; methodology research

301-402-1533

Kevin Walton, Ph.D.
Program Officer, Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse (DPMCDA)

Medications research; drug development; pharmacology; smoking cessation; cocaine; opiates

301-435-0762

Ericka Wells, M.H.S.
Grants Management Specialist, Office of Management (OM)

Grants management issues

410-254-1853

This page was last updated January 2015