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Women & Sex/Gender Differences Research Group Members

Chairs:

Center for the Clinical Trials Network (CCTN)

  • Carmen L. Rosa, M.S. - (301) 443-9830 - clinical research/clinical trials; regulatory affairs; health disparities/ethnic populations; women's health; and criminal justice
  • Betty Tai, Ph.D. - (301) 443-6697 - clinical pharmacology; clinical trials relevant to clinical practice

Division of Basic Neuroscience & Behavioral Research (DBNBR)

  • Beth Babecki, M.A. - (301) 435-0899 - training and career development
  • Kris Bough, Ph.D., 301-443-9800 - smoking cessation treatment, clinical drug development, neuroscience
  • Vishnudutt Purohit, DVM, Ph.D. - (301) 594-5753 - prenatal and perinatal exposure of drugs; HIV/AIDS and HCV basic research; cardiovascular and hepatotoxicity; oxidative stress, inflammation, and apoptosis; epithelial and endothelial barriers, including blood brain barrier
  • Joni Rutter, Ph.D. - (301) 443-1887 - genetics
  • Shelley Su, Ph.D. -  (301) 402-3869 - negative affect, operant conditioning, cognition

Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research (DCNBR)

  • Joe Frascella, Ph.D. - (301) 443-4877 - clinical neurobiology; human neuroscience
  • Mary Kautz, Ph.D., - 301-443-3206 - Neuropsychopharmacology, Human Behavioral Psychopharmacology, Smoking
  • Samia Noursi, Ph.D. - (301) 594-5622 - sex/gender differences; women's health; children's social and emotional development; child maltreatment; domestic violence
  • Karen Sirocco, Ph.D. - (301) 451-8661- clinical neuropsychology; comorbid mental health disorders; consequences of youth drug use/abuse
  • Cora Lee Wetherington, Ph.D. - (301) 435-1319 - basic behavioral laboratory research (animals and humans); prenatal drug exposure; sex/gender differences; vulnerability

Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research (DESPR)

  • Dionne J. Jones, Ph.D. - (301) 402-1984 - interventions and treatment services for HIV/AIDS; gender differences; co-occurring disorders; ethnic populations (african american)
  • Elizabeth Lambert, M.Sc. - (301) 402-1933 - natural history and epidemiology of HIV/AIDS among drug users; HIV/AIDS and drug abuse; clinical epidemiology and HIV disease
  • Jacqueline Lloyd, Ph.D. - (301) 443-8892 - drug abuse prevention interventions; HIV prevention in at risk populations; peer and social network prevention interventions; role of family and peer factors on adolescent drug use
  • Marsha Lopez, Ph.D. - (301) 443-6504 - epidemiology of drug use and disorder; comorbidity of drug and other psychiatric disorders; national studies examining the patterns of drug use and disorder across the life course; research training

Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse (DPMCDA)

Office of Science Policy and Communications (OSPC)

  • Elizabeth Davis, M.P.H. - (301) 594-6317 - adolescent behavior; community-based research; public health
  • Carol Krause, M.A. - (301) 594-6148 - public education and outreach; media; web content; social marketing

Office of the Director

  • Katherine Davenny, M.P.H. - (301) 443-2146 - HIV/AIDS & other infectious diseases; medical consequences; medical/prevention interventions; mother-infant transmission; cross-NIH collaborations
  • Lynda Erinoff, Ph.D. - (301) 402-1972 - pharmacology; neuroscience; AIDS
  • Dale Weiss - (301) 443-6036 - international research collaboration; international research training; international research funding
  • Susan Weiss, Ph.D. - (301) 443-6071 - science policy and research; training

Contact:

Any questions or concerns regarding the Women and Gender Research Group please contact Cora Lee Wetherington, Ph.D. (301) 435-1319 or wetherington@nih.gov and/or Samia Dawud Noursi, Ph.D. (301) 594-5622.

This page was last updated September 2015