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NCATS Programs & Initiatives

Division of Clinical Innovation Staff

Contact the staff listed below for more information about the NCATS Division of Clinical Innovation (DCI).

DCI Office of the Director

Name

Phone Number

Michael Gregory Kurilla, M.D., Ph.D.
Division Director

(301) 435-4000

Clare Schmitt, Ph.D. 
Deputy Division Director

(301) 827-3787

Jane Atkinson, D.D.S.
Trial Innovation Network Director 

(301) 827-6031

Ken Gersing, M.D.
Director of Informatics

(301) 827-2511

Mary Purucker, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of CTSA Program Hubs

(301) 435-0741

Erica Rosemond, Ph.D.
Deputy Director of CTSA Program Hubs 

(301) 594-8927

DCI Program Directors

Name

Phone Number

Philip John (P.J.) Brooks, Ph.D.

(301) 443-0513

Olga Brazhnik, Ph.D.

(301) 435-0758

Rashmi Gopal-Srivastava, M.Sc., Ph.D.

(301) 402-4336

Valery Gordon, Ph.D., M.P.H.

(301) 827-1925

H. Timothy Hsiao, Ph.D

(301) 594-8928

Patricia Jones, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

(301) 435-0792

Carol Merchant, M.D.

(301) 435-0605

Joan Nagel, M.D., M.P.H.

(301) 827-2512

Bernard Talbot, M.D., Ph.D.

(301) 435-0793

David Wilde, M.D., Ph.D.

(301) 435-0799

DCI Program Administrators

Name

Phone Number

Lupe Aquino
Clinical Trials Specialist

(301) 496-0109

Heather Baker
Program Specialist

(301) 594-8913

Cynthia Boucher, M.S.
Clinical Trials Specialist

(301) 496-0109

Brandin DeChabert
Staff Assistant

(301) 451-3705

Jennifer Greene
Staff Assistant

(301) 594-9903

Scherri Jacobsen
Administrative Support

(301) 594-8934

Rebecca Katz, M.F.A.
Executive Assistant/Project Coordinator

(301) 435-0178