Erin Davis is a supervisory grants management specialist in NCATS’ Office of Grants Management and Scientific Review, where she manages a team of five grants management specialists and a grant portfolio that includes Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program grants; awards funded by The Helping to End Addiction Long-term℠ Initiative, or NIH HEAL Initiative℠; and phased awards.
Prior to joining NCATS in 2019, Davis spent five years at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), where she started her NIH career as a program analyst in the Blood Division before transitioning to grants management. While serving as a grants management specialist at NHLBI, she managed the Institute’s AIDS portfolio and served as the Office of Grants Management liaison in the transition of the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study and the Women’s Interagency HIV Study Combined Cohort Study from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to NHLBI.
Before starting her NIH career, Davis worked as a program manager at the Henry Jackson Foundation, where she managed a complex portfolio of international and domestic programs and served in a supervisory role to employees at five locations across the United States.
Davis started her career in the medical research administration field during her time as an active duty Army officer. In her last duty station, she served for three years as the chief of logistics at the U.S. Army Medical Component — Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Science in Bangkok, Thailand.
Davis has a strong interest in contributing to the advancement of medical research and feels a deep connection to the overall NIH mission through her work in grants management. She works hard to ensure her team knows the importance of their role in the advancement of public health and enjoys working with such a motivated and talented group.