Staff Profile: Michael H. Forde

Michael H. Forde
Michael H. Forde, M.S.P.H.

Scientific Program Analyst

Division of Preclinical Innovation
Therapeutic Development Branch (Contractor)

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

National Institutes of Health

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Michael Forde serves as a scientific program analyst for the Therapeutic Development Branch within NCATS’ Division of Preclinical Innovation, where he supports the program management group, coordinating content development with a focus on communications and portfolio reporting.

Prior to his current role, Forde served as a health communications specialist in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ Inquiry Response Center, supporting the Public Inquiries Team in the Office of Communications and Government Relations.

Forde received a Bachelor of Science in health science from Southern Adventist University and a Master of Science in Public Health from Campbell University. He currently is pursuing a Doctor of Public Health degree at George Washington University’s Milken Institute of Public Health, with a concentration in health behavior.

Professional Interests

Forde is interested in the collaboration behind research evaluation and supports the NCATS’ mission through outreach and communication.