Samantha Jonson joined the NCATS Division of Clinical Innovation (DCI) as an operations manager in September 2013. In this capacity, Jonson provides extensive programmatic support for the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program. Jonson also facilitates collaborative initiatives with external stakeholders, ensuring that work is synergized for optimal results. Before joining NCATS, Jonson was a litigation paralegal for a mid-sized law firm in the Washington, D.C., area.
Jonson holds a bachelor’s degree in both psychology and dance from Muhlenberg College and a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Also an accomplished performer, Jonson has received numerous performing arts scholarships and has been privileged to have had many professional performance opportunities.
Jonson is motivated to help streamline and organize projects so that results can be achieved more efficiently. She also is excited to work with brilliant and innovative scientists every day.