Erica K. Rosemond is the acting chief of the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program Branch and the acting deputy director of the Division of Clinical Innovation (DCI), where she assists the DCI director in overseeing the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program. Rosemond joined NCATS as a program director in the DCI in October 2015, serving as the deputy director of the CTSA Program hubs in 2018 and then as the director of the CTSA Program hubs in 2020.
Rosemond earned her Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Toronto in Canada, where she specialized in the neurosciences. She joined NIH in 2005 and trained in the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases as a fellow in the Intramural Research Program. Prior to joining NCATS, Rosemond managed grant portfolios at the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute of Mental Health, supporting research education, career development and training. She has provided support to the NIH Advisory Committee to the Director Working Group on the Biomedical Workforce and led education and training efforts for the NIH Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative and the NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative.
Rosemond has broad research interests that range from basic biology to applied clinical research. She is enthusiastic about training the next generation of high-quality biomedical, behavioral and clinical researchers; developing constructive collaborations; and building and promoting cutting-edge new areas of clinical and translational science.