NIH Clinical Center Senior Staff

Office of the Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer
James K. Gilman, MD

Deputy Director for Clinical Care
David Henderson, MD

Acting Chief Nurse Officer
Gwenyth R. Wallen, PhD, RN

Chief Financial Officer
Maria D. Joyce, MBA, CPA

Executive Officer
Colleen A. McGowan, MHA, FACHE

Deputy Director, Educational Affairs & Strategic Partnerships
Frederick P. Ognibene, MD, FCCM, FACP

Departments & Offices

Administrative Management
Chief
Eric L. Cole, MS, FACHE

Animal Program
Chief
Lisa G. Portnoy, DVM

Bioethics
Chief & Head, Section on Human Subjects Research
Christine Grady, PhD, MSN

Head, Section on Ethics & Health Policy
Marion Danis, MD

Head, Unit on Vulnerable Populations
David S. Wendler, PhD, MA

Biomedical Translational Research Informatics
Chief
Jose Galvez, MD

Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology Service
Chief
Paul Wakim, PhD

Clinical Research Informatics
Chief
Jon McKeeby, DSc

Clinical Research Training & Medical Education
Chief
Frederick P. Ognibene, MD, FCCM, FACP

Communications & Media Relations
Chief
Justin Cohen, MS, MA

Credentialing Services
Chief
Joseph Hendry, RHIA

Critical Care Medicine
Chief
Henry Masur, MD

Associate Chief & Medical Director, Therapy & Respiratory Care Section
Director, ICU Stat Laboratory
Anthony F. Suffredini, MD

Assistant Clinical Investigator
Daniel S. Chertow, MD, MPH

Head, Functional Genomics Facility
Robert L. Danner, MD

Head, Critical Care Section
Peter Q. Eichacker, MD

Assistant Clinical Investigator
Jason M. Elinoff, MD

Head, Clinical Epidemiology Section
Sameer S. Kadri, MD, MS

Head, AIDS Section
Joseph Kovacs, MD

Head, Nuclear Cardiology Section
Dorothy McAreavey, MD

Head, Anesthesia Section
Charles Natanson, MD

Medical Director, Procedures, Vascular Access & Conscious Sedation Section
Naomi P. O'Grady, MD

Director of Training
Nitin Seam, MD

Head, Cardiology Section
Michael A. Solomon, MD

Assistant Clinical Investigator
Parizad Torabi-Parizi, MD

Special Volunteer
James Shelhamer, MD

Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge
General Manager
Nicole Pascua, MSW, LICSW, BCD, OSW-C

Employee Ethics
Chief and Deputy Ethics Counselor
Patricia M. Reilly

Financial Resource Management
Deputy
Daniel Rinehuls

Hospital Epidemiology Service
Chief
Tara N. Palmore, MD

Internal Medicine Consult Service
Chief
Fred Gills, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Laboratory Medicine
Chief
Thomas A. Fleisher, MD

Chief, Clinical Chemistry Service
David B. Sacks, MB ChB

Chief, Hematology Service
Raul Braylan, MD

Chief, Microbiology Service
Karen M. Frank, PhD, MD, D(ABMM)

Management Analysis & Reporting
Chief
Rachael Schacherer, MPP

Management, Planning & Public Liaison
Chief
Vacant

Materials Management & Environmental Services
Chief
Bernard Harper

Medical Records
Chief
Patricia Coffey, RHIA

Nursing
Chief Nurse Officer, Acting
Gwenyth R. Wallen, PhD, RN

Deputy Chief Nurse, Research & Practice Development
Gwenyth R. Wallen, PhD, RN

Nursing Service Chief, Medical Surgical Specialties
Ann Marie Matlock, RN, MSN, NE-BC

Nursing Service Chief, Neuroscience, Behavioral Health & Pediatrics
Barbara A. Jordan, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Nursing Service Chief, Oncology and Critical Care
Deborah Kolakowski, RN, MSN

Nutrition
Chief
David Folio, MS, RD

Operations
Deputy Executive Officer
Colleen A. McGowan, MHA, FACHE

Pain & Palliative Care
Chief
Ann Berger, MD

Patient Relations & Recruitment Services
Chief
Denise Ford, MS, RD

Patient Representative
Antoinette Jones, MSOD, RN

Patient Safety & Clinical Quality
Chief
Laura Lee, RN, MSc

Patient Support Services
Chief
Karen Kaczorowski, RN, MHSA

Pediatric Service
Chief
Deborah P. Merke, MD, MS

Perioperative Medicine
Chief
Andrew Mannes, MD, ME

Chief, Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care
Zena Quezado, MD

Pharmacy
Chief
Majid R. Tanas, PharmD, MHA, MS

Positron Emission Tomography
Chief
Peter Herscovitch, MD

Protocol Services
Chief
Kim Mitchell, RHIA

Purchasing & Contracts
Chief
Susan Nsangou

Radiology & Imaging Sciences
Acting Director
Elizabeth C. Jones, MD

Associate Director for Clinical Services
Elizabeth C. Jones, MD

Chief, Nuclear Medicine
Ronald D. Neumann, MD

Chief, Laboratory of Diagnostic Radiology Research
Director, Imaging Sciences Training Program
Joseph A. Frank, MD, MS

Chief, Clinical Imaging Processing Services
Ronald Summers, MD, PhD

Director, NIH Center for Interventional Oncology
Chief, Interventional Radiology Section
Bradford Wood, MD

Rehabilitation Medicine
Chief
Leighton Chan, MD, MPH

Chief, Functional & Applied Biomechanics Section
Diane L. Damiano, PhD, PT

Director, Rehabilitation Medicine Consult Service
Galen Joe, MD

Chief, Occupational Therapy Section
Bonnie C. Hudson OTR/L

Chief, Speech Language Pathology Section
Beth Solomon, MS, CCC-SLP

Chief, Epidemiology & Biostatistics Section
Elizabeth K. Rasch, PhD, PT

Chief, Recreational Therapy Section
Donna Gregory, CTRS, MBA

Chief, Physical Therapy Section
Michaela R. Smith, PT, M Ed

Social Work
Chief
Kathleen M. Baxley, MHA, MBA, LIC SW, LCSW

Spiritual Care
Chief
John M. Pollack, MDiv., BCC

Transfusion Medicine
Chief
Harvey G. Klein, MD

Acting Chief, Blood Services Section
Kamille West, MD

Chief, Cell Processing Station
David. F. Stroncek, MD

Chief, Clinical Studies Associate Director of Research
Harvey Alter, MD

Chief, Laboratory Services Section
Willy A. Flegel, MD

Workforce Management & Development
Chief
Hillary J. Fitilis, JD, MA

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