Jeffrey Diamond, Ph.D., Acting Scientific Director, NINDS
Dr. Jeffrey Diamond, was appointed Acting Scientific Director in August 2022. He joined NINDS as an investigator in 1999, and a year later was awarded the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering. Dr. Diamond was promoted to Senior Investigator in 2007, and his ground-breaking research has focused on how synapses, neurons and small circuits perform computational tasks required for visual information processing in the mammalian retina.
As the Scientific Director, Dr. Diamond provides overall executive direction and scientific leadership for the entire NINDS Intramural Research Program (IRP). The Office of the Scientific Director (OSD) is responsible for providing programmatic oversight, review, and evaluation of research programs; enriching the mentoring and training of intramural scientists; managing and allocating research, IT, and fiscal resources; enabling robust interaction with scientists outside the NIH; and providing administrative support for the NINDS IRP.
The OSD manages activities essential to the success of the overall operation of the research program, while actively promoting a diverse environment that encourages collaborative and rigorous science in support of the NINDS mission.
Address: Office of the Scientific Director, NINDS, 35A Convent Dr., Rm. GF-144, MSC 3716, Bethesda, MD 20892
|Simon Halegoua, Ph.D.||Senior Advisor|
|R. Benjamin Free, Ph.D.||Assistant Director of Science Operations Support|
|Rachael Schacherer||Chief of Staff|
|Liza Litvina, Ph.D.||Scientific Policy Analyst|
|Caren Collins||Supervisory Program Analyst|
|Duilio Correa||Management Analyst|
|Jennifer Delawder||Title 42 Program Coordinator|
|MaryCatherine Hellmuth||Program Specialist|
|Jessica Myles||Executive Assistant|
|Rita Devine, Ph.D.||Assistant Director for Science Administration|
|Yvette Pittman, Ph.D.||Director of Training and Education|
|Angel de la Cruz, Ph.D.||Diversity and Postbac Program Coordinator|
|Christine Koch-Paiz||Chief Administrative Officer|
|Yang Fann, Ph.D.||Intramural IT Director|
|Sue Ano, Ph.D.||Director, Technology Transfer Office (TTO)|
|Chief, Animal Health Care Section|