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Grants and Funding: Extramural Programs (EP)

Staff Directory

Office of the Director

Valerie Florance, PhD
Director, NLM Extramural Programs

Heads NLM's Extramural Programs Division, which is responsible for the Library's grant programs. Coordinator for NLM informatics training programs. NLM in focus March 9, 2011 features Dr. Valerie Florance, Extramural Programs Director. Read more
301-496-4621
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: florancev@mail.nih.gov

Anna Calcagno, PhD
Deputy Director, NLM Extramural Programs
Oversees day to day operations of the NLM Extramural Programs Division. Carries out evaluation of the outcomes and impact of NLM's grant programs and coordinates collaborative extramural activities with other NIH Institutes and Centers.   
301-496-4621
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: anna.calcagno@nih.gov

Lauren Brand
Program Specialist, NLM Extramural Programs
Performs administrative and technical duties supporting the OD, Scientific Review, and Grants Management functions.
301-496-4621
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: lauren.brand@nih.gov

Administrative Office

Annmarie Carr, MSM
Chief Administrative Officer

The Chief Administrative Officer provides leadership and oversight of the Administrative Management Services within the Division. Provides a wide variety of activities in the areas of budget, finance, personnel, procurement, space management, contract administration, and policy planning for the NLM Division of Extramural Programs.
301-496-4621
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: carraa@mail.nih.gov

Ronald Shaw
Administrative Officer

Provides a wide variety of activities in the areas of budget, finance, personnel, procurement, space management, contract administration, and policy planning for the NLM Division of Extramural Programs.
301-496-4621
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: rshaw@mail.nih.gov

Valerie Bartlett
Program Specialist 

Performs administrative and technical duties supporting the OD, admin, and program functions.
301-594-5400
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: bartletv@mail.nih.gov

Tesfai Berhane
LAN Support Administrator
Coordinates all computer and LAN support for the Extramural Programs office.
301-496-4621
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: berhant@mail.nih.gov

Committee Management Office

Christine Ireland
Chief Committee Management Officer
Advises on laws and regulations that govern advisory committees for the NLM, ethics and conflict of interest rules, financial reporting requirements, chartering, and nomination procedures.
301-594-4929
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: irelanc@mail.nih.gov

Victoria Townsend
Committee Management Specialist
Works with the Committee Management Officer in managing the federal advisory committee process for the NLM and with the management of the Board of Regents meetings.
301-496-3113
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: victoria.townsend@nih.gov 

Michelle Krever
Committee Management Assistant

Assists the Committee Management Officer in managing the federal advisory committee process for the NLM and with the management of the Board of Regents meetings.
301-594-4929
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: kreverm1@mail.nih.gov

Scientific Review Office

Zoe Huang, MD
Chief Scientific Review Officer

Supervises the work and staff of NLM's Scientific Review office, which performs and coordinates peer review for NLM extramural grant applications.
301-594-4937
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: huangz@nih.gov

Mindy Nicolas
Review Program Specialist

Provides technical and administrative expertise and support for the NLM Extramural Programs peer review function.
301-496-4253
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: nicolam@mail.nih.gov

Program Office

Hua-Chuan Sim, MD
Chief Program Officer

Scientific program contact for clinical and public health informatics research, applied informatics and career awards.
301-496-4253
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: simh@mail.nih.gov

Alan VanBiervliet, PhD
Program Officer
Scientific program contact for user-centered informatics research, applied informatics and career awards. Also responsible for Scholarly Works grants.
301-594-1297
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: alan.vanbiervliet@nih.gov

Yanli Wang, PhD 
Program Officer 
Scientific program contact for Data Science, and data management for the RADx-rad Data Coordination Center. 
301-827-7092 
Fax: 301-402-2952 
Email: yanli.wang@nih.gov  

Jane Ye, PhD
Program Officer

Scientific program contact for bioinformatics/computational biology, translational informatics research and career awards. Also responsible for SBIR/STTR grants.
301-594-4927
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: yej@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Office 

Samantha Tempchin
Chief Grants Management Officer
Provides stewardship and oversight of the grant awards issued by the NLM, including maintaining the Extramural Program Budget.  
301-496-4221
Fax:
Email: tempchins@mail.nih.gov 

Amy Keener
Grants Management Specialist

Responsible for the business and financial management of grant awards issued by the NLM.
301-496-4221
Fax: 301-402-2952
Email: akeener@mail.nih.gov

Ebony Hughes
Grants Management Specialist (COTA)

Responsible for the business and financial management of grant awards issued by the NLM.
301-496-4221
Fax: 301-402-2952
ebony.hughes@nih.gov

 

Standing Committees that Review NLM grants:


Biomedical Informatics, Library and Data Science Review Committee - Current Membership
National Library of Medicine Board of Regents - Current Membership
National Library of Medicine Board of Regents - Member Profiles

Last Reviewed: September 9, 2020