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NIH Clinical Center Senior Staff

Office of the Director

Clinical Center Director

John I. Gallin, MD

Deputy Director for Clinical Care

David Henderson, MD

Chief Nurse Officer

Clare Hastings, PhD, RN, FAAN

Chief Operating Officer

Maureen E. Gormley, RN, MPH, PhD

Chief Financial Officer

Maria D. Joyce, MBA, CPA

Deputy Director for Educational Affairs and Strategic Partnerships

Frederick P. Ognibene, MD, MCCM, FACP

Department of Perioperative Medicine


Andrew Mannes, MD, ME

Chief; Head, Section on Human Subjects Research

Christine Grady, MSN, PhD

Head, Section on Ethics and Health Policy

Marion Danis, MD

Head, Unit on Vulnerable Populations

David S. Wendler, MA, PhD


Jon McKeeby, DSc


Henry Masur, MD

Deputy Chief; Medical Director, Critical Care Therapy and Respiratory Care Section; Director, Intensive Care Unit Stat Laboratory

Anthony F. Suffredini, MD

Head, Functional Genomics Facility

Robert L. Danner, MD

Head, Critical Care Section

Peter Q. Eichacker, MD

Head, AIDS Section

Joseph Kovacs, MD

Head, Nuclear Cardiology Section

Dorothea McAreavey, MD

Head, Anesthesia Section

Charles Natanson, MD

Medical Director, Procedures, Vascular Access, and Conscious Sedation Services

Naomi P. O'Grady, MD

Head, Cardiology Section

Michael A. Solomon, MD

Assistant Clinical Investigator

Daniel S. Chertow, MD, MPH

Assistant Clinical Investigator

Jason Elinoff, MD

Assistant Clinical Investigator

Parizad Torabi-Parizi, MD


David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD, MsB, FAHA, FACR

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 Image Processing Service

Ronald Summers, MD, PhD

Director, NIH Center for Interventional Oncology; Chief, Interventional Radiology Section

Bradford Wood, MD


Peter Herscovitch, MD


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, MD, PhD, D(ABMM)

Pain and Palliative Care


Ann Berger, MD


Robert DeChristoforo, MS, FASHP


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. Hodsdon

Chief, Speech Language Pathology Section

Beth Solomon, MS, CCC-SLP

Staff Scientist and Chief, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Section

Elizabeth K. Rasch, PT, PhD

Chief, Recreation Therapy Section

Donna Gregory, CTRS, MBA

Chief, Physical Therapy Section

Michaele R. Smith, PT, M Ed


Harvey G. Klein, MD

Chief, Cell Processing Section

David F. Stroncek, MD

Chief, Clinical Studies,
Associate Director of Research

Harvey Alter, MD

Chief, Laboratory Services Section

Willy A. Flegel, MD

Animal Care Program


Lisa G. Portnoy, DVM

Internal Medicine Consult Service


Fred Gill, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Pediatric Consult Service


Deborah P. Merke, MD, MS

This page last updated on 08/31/2015

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