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Eric L. Cole, MS, FACHE

Eric L. Cole, MS, FACHE
Deputy Executive Officer

Academic Degrees
BA, University of Maryland
MS, University of Maryland


Phone: 301-451-4430

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Eric L. Cole, MS, FACHE


Eric L. Cole assumed the position of Deputy Executive Officer of the Clinical Center in 2018.  He has been assisting in fulfilling many of the Deputy Executive Officer duties since August 2016.  He has served as Chief, Office of Administrative Management (OAM) since 2014, and led important initiatives such as the CC wayfinding application “Take Me There” deployment, as well as managing the CC Technology Transfer portfolio.  As Deputy Executive Officer, he will oversee the Materials Management and Environmental Services Department, the Office of Administrative Management, Office of Hospitality and Volunteer Services, Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge, Emergency Management, and serve as the Clinical Center liaison for Employee Relations and EEO issues.  He will represent the Clinical Center in NIH-wide committees, including at the Deputy EO Roundtable and the NIH Community Advisory Board for Security Council.  

He founded the non-profit Dandy-Walker Alliance, Inc. in 2006 after his son was born with a congenital brain defect. The Dandy-Walker Alliance’s mission is to promote awareness, provide a support network for families, help set, support and fund national research activities and make information available to families affected by Dandy-Walker Syndrome in an organized and accessible way to offer encouragement, services and support.    

Board certified in healthcare management as an American College of Healthcare Executive Fellow, Mr. Cole participates in numerous national organizations and committees. In 2008, he was appointed by President George W. Bush to a two-year term on the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities and by Governor Martin O'Malley to a five-year term on Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Council.  He was reappointed to a second term by Governor O'Malley in 2013 where he served as the Council Chairman until his term expired in June 2018.  

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This page last updated on 06/06/2018

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