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NIH Clinical Center Senior Staff

Office of the Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer
James K. Gilman, MD

Chief Operating Officer
Pius A. Aiyelawo, FACHE

Chief Scientific Officer
John I. Gallin, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Vacant

Chief Nurse Officer
Gwenyth R. Wallen, PhD, RN

Executive Officer
Daniel Lonnerdal, MS, FACHE

Chief Financial Officer
Maria D. Joyce, CPA, MBA

Departments & Offices

Administrative Management
Chief
Lula Russell, Acting

Animal Program
Chief
Lisa G. Portnoy, DVM

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

Additional Bioethics Leadership

Biomedical Translational Research Informatics
Chief
Jon McKeeby, DSc, Acting

Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology Service
Chief
Paul Wakim, PhD

Clinical Research Informatics
Chief
Jon McKeeby, DSc

Clinical Research Training & Medical Education
Director,
Robert Lembo, MD, FAAP

Communications & Media Relations & Patient Recruitment
Chief
Justin Cohen, MS, MA

Credentialing Services
Chief
Joseph Hendery, RHIA

Critical Care Medicine
Chief
Henry Masur, MD

Additional Critical Care Medicine Leadership

Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge
General Manager
LT Jamillah Bynum,

Employee Ethics
Chief
Molly Deol

Financial Resource Management
Deputy
Daniel Rinehuls

Hospital Epidemiology Service
Chief
Tara N. Palmore, MD

Hospitality & Volunteer Services 
LT Jamillah Bynum, LCSW

Internal Medicine Consult Service
Chief
Naomi P. O'Grady, MD

Laboratory Medicine
Chief
Karen M. Frank, PhD, MD, D(ABMM)

Additional Laboratory Medicine Leadership

Management Analysis & Reporting
Chief
Vacant

Materials Management & Environmental Services
Chief
Bernard Harper

Medical Records
Chief
Patricia Coffey, RHIA

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

Additional Nursing Leadership

Nutrition
Chief
Annie Cichocki, MS, MSS, RD, LD

Operations
Deputy Executive Officer
Ila Anita Flannigan, MHSA, FACHE

Pain & Palliative Care
Chief
Ann Berger, MD

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, MBA

Additional Perioperative Medicine Leadership

Pharmacy
Chief
Richard DeCederfelt, RPh, MS, Acting

Positron Emission Tomography
Chief
Peter Herscovitch, MD

Protocol Services
Chief
Kim Mitchell, RHIA

Purchasing & Contracts
Chief
Susan Nsangou

Radiology & Imaging Sciences
Director
Elizabeth Jones, MD

Additional Radiology & Imaging Sciences Leadership

Rehabilitation Medicine
Chief
Leighton Chan, MD, MPH

Additional Rehabilitation Medicine Leadership

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

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

Transfusion Medicine
Chief
Cathy Conry-Cantilena, MD, Acting

Additional Transfusion Medicine Leadership

Workforce Management & Development
Chief
Charlotte Pak, Acting

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This page last updated on 07/27/2020

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