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National Institutes of Health

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

2015 Annual Report of the Division of Intramural Research

Board of Scientific Counselors

* Nominee

Jerome F. Strauss, III, MD, PhD, Chair
7/1/2009 – 6/30/2016
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Genetics
Dean, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University,
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, VCU Health System, Richmond, VA
Rita J. Balice-Gordon, PhD
7/1/2013 - 6/30/2018
Vice-President and Head, Integrative Neuroscience and Circuitry, Neuroscience Research Unit
Pfizer, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, PhD
7/1/2013 – 6/30/2018
Developmental Psychology & Behavioral Science
Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development
Teachers College and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
P. Michael Conn, Ph.D.*
7/1/2015 – 6/30/2018
Cell & Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, & Endocrinology
Senior Vice President for Research, Associate Provost, Professor of Internal Medicine and Cell Biology/Biochemistry
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
Laurinda Jaffe, PhD
7/1/2011 – 6/30/2016
Signal Transduction
Professor and Chair, Department of Cell Biology
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Frances E. Jensen, M.D.*
7/1/2015 – 6/30/2020
Professor and Chair, Neurology Department
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Antonios G. Mikos, PhD
7/1/2013 – 6/30/2018
Bioengineering & Biophysics
Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Director, Center for Excellence in Tissue Engineering
Director, J.W. Cox Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering
Rice University, Houston, TX
Tarun B. Patel, PhD
7/1/2010 – 6/30/2016
Cell & Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Provost, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, NY
Scott A. Rivkees, MD
7/1/2015 – 6/30/2020
Pediatric Endocrinology
Professor, Nemours Eminent Scholar and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida
Physician in Chief, Shands Hospital for Children
Gainesville, FL
Yoel Sadovsky, MD
7/1/2014 – 6/30/2019
Reproductive Biology, Obstetrics, & Gynecology
Director, Magee-Womens Research Institute, Elsie Hilliard Chair of Women's Health, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Lilianna “Lila” Solnica-Krezel, PhD
7/1/2012 – 6/30/2017
Developmental Biology
Professor and Head, Department of Developmental Biology
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Joan Steitz, PhD
7/1/2011 – 6/30/2016
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Susan S. Taylor, PhD
7/1/2014 – 6/30/2019
Structural Biology & Molecular Biochemistry
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Professor of Pharmacology
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Eric Vilain, M.D., Ph.D.*
7/1/2015 – 6/30/2020
Molecular & Human Genetics
Professor, Departments of Human Genetics, Pediatrics, & Urology
Chief, Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics
University of California, Los Angeles
Michelle A. Williams, ScD
7/1/2011 – 6/30/2016
Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

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