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National Institutes of Health

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

2020 Annual Report of the Division of Intramural Research

Board of Scientific Counselors

* Nominee

Elizabeth Bonney, MD, MPH, Acting Chair
7/1/17 – 6/30/22
Immunobiology, Molecular Biology, Obstetrics, and Gynecology
Professor and Head, Division of Reproductive Sciences, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Vermont College of Medicine
Kate G. Ackerman, MD
7/1/16 – 6/30/21
Developmental Biology, Genetics, and Pediatrics
Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Biomedical Genetics, University of Rochester Medical Center, School of Medicine and Dentistry
Hugo J. Bellen, DVM, PhD*
7/1/19 – 6/30/24
Genetics, Neuroscience, Model Organisms
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor, Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics and Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
Serdar E. Bulun, MD
7/1/16 – 6/30/21
Obstetrics and Gynecology
John J. Sciarra Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Chief, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology-Reproductive Biology Research, Prentice Women’s Hospital
Nancy Carrasco, MD*
7/1/19 – 6/30/24
Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology
Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt School of Medicine
William T. Dauer, MD
7/1/18 – 6/30/23
Neurodevelopment and Behavior, Rare Diseases and Genetics, Neurobiology
Director, Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute; Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, and Neuroscience, Lois C.A. and Darwin E. Smith Distinguished Chair in Neurological Mobility Research, UT Southwestern Medical Center
P. Ellen Grant, MD*
7/1/19 – 6/30/24
Newborn Medicine, Radiology
Founding Director, Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center; Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Endowed Chair in Neonatology, Boston Children’s Hospital
Deborah L. Johnson, PhD
7/1/17 – 6/30/22
Molecular and Cellular Biology
President and Chief Executive Officer of Keystone Symposia; Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine
Ursula Kaiser, MD*
7/1/19 – 6/30/24
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension; Co-Director, Brigham Research Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Kojo A. Mensa-Wilmot, PhD
7/1/16 – 6/30/21
Cellular Biology
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Dean, College of Science and Mathematics, Kennesaw State University
Mary C. Mullins, PhD*
7/1/20 – 6/30/25
Developmental Biology
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Errol Norwitz, MD, PhD, MBA*
7/1/19 – 6/30/24
Obstetrics and Gynecology
President and CEO, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Linda Overstreet-Wadiche, PhD*
7/1/20 – 6/30/25
Professor, Department of Neurobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Eric Vilain, MD, PhD
7/1/15 – 6/30/21
Molecular and Human Genetics
A. James Clark Distinguished Professor of Molecular Genetics; Director, Center for Genetic Medicine Research, Children’s Research Institute, Children’s National Medical Center
Martha M. Werler, DSc
7/1/17 – 6/30/22
Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University

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