National Institutes of Health

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

2017 Annual Report of the Division of Intramural Research

Board of Scientific Counselors

* Nominee

Scott A. Rivkees, MD, Chair
7/1/15 – 6/30/20
Pediatric Endocrinology
Professor, Nemours Eminent Scholar and Chair
Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida
Physician in Chief, Shands Hospital for Children
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
Vanessa Auld, PhD*
7/1/17 – 6/30/22
Cell & Developmental Biology
Professor, Department of Zoology
University of British Columbia
Elizabeth Bonney, MD, MPH*
7/1/17 – 6/30/22
Immuniobiology, Molecular Biology, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Professor, Director of Research Division
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, PhD
7/1/13 – 6/30/18
Developmental Psychology and Behavioral Science
Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development
Teachers College and College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
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
Frances E. Jensen, MD*
7/1/15 – 6/30/20
Neuroscience
Professor and Chair, Neurology Department
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Kojo A. Mensa-Wilmot, PhD*
7/1/16 – 6/30/21
Cellular Biology
Professor and Head, Department of Cellular Biology
University of Georgia
Antonios G. Mikos, PhD
7/1/13 – 6/30/18
Bioengineering and 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
Yoel Sadovsky, MD
7/1/14 – 6/30/19
Reproductive Biology, Obstetrics, and 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
Susan S. Taylor, PhD
7/1/14 – 6/30/19
Structural Biology and Molecular Biochemistry
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Professor of Pharmacology
University of California, San Diego
Eric Vilain, MD, PhD*
7/1/15 – 6/30/20
Molecular and Human Genetics
A. James Clark Distinguished Professor of Molecular Genetics and 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
Epidemiolology
Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology
Boston University School of Public Health

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