Governance

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee provides overarching insight and leadership to three of the four trans-NIH initiatives under the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) umbrella. The RADx Tech governance structure is separate and described below. The committee supports a broad framework for coordinating the RADx initiatives across the NIH, with final approval from the NIH Director.

Members

Tara, Schwetz, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
NIH Office of the Director

Rick Woychick, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Diana Bianchi, M.D.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Patti Brennan, Ph.D.
National Library of Medicine

Noni Byrnes, Ph.D.
Center for Scientific Review

Richard Hodes, M.D.
National Institute on Aging

Helene Langevin, M.D.
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Eliseo Pérez-Stable, M.D.
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Bruce Tromberg, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

RADx Tech Governance Committee

The RADx Tech Governance Committee oversees implementation of the RADx Tech program by the Point of Care Technologies Research Network (POCTRN), provides final decisions on which innovative diagnostic projects receive NIBIB funding at each stage of the fast-track process, and ensures effective stewardship and management of funds throughout the program.

Members

David George, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Jill Heemskerk, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Tiffani Bailey Lash, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Todd Merchak
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Bruce Tromberg, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

RADx Tech Working Group

The RADx Tech Working Group is made up of five RADx Tech operational teams—leadership, program, communications and policy, partnerships, and budget— consisting of individuals from across NIH who provide strategic planning and hands-on NIH facilitation of the effort to speed development of accessible COVID-19 testing, which engages academia, industry, and government.

Members

Jill Heemskerk, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Bruce Tromberg, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Charles Anamelechi
Center for Information Technology

James Anderson, Ph.D.
NIH Office of the Director

Maureen Beanan, Ph.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Gene Civillico, Ph.D.
NIH Office of the Director

Christine Cooper
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Kate Egan
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Robert Eisinger, Ph.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Rachael Fleurence, Ph.D.
NIH Office of the Director

David George, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Taylor Gilliland, Ph.D.
NIH Office of the Director

William Heetderks, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Tiffani Lash, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Ray MacDougall
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Jacqueline Martinez
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Matthew McMahon, Ph.D.
NIH Office of the Director

Todd Merchak
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Doug Sheeley, ScD.
NIH Office of the Director

Ashley Storm
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Holly Taylor
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Andrew Weitz, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Michael Wolfson, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

RADx Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) Governance Committee

The RADx-UP Governance Committee provides leadership, coordination and scientific insight for the RADx-UP initiative. This group is supported by the RADx-UP Working Group to guide the strategic approach for the RADx-UP initiative, and its recommendations are shared with the RADx Executive Committee to ensure integration with the other RADx initiatives.

Members

Richard Hodes, M.D. (Co-Chair)
National Institute on Aging

Eliseo Pérez-Stable, M.D. (Co-Chair)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Tara Schwetz, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
NIH Office of the Director

Diana Bianchi, M.D.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Patti Brennan, Ph.D.
National Library of Medicine

Gary Gibbons, M.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institute of Mental Health

Jon Lorsch, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences

William Riley, Ph.D.
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, Office of the Director

Nora Volkow, M.D.
National Institute on Drug Abuse

RADx Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) Working Group

The RADx-UP Working Group has program officials representing all the NIH ICs participating in the RADx-UP program to incorporate diverse scientific expertise from across NIH. This group develops research concepts and priorities for this effort for consideration by the RADx-UP Governance Committee and RADx Executive Committee.

Members

Monica Hooper, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Ming Lei, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Brian Albertini
National Institute of Nursing Research

Judith Arroyo, Ph.D.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Crystal Barksdale, Ph.D.
National Institute of Mental Health

Partha Bhattacharyya, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging

Michelle Bulls
Office of Policy for Extramural Research, NIH Office of the Director

Dorothy Castille, Ph.D.
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Alison Cernich, Ph.D.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Sylvia Chou, Ph.D., MPH
National Cancer Institute

Janine Clayton, M.D.
Office of Research on Women’s Health, NIH Office of the Director

Gwen Collman, Ph.D.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Wilson Compton, M.D.
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Courtney Coombes, Ph.D.
NIH Office of the Director

Josh Denny, M.D.
All of Us Research Program, NIH Office of the Director

Qi Duan, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Valerie Florance, Ph.D.
National Library of Medicine

Jessica Gill, Ph.D.
National Institute of Nursing Research

Gregory Greenwood, Ph.D.
National Institute of Mental Health

Beda Jean-Francois, Ph.D.
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Richard Jenkins, Ph.D.
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Nancy Jones, Ph.D.
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Dave Kaufman, Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute

Jonathan King, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging

Dmitriy Krepkiy, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Tiffani Lash, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Maryline Laude Sharpe, Ph.D.
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Charlene Le Fauve, Ph.D.
Scientific Workforce Diversity Office, NIH Office of the Director

Vanessa Marshall, Ph.D., CCRP
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Anna Mazzucco, Ph.D.
NIH Office of the Director

David Murray, Ph.D.
Office of Disease Prevention, NIH Office of the Director

April Oh, Ph.D., MPH
National Cancer Institute

Anne Pariser, M.D.
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Kamilah Rashid, PharmD
NIH Office of the Director

Paul Sammak, Ph.D.
NIH Office of the Director

Fabienne Santel, MD, MPH
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Catherine Stoney, Ph.D., FABMR, FAPA
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Kristen Ta, MPH
Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration

Pamela Thornton, Ph.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Nadra Tyus, Dr.P.H.
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Ramesh Vemuri, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging

Elizabeth Walsh, Ph.D.
NIH Office of the Director

David Wilson, Ph.D.
Tribal Health Research Office, NIH Office of the Director

Deborah Young-Hyman, Ph.D.
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIH Office of the Director

Xinzi Zhang, MD, Ph.D., FACE, FRSM
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

RADx Radical Review Committee

The RADx Radical (Radx-rad) Review Committee provides critical subject matter expertise on the prioritization of potential concepts for the RADx-rad program. The committee ensures a balanced and comprehensive approach for this set of scientific initiatives for consideration by the RADx Executive Committee.

Members

Hugh Auchincloss, M.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Noni Byrnes, Ph.D. (Chair)
Center for Scientific Review

Robert Carter, M.D.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Wilson Compton, M.D.
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Gregory Germino, M.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Maureen Goodenow, Ph.D.
Office of AIDS Research, NIH Office of the Director

William Riley, Ph.D.
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIH Office of the Director

Belinda Seto, Ph.D.
Office of Data Science Strategy, NIH Office of the Director

Debara Tucci, M.D.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

This page last reviewed on February 24, 2021