FNIH Staff

Office of the President

Maria C. Freire, Ph.D.
President and Executive Director
(301) 443-1811

Francisco Gonzalez-Cos
Program and Policy Senior Advisor
(301) 827-2841

Elizabeth S. Johns
Special Project Associate and Archivist
(301) 435-4578

Dorina Sepulveda
Executive Assistant
(301) 443-1811

Operations

Kevin A. Klock, J.D.
Vice President of Operations and General Counsel
(301) 435-1641

Kenneth Chang, J.D.
Grants and Contracts Counsel
(301) 594-9867

Catherine Master, J.D.
Associate General Counsel
(301) 451-2499

Kathy Peterson
Senior Operations Officer
(301) 402-5643

Susan Powell, M.T.S.
Senior Grants and Contracts Manager
(301) 594-6763

Hanna Yu
Operations Specialist
(301) 435-1641

Finance

Donald Hill, CFA
Chief Financial Officer
(301) 435-6246

Mariya Baskind
Staff Accountant
(301) 827-5315

Eva Coyne, C.P.A.
Controller
(301) 451-8856

Rachael Lee
Senior Accountant
(301) 435-3929

Cathy Martin, C.P.A.
Accounting Manager
(301) 435-3007

Diana Namugenyi
Senior Accountant
(301) 827-5314

Advancement

Robert Balthaser, M.S.Ed., CFRE
Vice President of Advancement
(301) 496-9921

Jasmine Blakley
Meeting and Events Assistant
(301) 451-8814

Laren Friedman, M.F.A
Writer/Researcher
(301) 451-8855

Cassandra Hoye
Advancement Associate
(301) 402-4976

Harris Kaplan
Advancement Associate
(301) 827-7367

Dytrea Langon
Meetings and Events Planner
(301) 402-0114

Janelle Lewis
Meetings and Events Manager
(301) 594-2919

Mira Patel
Meetings and Events Planner
(301) 594-9713

Jennifer Rosenbluth-Stoll
Advancement Officer
(301) 402-5343

Communications

Abbey Meltzer, M.P.S.
Vice President of Communications
(301) 435-4103

Meghan Amoroso, M.S.
Communications Officer
(301) 594-9255

Mary Puglisi
Communications Associate
(301) 594-7121

Development

Julie Wolf-Rodda, M.A.
Senior Vice President of Development
(301) 402-6027

Alison Drone, M.A.
Development Officer
(301) 443-2103

Joanne Morse
Development Officer
(301) 827-7364

Shawn Stern
Development Associate
(301) 827-5824

William Tolentino, bCRE
Development and Communications Systems Officer
(301) 594-9865

Kelly Umana
Development Assistant
(301) 827-5825

Meredith Upton, MLIS
Senior Development Officer
(301) 443-1744

Research Partnerships

David Wholley, M.Phil.
Senior Vice President of Research Partnerships
(301) 594-6343

Joseph P. Menetski, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President of Research Partnerships
(301) 594-6596

Stacey Adam, Ph.D.
Director, Cancer
(301) 435-8364

Michael Biarnes, M.S.
Scientific Project Manager, Neuroscience
(301) 594-2612

Rosa Canet-Aviles, Ph.D.
Scientific Program Manager, Neuroscience
(301) 402-5346

Amrin Chowdhury, M.S.
Scientific Project Manager, Cancer
(301) 827-7365

Dana Connors, M.S., P.M.P.
Scientific Project Manager, Cancer
(301) 435-2613

Stephanie Cush, Ph.D.
Scientific Project Manager, Inflammation and Immunity
(301) 594-6649

Steven Hoffmann, M.S.
Director, Inflammation and Immunity
(301) 443-2102

Tania Kamphaus, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Scientific Program Manager, Metabolic Disorders
(301) 435-6247

Cheryl Melencio
Executive Assistant
(301) 402-4970

Emily Morgan
Associate Project Manager
(301) 435-9220

Jenny Peterson-Klaus, M.S.
Scientific Project Manager, Cancer
(301) 827-7366

Allison Soufal
Scientific Project Manager, Neuroscience
(301) 827-3778

Science 

Stephanie James, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President of Science
(301) 443-1598

David Brown, Ph.D.
Scientific Program Manager, CTC-VIMC
(301) 443-1599

Brinda Dass, Ph.D.
Scientific Program Manager, Policy Lead for Gene Drive Research
(301) 435-4964

Tiffany Francis, C.P.
Project Manager, Predict TB
(301) 402-0508

Renata Hoffstetter
Executive Assistant
(301) 443-1598

David A. O' Brochta, Ph.D.
Scientific Program Manager, Technical Lead for Gene Drive Research
(301) 451-2762

Rebeca Salmeron, M.B.A
Associate Project Manager
(301) 827-9675

Karen H. Tountas, Ph.D.
Scientific Program Manager
(301) 402-4333

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