FNIH Staff

Office of the President

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

Dorina Sepulveda
Executive Assistant
(301) 443-1811

Operations

Kevin A. Klock, J.D.
Director of Operations
Advisor to the President
(301) 435-1641

Catherine Master, J.D.
Senior Grants and Contracts Manager
(301) 451-2499

Kathy Peterson
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

Julie Tune, C.P.A., C.F.E.
Chief Financial Officer
(301) 435-6246

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

Elizabeth S. Johns
Finance Associate
(301) 435-4578

Rachael Lee
Senior Accountant
(301) 435-3929

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

Advancement

Robert Balthaser, M.S.Ed., CFRE
Director, Advancement
(301) 496-9921

Jamie Cooper, M.A.
Advancement Officer
(301) 402-5343

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

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

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

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

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

Cassandra Hoye
Advancement Assistant
(301) 402-4976

Communications

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

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

Development

Julie Wolf-Rodda, M.A.
Director, Development
(301) 402-6027

Meredith Donnelly
Senior Development Officer
(301) 443-1744

Eric F. Barese
Development Officer
(301) 435-4493

Dinetta Parrott
Development Officer
(301) 443-2103

Anisa Sanghrajka
Development Associate
(301) 402-6647

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

Mary Puglisi
Development Assistant
(301) 594-7121

Research Partnerships

David Wholley, M.Phil.
Director
(301) 594-6343

Joseph P. Menetski, Ph.D.
Deputy Director
(301) 594-6596

Stacey Adam, Ph.D.
Scientific Program Manager, 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

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.
Scientific Program Manager, Inflammation and Immunity
(301) 443-2102

Lilit Vardanian, M.S., M.B.A
Scientific Project Manager, Metabolic Disorders
(301) 496-1518

Cheryl Melencio
Executive Assistant
(301) 402-4970

Emily Morgan
Administrative Assistant
(301) 435-9220

Science Administration

Stephanie James, Ph.D.
Director of Science
(301) 443-1598

Michael Gottlieb, Ph.D.
Deputy Director of Science
(301) 451-2762

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

Brinda Dass, Ph.D.
Scientific Program Manager
(301) 435-4964

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

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

Susan Wiener, M.A.
Senior Project Manager, GCGH
(301) 402-5736

Renata Hoffstetter
Executive Assistant
(301) 443-1598

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