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Leadership and Administration

Mark L. Batshaw, MD
Director, Children’s Research Institute
Physician In Chief, Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer of Children’s National Health Systems
202-476-6215
Mendel Tuchman, MD
Scientific Director
Interim Director, Center for Genetic Medicine Research
Chief Research Officer
202-476-3109
Naomi L.C. Luban, MD
Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs
Director, Office of Protection of Human Subjects
202-476-5292 
Mary C. Ottolini, MD, MPH, FAAP
Vice Chair of Medical Education and DIO
202-476-5694
Kerstin Hildebrandt, MSHS
Executive Director, Research Operations & Regulatory Affairs
202-476-3584
Carmen Mendez
Executive Director of Grants and Contracts 
301-565-8484
Kolaleh Eskandanian, PhD, MBA, PMP
Executive Director, The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation
202-476-6854
Charles Maris, PhD
Director, Grants and Contracts
301-565-8483
Jesus Adame
Director, Research Accounting
301-565-8559 
Adriana Brigatti JD, MPH, LLM, CIP
Director, Research Regulatory Affairs
301-565-8488
JanNean Williams
Director, Research Animal Facility
202-476-3904
Joseph Lin
Director, Research IT
202-476-3244
Ajoy Mathew
Associate Counsel
202-471-4860


Research Centers

Yang Liu, PhD
Director, Center for Cancer & Immunology Research
202-476-3887
Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, MD
Director Center for Translational Science 
202-476-3856
Vittorio Gallo, PhD
Director, Center for Neuroscience Research
202-476-2389
Sheela Magge
Associate Director, Center for Translational Science
202-476-7031
William Davis Gaillard, MD
Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience Research
202-476-2120
Peter C.W. Kim, MD, CM, PhD
Vice President, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation
202-476-1242