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Research Centers

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
Yang Liu, PhD
Director, Center for Cancer & Immunology Research
202-476-3887 
Mendel Tuchman, MD
Scientific Director
Chief Research Officer
202-476-3109 
Eric Hoffman, PhD
Director, Center for Genetic Medicine Research
202-476-6135 
Naomi L.C. Luban, MD
Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs
Director, Office of Protection of Human Subjects
202-476-5292 
Kanneboyina Nagaraju, DVM, PhD
Associate Director, Center for Genetic Medicine Research
202-476-6135 
Mary C. Ottolini, MD, MPH, FAAP
Vice Chair of Medical Education and DIO
202-476-5694 
Vittorio Gallo, PhD
Director, Center for Neuroscience Research
202-476-2389 
Kerstin Hildebrandt, MSHS
Executive Director, Research Operations & Regulatory Affairs
202-476-3584 
William Davis Gaillard, MD
Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience Research
202-476-2120 
Carmen Mendez
Executive Director of Grants and Contracts 
301-565-8484 
Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, MD
Director Center for Translational Science 
202-476-3856 
Kolaleh Eskandanian, PhD, MBA, PMP
Executive Director, The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation
202-476-6854 
Pamela S. Hinds, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Director, Center for Translational Science
Director, Department of Nursing Research and Quality Outcomes
202-476-6967 
Charles Maris, PhD
Director, Grants and Contracts
301-565-8483 
Peter C.W. Kim, MD, CM, PhD
Vice President, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation
202-476-1242 
TBA
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, J.D., M.H.S.
Associate Counsel
202-471-4860