Leonard Ross, J.D., M.B.A.

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Leonard G. Ross, Jr., J.D., M.B.A.

Leonard G. Ross
Ethics Coordinator
Office of Ethics


M.B.A. Central Michigan University, 1988
J.D. University of Baltimore, 1995

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Leonard Ross, J.D., M.B.A., is the Ethics Coordinator for the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Ross has a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Business Administration (Health Care Management).  He also holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law and is admitted to practice in Maryland, Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. 

Prior to joining NIH, Dr. Ross served in the United States Navy, retiring in 2000 after more than 20 years. He has held a number of positions during his career at the NIH, including serving as a Senior Administrative Officer, Ethics Specialist and Quality Assurance/Quality Control Lead Ethics Specialist within the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.  

Dr. Ross joined NHGRI in 2013 as Ethics Coordinator, where he works closely with senior leadership to administer the Ethics program for NHGRI staff.  He is also involved with other initiatives within NHGRI and the NIH that will enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of government programs and operations. 

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Posted: October 22, 2013