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Roster of the National Advisory Council For Human Genome Research



Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive
Building 31, Room 4B09
Bethesda, MD 20892-2152


(Term expiration date in parentheses)

Eric Boerwinkle, Ph. D. (2017)
Dean, School of Public Health
Professor, Human Genetics Center
The University of Texas Health Science Center
1200 Pressler Street, Room W114A
Houston, TX 77030

Brenton R. Graveley, Ph.D. (2019)
John and Donna Krenicki Professor of Genomics & Personalized Healthcare
University of Connecticut Health
400 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Gail Henderson, Ph.D.  (2019)
Professor, Department of Social Medicine
Director, Center for Genomics and Society
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
333 S. Columbia Street, 347 MacNider Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7240

Chanita Hughes Halbert, Ph.D. (2017)
Associate Dean for Assessment & Evaluation
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Endowed Chair for Cancer Equity, Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina
86 Jonathan Lucas Street, MSC 955
Charleston, SC 29425

Dan M. Roden, M.D.  (2018)
Senior Vice President for Personalized Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1285 MRB IV
Nashville, TN 37232-0575

Jay Shendure M.D., Ph.D. (2018)
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor, Department of Genome Science
University of Washington
3720 15th Avenue NE, S250
Foege Bldg South, S210
Seattle, WA  98195-5065

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Jeffrey R. Botkin, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities
Associate Vice President for Research
University of Utah
75 So. 2000 E. #:108
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Carol J. Bult, Ph.D.
Professor and Knowlton Family Chair
Deputy Director, The Jackson Laboratory Cancer Center
Scientific Director, PDX and Cancer Avatar Program 
600 Main Street, RL13
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Levi Garraway, M.D., Ph.D. 
Sr. Vice President
Global Development and Medical Affairs - Oncology
Eli Lilly and Company
Lilly Corporate Center
Indianapolis, IN  46285

Jonathan L. Haines, Ph.D.
Director, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue, WRB 2529
Cleveland, OH 44106

Trey Ideker, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, National Resource for Network Biology
Director, San Diego Center for Systems Biology
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0688
La Jolla, CA 92122

Mark Johnston, Ph.D. 
Professor and Chair
Department of BioChemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Research South Tower
12801 E 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Sharon E. Plon, M.D., Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Feigin Tower Suite 12000
1102 Bates Street
Houston, TX 77030

Jonathan K. Pritchard, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Genetic & Biology
Stanford University
318 Campus Drive, Clark Center
Stanford, CA 95305

Aviv Regev, Ph.D.
PI and Core Member 
Broad Institute, MIT
415 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142

Val C. Sheffield, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Ophthalmology
Investigator, Wynn Institute for Vision Research
Director, Division of Medical Genetics
University of Iowa
4181 MERF
Iowa City, IA 52242

Executive Secretary

Rudy Pozzatti, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Operations
Scientific Review Officer & Co-Chief, Review Branch
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9305
Bethesda, MD 20892


Ellen Giarelli, EdD, MSN, CRNP
International Society of Nurses in Genetics
Associate Professor
Drexel University
1601 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102

Judith Benkendorf (For Dr. Watson)
American College of Medical Genetics & Genomics
Special Assistant to the Executive Director
7220 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 300
Bethesda, MD  20814

Derek Scholes, Ph.D.
American Society of Human Genetics

Executive Vice President
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814

James C. O'Leary, M.B.A.
Genetic Alliance

Chief Innovation Officer
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 404
Washington, DC 20008

Rhonda Schonberg, M.S.
National Society of Genetic Counselors
Genetic Counselor IV
Division of Genetics and Metabolism
Children's National Health Services
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010

Michael S. Watson, M.S., Ph.D.
American College of Medical Genetics & Genomics

Executive Director
7220 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20814

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Last Updated: May 7, 2017

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