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Division of Genomic Medicine

Division Staff

Teri A. Manolio, M.D., Ph.D., Director

Program Directors
Name/Email Email Address Focus Areas
Heather A. Colley, M.S.

Improved definitions and measures of phenotypes

Family history studies including integration into EMR

Genomic medicine training

Training/EducationGWAS CatalogUDNNSF-NIH Smart and Connected Communities

Collaborative Research at NIH Clinical Center

Jyoti G. Dayal, M.S.

Genomic sequencing technology and quality


Lucia Hindorff, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Databases of genotype-phenotype associations

Ancestry and genomically-driven population differences in disease risk


Rongling Li, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

EMR/EHR related genomic studies (GWAS and PheWAS), including return of results and outcome research

eMERGEGenomic Innovator

Ebony B. Madden, Ph.D., M.G.C.

Genomics of HIV/AIDS

Psychosocial & ethical issues in genomic medicine

Health disparities and health equity

IGNITEH3AfricaCSERTrans-NIH Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health Program

NIH MACS/WIHS Combined Cohorts Study TeamNHGRI Health Economic Research Point of Contact

Fogarty Bioethics Training
NIMHD Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities Research Program (TCC)

Erin M. Ramos, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Statistical methods for relating sequence variation to phenotypes and disease

Curation and prioritization of genetic variants for clinical use


Heidi Sofia, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Genomic data science, data sharing with privacy and security, data standards, distributed data ecosystem, sequencing data analysis platforms, informatics tools

SBIR/STTR, GA4GH, High Risk High-Reward

Jeff Struewing, M.D., M.S.

Gene expression and function

Molecular diagnostics, including cancer

Genotype-phenotype associations related to human disease


Simona Volpi, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Promoting access to genomic medicine


Clinical evidence base for, and demonstrating effectiveness of, genomic medicine


Ken Wiley, Ph.D.

Genomics of non-drug interventions (behavior, lifestyle, etc.)

Integrating genomic/genetic variants into EMR

Clinical decision support

eMERGE, ClinGen, GWAS Catalog, AnVIL, H3Africa, The NIH Data Commons

Anastasia Wise, Ph.D.

X and Y chromosome analysis and association methods

Perinatal sequencing

Undiagnosed and rare disease genomic medicine



Medical Genetics Consultant
Name/Email Email Address Focus Areas
John J. Mulvigil, M.D., F.A.C.M.G.

Undiagnosed Diseases Network; Genetic Epidemiology, Clinical Genetics, Genetics Ethics, Mentorship.

Consult in PhenX, NHGRI-NICHD collaboration, mentoring.


Scientific Program Coordinator
Name/Email Email Address Focus Areas
Christine Chang, M.P.H.


Investigator-Initiated Genomic Medicine Research (R01 and R21)


Scientific Program Specialist

Sylvia M. Garvey, M.P.H., CPH
Phone: (301) 480-2263 

Scientific Program Analysts

Gabriel Batzli

Sheethal Jose

Cecelia Tamburro

Joanna Chau

Natalie Pino

Scientific Program Assistant

Carmen Demetriou

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Last Updated: February 19, 2019