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Education and Community Involvement Branch

The Education and Community Involvement Branch (ECIB) develops education and community involvement programs to engage a broad range of the public in understanding genomics and accompanying ethical, legal, and social issues.


ECIB's education programs include those to inform the public of the latest advances in genomics, as well as to support the dissemination of information to teachers, students, and consumers. The branch acts as a liaison between the NHGRI and community-based organizations. The branch leads programs and initiatives to promote the engagement of diverse communities in understanding genomics and its translation to health and society.

Job Openings

Lead Education Outreach Specialist
Application Deadline: February 7, 2024

Branch Staff

Beth Tuck
Beth Tuck, M.A.
  • Chief
  • Education and Community Involvement Branch
Donna Messersmith Jones, Ph.D.
Donna Messersmith, Ph.D.
  • Provider Education Specialist
  • Education and Community Involvement Branch
Rosann N. Wise, M.A.
Rosann N. Wise, M.A.
  • Program Analyst
  • Division of Policy, Communications, and Education
Jesus Aguilar Pinzon
Jesus Aguilar Pinzon, B.A
  • Program Specialist
  • Division of Genomics and Society

Last updated: April 2, 2024