Ethics Branch

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Office of Ethics assists NHGRI employees to adhere to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch and the Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Overview

Employees of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are dedicated to upholding the highest standards for patient safety and the ethical conduct of research. Such activities are conducted in accordance with stringent standards and transparent policies in order to avoid conflicts of interest.

The Office of Ethics is charged with providing leadership, guidance and advice to the NHGRI community.

Branch Staff

Leonard Ross, J.D., M.B.A.
Leonard G. Ross Jr, J.D., M.B.A.
  • Chief and Coordinator
  • Ethics Branch
Estae T. Lawrence
Estae T. Lawrence, M.S.
  • Ethics Program Analyst
  • Ethics Branch
Katie Zimmerman
Katie N. Zimmerman
  • Ethics Program Analyst
  • Ethics Branch

Last updated: March 11, 2019