National Human Genome Research Institute

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

Roster of the National Advisory Council For Human Genome Research

2015 - 2017


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)
Professor and Chair, Human Genetics Center and Department of Epidemiology
The University of Texas School of Public Health
Associate Director, Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine
1200 Pressler Street, Room E447
Houston, TX 77030

Carlos D. Bustamante, Ph.D. (2015)
Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive Lane Building, Room L-301
Stanford, CA 94305-5120

Lon R. Cardon, Ph.D. (2016)
SVP Alternative Discovery and Development
709 Swedeland Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Joseph Ecker, Ph.D. (2016)
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
10010 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

James P. Evans, M.D., Ph.D. (2015)
Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics & Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB #7264, Department of Genetics
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7264

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

Howard J. Jacob, Ph.D. (2016)
Director, Human and Molecular Genetics Center
Warren P. Knowles Chair of Genetics
Professor, Department of Physiology
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Amy L. McGuire, JD, Ph.D. (2015)
Leon Jaworski Professor of Biomedical Ethics
Director, Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, Suite 310D
Houston, Texas 77030

Anthony P. Monaco, M.D., Ph.D. (2015)
President, Tufts University
Ballou Hall 2nd Floor
Medford, MA 02155

Robert L. Nussbaum, M.D. (2016)
Professor of Medicine
Chief of Division of Genomic Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
513 Parnassus Ave. HSE901E, Box 0794
San Francisco, CA 94143

Lucila Ohno-Machado, M.D., Ph. D. (2016)
Professor of Medicine
Division Chief, Division of Biomedical Informatics
Associate Dean for Informatics & Technology
University of California, San Diego
10100 Hopkins Drive
2nd Floor East
La Jolla, CA 92093-0505

David C. Page, M.D. (2017)
Director, Whitehead Institute
Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Nine Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142

Arti Rai, J.D. (2016)
Elvin R. Latty Professor
Duke Law School
210 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27705

Ad Hocs

Carol J. Bult, Ph.D.
Professor and Deputy Director, Cancer Center
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Martin E. Kreitman, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolution
University Of Chicago
1101 E. 57th Street
Chicago, Il 60637

Dan Roden, M.D.
Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Personalized Medicine
Director, Oates Institute for Experimental Therapeutics
Professor, Medicine & Pharmacology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
1285 MRB IV
Nashville, TN 37232-0575

Val C. Sheffield, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Ophthalmology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Director, Division of Medical Genetics
University of Iowa 4171 MERF
Iowa City, IA 52242

Jay Shendure M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Genome Science
University of Washington
3720 15th Avenue NE
Foege Bldg South, 355065
Seattle, WA 98195-5065

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, Ed.D., M.S.N., CRNP
International Society of Nurses in Genetics
Associate Professor
Drexel University
College of Nursing and Health Professions
1505 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Joseph D. McInerney, M.S, M.A.
American Society of Human Genetics
Executive Vice President
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814

James O'Leary, M.B.A.
Genetic Alliance
Chief Innovation Officer
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 404
Washington, DC 20008

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

Michael S. Watson, M.S., Ph.D.
American College of Medical Genetics
Executive Director
7220 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20814

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Last Updated: May 15, 2015