NACHGR Roster

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

Chairperson

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

Members

(Term expiration date in parentheses)

Eric Boerwinkle, Ph. D. (2017)
Dean
The University of Texas School of Public Health
1200 Pressler Street, Room E447
Houston, TX 77030

Lon R. Cardon, Ph.D. (2016)
SVP Target Sciences
GlaxoSmithKline
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)
Executive Vice President for Medical Genomics & Chief Medical Genomics Officer
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
601 Genome Way
Huntsville, AL 35806

Robert L. Nussbaum, M.D. (2016)
Chief Medical Officer
Invitae, Inc.
Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
475 Brannan Street, 4th floor
San Francisco, CA 94107

Lucila Ohno-Machado, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A. (2016)
Professor of Medicine
Division Chief, Division of Biomedical Informatics
Associate Dean for Informatics & Technology
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0728
La Jolla, CA  92093-0728

Arti Rai, J.D. (2016)
Elvin R. Latty Professor
Faculty Director, Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy
Duke Law School
210 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27705

**Term Extended

Ad Hocs

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

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

Gail E. Henderson, Ph.D.                 
Professor
Department of Social Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
333 S. Columbia Sreet., 347 MacNider Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7240

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

Jonathan K. Pritchard, Ph.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor, Departments of Genetic & Biology
Stanford University
318 Campus Drive, S240
Stanford, CA 94305-5444

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
4181 MERF
375 Newton Road
Iowa City, IA 52242

Jay Shendure M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Genome Science
University of Washington
3720 15th Avenue NE, S250
Foege Bldg South, 355065
Seattle, WA  98195-5065

David R. Walt, Ph.D.                

Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Director, Tufts Institute for Innovation
Robinson Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry
Tufts University
62 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

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

Liaisons

Ellen Giarelli, Ed.D., M.S.N., CRNP
International Society of Nurses in Genetics
Associate Professor
Drexel University
1505 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Joseph D. McInerney, M.S.
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: February 1, 2016