National Advisory Child Health and Human Development Council Roster

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Advisory Child Health and Human Development Council

(Terms end 11/30 of designated year)


Diana W. Bianchi, M.D.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute
of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Executive Secretary

Eugene G. Hayunga, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Division of Extramural Research
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Bethesda, MD

Council Members

Susan Bookheimer headshot.
Joaquin Fuster Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
Director, Staglin IMHRO MRI Laboratory
Director, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities    Research Center
Dept. of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
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CAGGANA, Michele, Sc.D., FACMG
Deputy Director, Division of Genetics
Director, Newborn Screening Program
Head, Genetic Testing Quality Assurance Program
Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health
Albany, NY
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Pediatric Surgeon
Pediatric General Surgery
John Hopkins Outpatient Care
Tampa, FL
Kathleen Egan headshot.
EGAN, Kathleen B., Ph.D.
Advocate for People with Disabilities
Vienna, VA 22180
Lucky Jain headshot.
JAIN, Lucky., M.D.
George w. Brumley Jr. Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
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CEO and Founder
Chicago, IL
Martin Matzuk headshot.
MATZUK, Martin M., M.D., Ph.D.
Robert L. Moody, Sr. Chair in Pathology and Immunology
Department of Pathology and Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Carmen Neuberger headshot.
NEUBERGER, Carmen L., J.D.
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Phoenix, AZ
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RESNICK, Adam C., Ph.D. 
Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Annette Sohn headshot.
SOHN, Annette, M.D. 
Director, TREAT Asia and Vice President,
Global Initiatives
TREAT Asia/amfAR – The Foundation for AIDS Research
Klongtoey, Bangkok
Clifford Tabin headshot.
TABIN, Clifford, Ph.D. 
George Jacob and Jacqueline Hazel Leder Professor and Chairman
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Alan Tita headshot.
TITA, Alan Thevenet N., MD, MPH, Ph.D. 
Tenure Professor and Director
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
10270K Women and Infants Center
Birmingham, AL
Rebeca Wong headshot.
WONG, Rebeca, Ph.D.
P.&S. Kempner Distinguished Professor
Vice Chair for Research
Department of Preventive Medicine & Community Health
University of Texas Medical Branch
Rebecca Sealy Building
Galveston, TX
Anthony Wynshaw-Boris headshot.
WYNSHAW-BORIS, Anthony J., M.D., Ph.D.
JHJ MD ’34 Professor of Genetics and Chair
Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences
Case Western Reserve University School of
Biomedical Research Building 731
Cleveland, OH

NABMMR Liaison

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ENGLISH, Arthur, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology
Emory University School of Medicine
Galveston, TX

Ex Officio Members

Barbara Bujak headshot.
BUJAK, Barbara, Ph.D., P.T., D.P.T. MAJ, SP, US Army
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy Board
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
Acting Director, Joint Trauma Analysis an dPrevention of Injury in Combat (JTAPIC)
Ft Detrick, MD
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DORN, Patricia, Ph.D.
Director of Rehabilitation Research and Development
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC
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LOPATA, Aaron M., M.D., M.P.P.
Chief Medical Officer
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
Department of Health and Human Resources
Rockville, MD
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