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

Della M. Hann, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Extramural Research
Division of Extramural Research
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Bethesda, MD


Council Members

​​​ Michael Boninger headshot. 
BONINGER, Michael, M.D.  (20)
Professor and UPMC Endowed Vice Chair for Research
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
Susan Bookheimer headshot.
BOOKHEIMER, Susan, Ph.D.  (21)
Joaquin Fuster Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
UCLA School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA
Atul Butte headshot.
BUTTE, Atul J., M.D., Ph.D.   (19)
Institute for Computational Health Sciences
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
​​​ Stephen Foley headshot. 
FOLEY, Stephen A., M.D.  (21)
Prowers Medical Group
Lamar, CO
Catherine Gordon headshot.
GORDON, Catherine, M.D., M.Sc.  (20)
Adolescent Chief, Boston Children's Hospital
Robert P. Masland, Jr. Chair of Adolescent Medicine
Professor, Department of Pediatrics,
Harvard Medical School
Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine
Boston, MA
Richard Krugman headshot.
KRUGMAN, Richard D., M.D.  (19)
Distinguished Professor
Pediatrics/Child Abuse
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO
DeWayne Pursley headshot.
PURSLEY, DeWayne M., M.D., M.P.H.  (19)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Lesli Rotenberg headshot.
ROTENBERG, Lesli  (19)
General Manager
Children's Programming
Marketing & Communications
Arlington, VA
Timothy Shriver headshot.
SHRIVER, Timothy P., Ph.D.  (19)
Chairman and CEO
Special Olympics
Washington, DC
Annette Sohn headshot.
SOHN, Annette, M.D.  (21)
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.  (20)
George Jacob and Jacqueline Hazel Leder
Professor and Chairman
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Alyce Thomas headshot.
THOMAS, Alyce, R.D.  (20)
Perinatal Nutrition Consultant
St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
Paterson, NJ

Ex Officio Members

DORN, Patricia, Ph.D.
Director of Rehabilitation Research and
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC 

LOPATA, Aaron M., M.D., M.P.P.
Chief Medical Officer
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
Rockville, MD

NABMRR Council Liaison

Kenneth Ottenbacher headshot.
Professor & Director, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX

Observers (Pending Members)

CAGGANA, Michele, Sc.D., FACMG  (22)
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

Carmen Neuberger headshot.
NEUBERGER, Carmen L., J.D.  (22)
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Phoenix, AZ
Martin Matzuk headshot.
MATZUK, Martin M., M.D., Ph.D.   (22)
Robert L. Moody, Sr. Chair in Pathology
and Immunology
Department of Pathology and Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

TITA, Alan Thevenet N., MD, MPH, Ph.D.  (22)
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.  (22)
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.  (22)
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
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