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)

Chairperson

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


Council Members

Shari Barkin headshot.
BARKIN, Shari, L., M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Academic General Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Christina Bucci-Rechtweg headshot.
BUCCI-RECHTWEG, Christina, M., M.D.
Head, Pediatric and Maternal Health Policy
Clinical Development and Drug Regulatory Affairs
Novartis Pharmaceutical Company
East Rockaway, NY
John Coughlin headshot.
COUGHLIN, John P., M.D.
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
Damien Fair headshot.
FAIR, Damien, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN
Lucky Jain headshot.
JAIN, Lucky., M.D.
George W. Brumley Jr. Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Catherine Lang headshot.
LANG, Catherine, E., Ph.D.
Professor of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Neurology
Associate Director, Movement Science PhD Program
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
Missy Lavender headshot.
LAVENDER, Missy D., MBA
CEO and Founder
Renalis
Chicago, IL
Yvonne Maldonado headshot.
MALDONADO, Yvonne A., M.D.
Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
Genevieve Neal-Perry headshot.
NEAL-PERRY, Genevieve, S., M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chief, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC
Adam Resnick headshot.
RESNICK, Adam C., Ph.D. 
Director
Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
David Rowitch headshot.
ROWITCH, David, H., M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Head of Department of Pediatrics
Welcome Trust Senior Investigator
Director of Clinical Studies, Clare College
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Ex Officio Members

Photo Not Provided.
DORN, Patricia, Ph.D.
Director of Rehabilitation Research and Development
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC
Aaron Lopata headshot.
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

Department of Defense

Melissa Miller headshot.
MILLER, Melissa R., Ph.D.

Health Science Program Manager
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program
US Army Medical Research and Development Command
Frederick, MD

NABMMR Liaison

Jose Contreras-Vidal headshot.
CONTRERAS-VIDAL, Jose L., Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cullen College of Engineering
University of Houston
Houston, TX

Executive Secretary

Rebekah Rasooly headshot.
Rebekah Rasooly, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Extramural Activities
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Bethesda, MD
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