NCI Senior Leadership

Norman E. Sharpless, M.D.

Director, National Cancer Institute

Douglas R. Lowy, M.D.

Deputy Director, National Cancer Institute

James Doroshow, M.D.

Deputy Director, Clinical and Translational Research
Director, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

Dinah S. Singer, Ph.D.

Acting Deputy Director, National Cancer Institute
Director, Division of Cancer Biology

Jeffrey S. Abrams, M.D.

Acting Director, Clinical Research, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

L. Michelle Bennett, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Research Strategy

Stephen J. Chanock, M.D.

Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics

Henry P. Ciolino, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Cancer Centers

Robert T. Croyle, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences
Interim Director, Center for Global Health

William L. Dahut, M.D.

Scientific Director for Clinical Research and Clinical Director

Peter Garrett

Director, Office of Communications and Public Liaison

Paulette Gray, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Extramural Activities

Toby Hecht, Ph.D.

Deputy Director, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

Anthony Kerlavage, Ph.D.

Acting Director, Center for Biomedical Informatics & Information Technology

Kristin Komschlies, Ph.D.

Acting Director, NCI at Frederick, Office of Scientific Operations

Barnett S. Kramer, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, Division of Cancer Prevention


Patrick McGarey

Associate Director, Finance and Legislation

Glenn Merlino, Ph.D.

Scientific Director for Basic Research, Center for Cancer Research

Tom Misteli, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Cancer Research

Sheila Prindiville, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials

Henry Rodriguez, Ph.D., M.S., M.B.A.

Acting Deputy Director, Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives

Jeffrey Shilling

Acting Chief Information Officer, National Cancer Institute

Donna Siegle

Acting Executive Officer, Office of the Director
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Management

Sanya A. Springfield, Ph.D.

Director, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

Thomas M. Stackhouse, Ph.D.

Director, Technology Transfer Center

Louis M. Staudt, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Center for Cancer Genomics

Michael Weingarten, M.A.

Director, Small Business Innovation Research & Small Business Technology Transfer Programs

Jonathan S. Wiest, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Cancer Training

Robert Yarchoan, M.D.

Director, Office of HIV & AIDS Malignancy

  • Updated: October 19, 2018