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NCI Senior Leadership

Woman (NCI Director Dr. Monica Bertagnolli) with dark hair wears a brown jacket over a patterned top and smiles at the camera.

Monica M. Bertagnolli, M.D.

Director, National Cancer Institute

Douglas R. Lowy, M.D.

Principal Deputy Director, National Cancer Institute

James Doroshow, M.D.

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

Donna Siegle

Deputy Director for Management, Office of Management
Executive Officer

Dinah S. Singer, Ph.D.

Deputy Director, Scientific Strategy & Development

Brigitte C. Widemann, M.D.

Special Advisor to the Director for Childhood Cancer

Anne Lubenow

Chief of Staff

Oliver Bogler, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Cancer Training

Philip E. Castle, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Director, Division of Cancer Prevention

Stephen J. Chanock, M.D.

Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics

Henry P. Ciolino, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Cancer Centers


Suzanne Frisbie, Ph.D.

Acting Director, Technology Transfer Center


Dan Gallahan, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Cancer Biology

Peter Garrett

Director, Office of Communications & Public Liaison

Katrina A. B. Goddard, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences

Dr. Satish Gopal

Satish Gopal, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, Center for Global Health

Paulette Gray, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Extramural Activities


James L. Gulley, M.D., Ph.D.

NCI Clinical Director within the Center for Cancer Research


Anthony Kerlavage, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Biomedical Informatics & Information Technology


Kristin Komschlies, Ph.D.

Acting Director, NCI Frederick Office of Scientific Operations

Glenn Merlino, Ph.D.

Scientific Director for Basic Research, Center for Cancer Research

Tom Misteli, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Cancer Research

Diane Palmieri, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Research Strategy

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

Director, Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials

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

Director, Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research

Headshot of Sharon A. Savage, M.D.

Sharon A. Savage, M.D.

Clinical Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics

Jeffrey Shilling

Chief Information Officer

Sanya A. Springfield, Ph.D.

Director, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

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

Robert Yarchoan, M.D.

Director, Office of HIV & AIDS Malignancy