CGH Staff

The Center for Global Health is a collaborative team of over 40 cancer researchers, scientists, and communication experts.


Robert T. Croyle, Ph.D., is serving as interim director of CGH at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Dr. Croyle was appointed director of NCI's Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) in July 2003. View Dr. Croyle's bio on the DCCPS website.

Robert Croyle
Interim Director, NCI Center for Global Health
Director, DCCPS

Lisa Stevens
Deputy Director of Planning & Operations

Thomas Gross
Deputy Director of Science

U.S.-Based Staff

The primary mission of the CGH U.S.-based staff is to facilitate global cancer research collaborations between international researchers and organizations and the NCI. The majority of CGH staff are based out of our office in Rockville, MD, at 9609 Medical Center Drive.

Balkissa Abdoulaye

Rachel Abudu (Contractor)

James Alaro

Roxanne Brew

Mishka Cira (Consultant)

Anita Das (Contractor)

Kalina Duncan

John Flanigan

Ankur Garg

Susan Giuliani

Karen Grady (Contractor)

Terri Harshman

Marianne Henderson

Catherine Hidalgo

Tiffany Mahaney (Contractor)

Cathy Muha

Amara Ndumele

Mark Parascandola

Paul Pearlman

Marie Ricciardone

Rhonda Robinson

Luis Salicrup

Yelena Shnayder

Shannon Silkensen

Sudha Sivaram

Vidya Vedham

Amanda Vogel (Contractor)

Offsite Staff

To allow for close coordination and collaboration with partners and foreign organizations, CGH leverages offices abroad with staff who focus on Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America.

Ann Chao

Sophia Michaelson

Douglas Puricelli Perin (Consultant)

Susan Shurin (Consultant)

Jack Welch

  • Updated: July 2, 2018