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Contact the Center for Cancer Training

Looking for verification of clinical fellowships? Contact the NIH Credentialing Office at 301-496-5937 or send your request by fax to 301-402-1751.

Office of the Director (OD)

The Office of the Director supports NCI training and career development programs to catalyze the development of a 21st century workforce capable of advancing cancer research through a scientifically integrated approach.


OD Staff and Contact Information
Name Email Title

Oliver Bogler, Ph.D.
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Lindsay Demblowski Scientific Analyst
Angela Jones Communications Manager
Astrid Masfar Communications Specialist
Maria Moten Program Specialist
Sasha Torres Program Analyst

Office of Training and Education (OTE)

The Office of Training and Education focuses on enhancing the overall training experience of intramural postdoctoral and clinical fellows, graduate students, postbaccalaureate fellows, and interns at NCI.   


OTE Staff and Contact Information 
Name Email Title

Erika Ginsburg, M.A.
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Vi Black Program Manager
Chanelle Case Borden, Ph.D. Associate Director of Training Programs
Ravi Dhar, Ph.D. Program Manager
Jennifer Mariano, M.S.

Scientific Program Analyst
Terry Moody, Ph.D. Special Assistant
Olivia Moore Program Analyst
Jordann Smak, Ph.D. CRTA Postdoctoral Fellow

Intramural Diversity Workforce Branch (IDWB)

The Intramural Diversity Workforce Branch creates opportunities to enhance recruitment and retention, increase partnerships, and generate diversity awareness.


IDWB Staff and Contact Information
Name Email Title

Joanne D'Silva, Ph.D., M.P.H.
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joanne.d' Branch Director
Emily Davis, Ph.D. Program Manager
Dominiqua Griffin, Ph.D., NCC

AAAS Fellow
Francis Steele Program Specialist

Cancer Training Branch (CTB)

The Cancer Training Branch supports fellowships, research career development awards, and training/education research in all areas of cancer research, including cancer prevention, control, behavioral sciences, population sciences, and translational research, at universities and institutions across the country.


For diversity training and workforce diversity, please visit the Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences, Early Investigator Advancement Program, and Cancer Moonshot Scholars.

CTB Leadership and Staff Contact Information (240-276-5630)
Name Email Title

Nastaran Zahir, Ph.D.
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Mandy Rogers Executive Assistant
CTB Program Directors Contact Information
Name Email Associated Programs
Yansong Bian, M.D., Ph.D. K08, K12
Corinne Boulanger-Espeut, Ph.D., M.B.A. F31, K08K99/R00T32 
Mark Damico, Ph.D. F30K00K12, LRPT32 
Mariam Eljanne, Ph.D. F99/K00R25
Sonia Jakowlew, Ph.D. F32K22K25, K99/R00
Susan Lim, Ph.D. K08T32LRP 
Hana Odeh, Ph.D. F30F31F32,F99/K00
Anu Puri, Ph.D. F30F31
Sergey Radaev, Ph.D. K01, Early K99/R00
Michael Schmidt, Ph.D. K99/R00K22
CTB Program Specialists Contact Information
Name Email Associated Programs
Teresa Quinones-Saadipour F30, F31F32K12R25
Karen Tolson T32

The Center for Cancer Training
9609 Medical Center Dr.
2W118 MSC9707
Bethesda, MD 20892-9707
Phone: 240-276-7400
Fax: 240-276-5659

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