Skip Navigation
National Institute of Environmental Health SciencesNational Institutes of Health
Increase text size Decrease text size Print this page

Office of the Director

Division of Extramural Research & Training

With the participation and concurrence of senior leadership of the NIEHS, the Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT) develops program priorities to assure maximum utilization of available resources in attainment of the objectives stated in the NIEHS Strategic Plan. By collaborating with other institutes at NIH, other federal agencies, and public and private institutions and organizations, DERT staff maintain an awareness of national and international research efforts and priorities, and identify new opportunities for collaborative research and training initiatives involving the environmental health sciences.

Gwen Collman, Ph.D.
Interim Director
Genes, Environment and Health Initiative ( Exit NIEHS Website, Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Centers (, Partnerships for Environmental Public Health
Tel (919) 541-4980

J. Patrick Mastin, Ph.D.
Acting Deputy Director
Circulatory Toxicology, Renal Toxicology, Immune System Toxicology
Tel (919) 541-3289

Michelle Owens
Program Specialist
Tel (919) 541-0132

Liz McNair
Program Specialist
Tel (919) 541-1068

Ethel Jackson, D.D.S.
Health Scientist Administrator
Tel (919) 541-7846

Margarita Roque, M.P.H.
Administrative Officer
Tel (919) 541-7998

Michelle Mayo
Administrative Officer
Tel (919) 541-7691

Helena Bonner
Administrative Officer
Tel (919) 316-4622

Liz McMillan
Administrative Technician
Tel (919) 541-0462

Office Fax Number
Fax (919) 541-2843

Back to top Back to top Department of Health & Human Services National Institutes of Health
This page URL:
NIEHS website:
Email the Web Manager at
Last Reviewed: December 02, 2008