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Meet Our Program Officers

The NINR Division of Extramural Science Programs (DESP) oversees and manages a portfolio of grants and contracts that support researchers across the United States.

 Over 34% of NINR's funded grant portfolio focuses on research to eliminate health disparities. 

NINR Program Officers

Our program officers are staff scientists with a broad range of expertise who administer grant portfolios in NINR’s extramural program.

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When Should I Contact an NINR Program Officer?

Program officers are the main contact between NINR and the extramural research community.