NCIRD Organizational Structure

Office of the Director

  • Demetre C. Daskalakis, MD, MPH – Director (Acting)
  • Amanda Cohn, MD (CAPT, USPHS) – Principal Deputy Director (Acting)
  • Rebecca Greco Kone, MPH – Deputy Director, Management, Operations, Communications, and Policy
  • Manisha Patel, MD, MS, MBA (CAPT, USPHS) – Chief Medical Officer
  • Melinda Wharton, MD, MPH (CAPT, USPHS) – Associate Director for Vaccine Policy and Clinical Partnerships
  • Althea Grant, PhD (CAPT, USPHS) – Director, Office of Science
  • Mike Gerber, PhD, MPH – Associate Director for Global Health
  • Brendan Jackson, MD, MPH (CDR, USPHS) – Co-Lead, COVID-19 Coordination Unit
  • Aliki Weakland, MPH, MSW – Co-Lead, COVID-19 Coordination Unit
  • Dayle Kern, MA – Associate Director (Acting), Health Communication Science Office
  • Victoria Wright, MPH – Acting Management Officer
  • Brooke Barry – Associate Director, Office of Policy
  • Jacqueline Wynn-Bryant – Associate Director for Strategic Workforce Planning and Development
  • Chris Parker, PhD – Associate Director for Field Services
  • Agha (Nabeel) Khan, MBBS, MPH, MBA – Senior Advisor, Office of Informatics
  • Brandi Limbago, PhD – Associate Director for Lab Science
  • Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira, MD, MSc, PhD – Associate Director for Epidemiologic Science
  • Sandra Roush, MT, MPH – Associate Director for Surveillance
  • Brian J. Manns, PharmD – Team Lead (Acting) for Health Equity Science

Division of Bacterial Diseases

  • Kimberley Fox,  MD, MPH – Director

Division of Viral Diseases

  • Stephanie Bialek, MD, MPH – Director

Immunization Services Division

  • Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH – Director

Influenza Division

  • Vivien G. Dugan, PhD – Director

Coronavirus and Other Respiratory Viruses Division (CORVD)

  • David Wentworth, PhD – Director