Directory of NIOSH Offices and Key Personnel

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NIOSH, Office of the Director

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Organizational Chart

John Howard, MDDirector
John Piacentino, MDDeputy Director for Program
Maria Strickland, MPH, Chief of Staff
Christina Spring, MAAssociate Director, Communication and Research to Practice
Rene Pana-Cryan, PhDChief Economist, Economic Research and Support Office

Kelley A. Durst, MPA, Deputy Director for Management
L. Casey Chosewood, MD, MPHAssociate Director for Strategic Priorities
CAPT Chad Dowell, Associate Director for Preparedness and Response
Sarah Felknor, MS, DrPHAssociate Director for Research Integration
Mina HartsfieldAssociate Director for Financial Resources
Lore Jackson Lee, MPH, Associate Director for Planning and Performance
Mike LoudermilkAssociate Director of Information Technology
George Luxbacher, Associate Deputy Director, Mine Safety and Research
Rashaun Roberts, PhDAssociate Director for Diversity and Inclusion
J. Kent SlakeyAssociate Director of Human Capital/CDC Management Officer

Dawn Castillo, MPHDirector for Office of Extramural Programs
Nicholas GipsonAssociate Director for Facilities Management

Scott Earnest, PhD, PE, CSPAssociate Director for Construction Safety and Health
CAPT Marie A. de Perio, MD, FIDSA, Associate Director for Science

KC Elliott, MA, MPH, Acting Associate Director for Agriculture Safety and Health

Divisions and Programs

Division of Compensation Analysis and Support (DCAS)
Cincinnati (Taft), Ohio
Grady CalhounDirector
Dave SundinDeputy Director

Division of Safety Research (DSR)
Morgantown, West Virginia
Jennifer Lincoln, PhD, Acting Director
John Powers, Acting Deputy Director

Division of Field Studies and Engineering (DFSE)
Cincinnati (Taft), Ohio
Lauralynn McKernan, PhDDirector
Josh HarneyDeputy Director

Division of Science Integration (DSI)
Cincinnati (Taft), Ohio
Christine Whittaker, PhDDirector
CPT Sarah Unthank, MS, CIH, REHSDeputy Director

Health Effects Laboratory Division (HELD)
Morgantown, West Virginia
Brett Green, PhDActing Director
Vacant, Deputy Director

National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Maryann D’Alessandro, PhDDirector
Jon SzalajdaDeputy Director

Pittsburgh Mining Research Division (PMRD)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Stephen G. Sawyer, Jr., PhDDirector
Carin Kosmoski, PhDDeputy Director

Spokane Mining Research Division (SMRD)
Spokane, Washington
Doug Johns, PhDDirector
Cara Halldin, PhD, Deputy Director

Respiratory Health Division (RHD)
Morgantown, West Virginia
David N. Weissman, MDDirector
Lewis Radonovich, MDDeputy Director

Western States Division (WSD)
Spokane, Washington
CAPT Ryan Hill, MPHDirector
Kara Perritt, MSDeputy Director

World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP)
Washington, DC
CAPT Lisa Delaney, MS, CIH, Director

NIOSH Facillities
Physical Address
Mailing Address (if different)


Grace Hall, Suite 310
4230 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

ATLANTA, Georgia

2400 Century Parkway NE (4th Floor)
Atlanta, GA 30345

1600 Clifton Road, NE
MS: E-20 or for OEP MS: E-74
Atlanta, GA 30329-4018


Hamilton Laboratory
5555 Ridge Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45213

Taft Laboratory
1090 Tusculum Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45226

Taft North (Shipping Address)
1090 Tusculum Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45226


Denver Federal Center
6th Avenue & Kipling Street
Building 25, Room 2644
Lakewood, CO 80225

Denver Field Office
P.O. Box 25226
Denver, CO 80225

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia

1095 Willowdale Road
MS 4020
Morgantown, WV 26505-2888

1000 Frederick Lane
Morgantown, WV 26508


626 Cochrans Mill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236


315 E. Montgomery
Spokane, WA 99207


400 7th Street S.W.
Suite 5W
Washington, D.C. 20024

Other Contacts

NIOSH Institutional Review Board

Human Resources Management Office (HRMO)
Atlanta Human Resources Center
4770 Buford Highway
Mailstop K-08
Atlanta, GA 30341
(770) 488-1725(770) 488-11228 (TTY)

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