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National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council

The National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council (NAEHSC) is a Congressionally mandated body that advises the secretary of HHS, the director of NIH, and the director of the NIEHS on matters relating to the direction of research, research support, training, and career development supported by the NIEHS. An important function of the council is secondary review of research grant applications with a focus on NIEHS scientific program priorities and program balance. Membership of the NAEHSC consists of ex-officio members and 18 leaders in the fundamental sciences, medical sciences, education, and public affairs. One-third of the council must be public members. The council meets three times a year: Winter, Spring, and Fall.

Upcoming NAEHSC Meetings

  • June 2-3, 2015 - NIEHS
  • September 8-9, 2015 - NIEHS
  • February 23-24, 2016 - NIEHS
  • May 24-25, 2016 - NIEHS
  • September 13-14, 2016 - NIEHS

NAEHSC Contacts

Gwen W. Collman, Ph.D.
Director – Division of Extramural Research & Training
Acting Branch Chief, Grants Management Branch
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
530 Davis Dr
Durham, NC 27713
Tel (919) 541-4980
Fax (919) 316-4606
Elizabeth W. McNair
Program Analyst
P.O. Box 12233, Mail Drop K3-05
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709
Tel (919) 541-1068
Fax (301) 480-3225
Council Members 2012
Council members gathered for a group photo. National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council photographed February 2012. Individual profiles of Council Members are also available.

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