Nicole Popovich is a management analyst in the Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT) Office of the Director. She provides cross-divisional services to the Director and staff in DERT in areas such as program and project tracking, analysis, budget, and operational management. Nicole holds a B.A. in communications from Virginia Tech. Prior to joining NIEHS, Nicole served as a program manager at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, and as a special assistant at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease.