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Grants Management Branch (GMB)

Gwen W. Collman
Gwen W. Collman, Ph.D.
Director – Division of Extramural Research & Training
Acting Branch Chief, Grants Management Branch
Tel (919) 541-4980
Fax (919) 316-4606
530 Davis Dr
Durham, NC 27713

About GMB

  • Interprets and applies grants management policies and procedures for grant programs.
  • Provides fiscal and administrative review of grant applications.
  • Assists program staff in determining grant funding levels.
  • Negotiates, awards, and obligates grant funds.
  • Maintains records of grant expenditures and balances on hand and provides this information to program staff and other institute officials.
  • Maintains all official grant files.
  • Works with the program staff and review staff in writing Requests for Applications and Program Announcements, and is the official fiscal and administrative expert at the review sessions for applications submitted under RFAs and Pas.
  • Functions as an expert on grants management policies and procedures for components of HHS, NIH, institute staff, advisory councils, other federal agencies, grantee institutions, and the general public.


Lisa A. Edwards
Lisa A. Edwards
Grants Management Team Lead
Tel (919) 541-0751
Fax (301) 480-2725
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K3-11
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709
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Boggs, Wanda
Wanda G. Boggs
Grants Management Specialist

Tel (919) 316-4638
Fax (301) 451-5334
Clark, Pamela
Pamela B. Clark
Grants Management Specialist

Tel (919) 541-7629
Fax (301) 480-3371
Donald Ellis
Donald G. Ellis
Grants Management Specialist

Tel (919) 541-1874
Gittleman, Barbara
Barbara J. Gittleman
Grants Management Specialist

Tel (919) 541-0585
Fax (301) 480-2908
Nicholas, Aaron
Aaron Nicholas
Grants Management Specialist

Tel (919) 541-7823
Puente, Molly
Molly Puente, Ph.D.
Grants Management Specialist

Tel (919) 541-1373
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Barbara A. Ruffin
Extramural Support Assistant

Tel (919) 541-7826
Michelle Victalino
Michelle Victalino
Grants Management Specialist

Tel (919) 316-4666
Williams, James
James R. Williams
Grants Management Specialist

Tel (919) 541-1403
Fax (919) 541-2860

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