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Grants Management Branch (GMB)

George Tucker
George Tucker
Chief, Grants Management Branch
Tel 984-287-3332
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K3-11
Durham, N.C. 27709

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 984-287-3258
Fax 301-480-2725
Puente, Molly
Molly Puente, Ph.D.
Grants Management Team Lead

Tel 984-287-3308
Bryann Benton
Bryann E. Benton
Grants Management Officer

Tel 919-323-5577
Clark, Pamela
Pamela B. Clark
Grants Management Officer

Tel 984-287-3246
Fax 301-480-3371
Gittleman, Barbara
Barbara J. Gittleman
Grants Management Officer

Tel 984-287-3261
Fax 301-480-2908
Robbie Majors
Robbie D. Majors
Grants Management Specialist

Tel 919-541-0488
Nicholas, Aaron
Aaron Nicholas
Grants Management Officer

Tel 984-287-3297
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Barbara A. Ruffin
Extramural Support Assistant

Tel 984-287-3315
Ashley Singh
Ashley W. Singh
Grants Management Specialist

Tel 984-287-3323
Michelle Victalino
Michelle Victalino
Grants Management Officer
Superfund Research Program

Tel 984-287-3336
Williams, James
James R. Williams
Grants Management Officer

Tel 984-287-3338
Fax 919-541-2860