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Your Environment. Your Health.

About the Extramural Research and Training Division

The Division of Extramural Research and Training plans, directs and evaluates the institute's grant program which supports research and research training in environmental health. It develops program priorities and recommends funding levels to assure maximum utilization of available resources in attainment of institute objectives. Through cooperative relationships with NIH and with public and private institutions and organizations, the Division maintains an awareness of national research efforts and assesses the need for research and research training in environmental health.

Division Director
David Balshaw, Ph.D.

Hazardous Substances Research Branch
Michelle L. Heacock, Ph.D.

Population Health Branch
Claudia Thompson, Ph.D.

Program Analysis Branch
Christina Drew, Ph.D

Scientific Review Branch
Linda K. Bass, Ph.D.

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