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Office of the Director

Division of Extramural Research & Training

Gwen W. Collman
Gwen W. Collman, Ph.D.
Director – Division of Extramural Research & Training
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Tel 984-287-3249
530 Davis Dr
Keystone Building
Durham, NC 27713

With the participation and concurrence of senior leadership of the NIEHS, the Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT) develops program priorities to assure maximum utilization of available resources in attainment of the objectives stated in the NIEHS Strategic Plan. By collaborating with other institutes at NIH, other federal agencies, and public and private institutions and organizations, DERT staff maintain an awareness of national and international research efforts and priorities, and identify new opportunities for collaborative research and training initiatives involving the environmental health sciences.


J. Patrick Mastin, Ph.D.
James P. Mastin, Ph.D.
Deputy Director

Tel 984-287-3285
Fax 919-541-2843
Helena Bonner
Helena M. Bonner
Administrative Officer

Tel 984-287-3239
Fax 919-316-4694
bryan duran
Bryan A. Duran
Administrative Specialist

Tel 984-287-3091
Fine, Katherine
Katherine A. McGinnis
Administrative Officer

Tel 984-287-3289
Liz McMillan
Elizabeth McMillan
Administrative Specialist

Tel 984-287-3290
Fax 919-541-0462
Liz McNair
Liz McNair
Program Analyst

Tel 984-287-3291
Fax 301-480-3225
Mitsue Parrish
Mitsue M. Parrish
Administrative Officer

Tel 984-287-3301
Fax 919-316-4694
Nicole Popovich
Nicole M. Popovich
Management Analyst

Tel 984-287-3306
Angela W. (Angie) Sanders
Angela W. Sanders
Team Lead, DERT

Tel 984-287-3316