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Program Analysis Branch (PAB)

Christina (Christie) Drew, Ph.D.
Christie Drew, Ph.D.
Branch Chief
Tel (919) 541-3319
Fax (301) 480-3142
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K3-13
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

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About PAB

The Program Analysis Branch provides independent evaluation and analysis of programs within DERT as well as categorizing and coding grants and applications. Functions within the branch include the following activities:


  • Conduct long- and short-term scientific evaluation and analyses of grant portfolios to provide a basis for priority setting, decision making, and strategic planning.
  • Develop methodologies and data structures to support analyses of scientific and public health impact.
  • Collaborate with other DERT Program Staff to conduct program analyses that are used to recommend areas for program development and to identify emerging emphasis areas for consideration by the Institute Director and advisory groups.
  • Communicate high impact science and public health relevance of extramural research.
  • Coordinate information technology needs and requirements for the Division.
  • Categorize all grant applications according to scientific research area, scientific program administrator and grants management specialist



Joel Collinson
Joel D. Collinson
Extramural Support Assistant

Tel (919) 324-6842
Helena Davis
Helena L. Kennedy
Program Analyst

Tel (919) 316-4813
Kristianna Pettibone, Ph.D.
Kristi G. Pettibone, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator

Tel (919) 541-7752
Elizabeth Ruben
Elizabeth Ruben
Program Analyst

Tel (919) 541-9470
Steven Tuyishime
Steven N. Tuyishime, Ph.D.
Presidential Management Fellow

Tel (919) 541-0552