Population Health Branch (PHB)
Martha Barnes joined the Division of Extramural Research and Training as a program analyst in 1994 and has been with the Program Analysis Branch since its inception in 1999. She currently coordinates the R13/U13 Conference Grant and Time-Sensitive Research programs and is the program officer for the Research on Research Integrity program. Martha also is responsible for monitoring gender/minority inclusion in all protocols supported through DERT and is the first-line reviewer and writer of the Certificates of Confidentiality issued by NIEHS. She also performs ad hoc analyses.
Trained as a physiological psychologist in the Neurotoxicology Laboratory at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Martha joined the NIEHS Division of Intramural Research as a biologist in the Neurotoxioclogy Laboratory Branch of the Laboratory of Behavioral and Neurotoxicology (later the Laboratory of Molecular and Integrative Neuroscience). She graduated with honors from North Carolina State University with a B.S. in Zoology in 1978 and an M.S. in Zoology in 1985. She is a recipient of several NIH Merit Awards for her work on the trans-NIH Gender/Minority Tracking and Inclusion Committee and the Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Working Group, as well as, two NIEHS Merit Awards and several special project awards.
Areas of Specialty:
- Coordinate R13/U13 Conference Program
- Coordinate Time-Sensitive Program
- Responsible for Gender/Minority Inclusion Monitoring for the Division
- Coordinator for Certificates of Confidentiality issued by NIEHS