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Scientific Review Branch

Alfonso R. Latoni
Alfonso R. Latoni, Ph.D.
Branch Chief
Tel 919-541-7571
Fax 301-480-3704
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K3-03
Durham, N.C. 27709

About SRB

The Scientific Review Branch (SRB) is responsible for the initial scientific and technical merit review of grant applications and contract proposals submitted to the NIH. The scientific review officers (SROs), formerly scientific review administrators, are extramural staff scientists and the designated federal official play a pivotal role in identifying the most meritorious scientific research for support using federal resources. The SRO is responsible for ensuring that each application, and research and development proposal, submitted to SRB receives an objective and fair initial peer review, and that all applicable laws, regulations, and policies are followed.


Janice Allen
Janice B. Allen, Ph.D.
Scientific Review Officer

Tel 919-541-7556
Fax 301-480-3705
Linda Bass
Linda K. Bass, Ph.D.
Scientific Review Officer

Tel 919-541-1307
Fax 919-316-4606
Deborah Jones
Deborah A. Jones
Extramural Support Assistant

Tel 919-541-3035
RoseAnne McGee
Roseanne M. McGee
Scientific Review Officer

Tel 919-541-0752
Fax 301-480-3717
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Kindra D. Morrison
Extramural Support Assistant

Tel 919-541-7508
Sharmice Outen
Sharmice L. Outen
Extramural Support Assistant

Tel 919-541-1890
Laura Thomas, Ph.D.
Laura A. Thomas, Ph.D.
Scientific Review Officer

Tel 919-541-2824
Leroy Worth
Leroy Worth Jr, Ph.D.
Scientific Review Officer

Tel 919-541-0670
Fax 919-316-4606