Staff

Our team of accomplished scientists, research associates, fellows, and administrators is dedicated to advancing cancer-related behavioral science research. This staff directory can help you:

  • find the appropriate contact for a research project.
  • learn more about our network of mentorship and collaboration.
  • browse our program staff's range of talents and professional backgrounds.

You are welcome to contact our staff to learn more about behavioral research at the National Cancer Institute.



Photo Last Name First Name Title Research Areas Branch/ Office
Joan Becker Becker Joan Program Analyst OAD
Laura Dwyer Dwyer Laura Contractor - Cape Fox Facilities Services OAD, HBRB
Michele Fisher Fisher Michele Program Specialist OAD
Meredith Grady Grady Meredith Public Health Advisor TCRB, OAD
Debbie Greenberg Greenberg Debbie Program Analyst OAD
Paul Han Han Paul Senior Scientist Medical uncertainty; Shared decision making; Risk communication; Predictive modeling; Cancer screening; Cancer genomics; Palliative and end-of-life care OAD
Annette Kaufman Kaufman Annette Program Director Tobacco control; Policy; Applied social psychology; Risk perception; Multiple health behavior change; Health behavior theory; Health communication TCRB, OAD
William  Klein Klein William Associate Director, BRP Social psychology; Risk perception; Decision-making OAD
Mimi Lising Lising Mimi Technical Writer-Editor OAD
Kristen Mangold Mangold Kristen Public Health Advisor TCRB, OAD
Tommie McKoy McKoy Tommie Program Analyst OAD
Richard Moser Moser Richard Training Director and Research Methods Coordinator Statistical methodology; Survey methodology; Data harmonization; Health cognitions; End-of-life OAD
Ashley Murray Murray Ashley Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Public Use Datasets; Data Harmonization; Health Behavior Promotion; Affective Associations OAD
Linda Nebeling Nebeling Linda Deputy Associate Director Nutrition; Energy balance; Health promotion; Cancer prevention OAD
Mary O'Connell O'Connell Mary Scientific Program Manager OAD
Heather Platter Platter Heather Cancer Prevention Fellow Decision-making; Risk perception and risk communication; Health literacy; Lung cancer screening; Tobacco control and prevention, smoking cessation OAD, TCRB
Andrew Seidenberg Seidenberg Andrew Cancer Prevention Fellow Tobacco Control; Skin Cancer Prevention; Alcohol OAD, TCRB
Gina Tesauro Tesauro Gina Public Health Advisor OAD