Martin H. Goldrosen, Ph.D., was recently appointed director of the Division of Extramural Activities (DEA) at the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The Division, through its Office of Scientific Review, coordinates the receipt, referral, and scientific review of grants, cooperative agreements, and research contracts and through its Office of Grants Management oversees the processing of grant, cooperative agreement, and contract awards. The Division also coordinates meetings and directs committee management activities for the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
In announcing Dr. Goldrosen’s appointment, Josephine P. Briggs, M.D., NCCAM Director, said “The Division of Extramural Activities is crucial to NCCAM’s ability to review and fund high-quality research, as well as coordinate grant management and advisory committee activities. Dr. Goldrosen’s experience and his extensive research background make him well-suited for this important work for NCCAM.”
Dr. Goldrosen began his NIH career in 1991 as a health scientist administrator within the Grants Review Branch of the Division of Extramural Affairs at the National Cancer Institute. Prior to joining NIH, Dr. Goldrosen was a cancer research scientist at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York. Concurrently, he was a Research Professor of Experimental Pathology at the State University of New York, Buffalo, New York. Dr. Goldrosen has trained dozens of doctoral and post-doctoral students who have gone on to be successful clinicians and scientists and to make important contributions to the oncology field.