Jodi Black

Deputy Director, Office of Extramural Research

NIH

Dr. Jodi Black is the Deputy Director of the NIH Office of Extramural Research, where she leads and supports development of innovative initiatives, program and grants management policy and processes, and the small business and extramural technology development programs.  In her career, she has developed, implemented, and managed large, diverse, multidisciplinary scientific programs in areas including infectious diseases, cancer and genomics and has developed strategic alliances between academic, healthcare and commercial organizations to leverage resources and capacity across institutions to enhance the translation of innovative technologies from the bench to the market to enhance health.  Dr. Black earned a PhD in pathology and a Masters of Medical Science in infectious diseases from Emory University.