About NIA

NACA Membership Roster

Chairperson

Richard J. Hodes, M.D.
Director, National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Building 31, RM 5C35
Bethesda, MD 20892

Council Members

Kimberly D. Acquaviva, Ph.D., MSW (2016)
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Associate Professor
School of Nursing
George Washington University
Washington, DC 20037

Laura L. Carstensen, Ph.D. (2015)
Professor
Department of Psychology
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305

Ana M. Cuervo, Ph.D., M.D. (2015) (TFMAR Member)
Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Department of Development and Molecular Biology
Bronx, NY 10461

Steven R. Cummings, M.D. (2017)
Founding Director
San Francisco Coordinating Center
San Francisco, CA 94107

Jennie C. Hansen, MS, RN, FAAN (2016)
Chief Executive Officer
American Geriatrics Society
New York, NY 10036

Kevin P. High, M.D. (2016) (WGoP Member)
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Department of Internal Medicine
Section of Infectious Diseases
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC 27157

Bradley T. Hyman, M.D., Ph.D. (2016)
Professor and Director
Department of Neurology/Alzheimer’s Research
Massachusetts General Hospital
Charleston, MA 02129

Richard Mayeux, MD, MS (2017)
Gerturde H. Sergievsky Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Epidemiology
Columbia University
New York, NY 10032

Charles P. Mouton, MD, MS (2017)
Senior Vice President for Health Affairs
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, TN 37208

Thomas A. Rando, MD, Ph.D. (2017)
Professor
Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA 94304

Jonathan S. Skinner, Ph.D. (2015)
Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Dartmouth College
Department of Economics
Institute for Health Policy and Clinical
Lebanon, NH 03755

Reisa A. Sperling, MD (2017)
Professor of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Health Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02115

Debra Bailey Whitman, Ph.D. (2017)
Executive Vice President, Policy, Strategy and International Affairs
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Washington, DC 20049

EX OFFICIO MEMBERS

Sylvia Mathews Burwell
Secretary
Department of Health and Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
Washington, DC 20202

Francis S. Collins, Ph.D., M.D.
Director
National Institutes of Health
Public Health Service
Building 1, Room 126
Bethesda, MD 20892

Richard M. Allman, M.D.
Chief Consultant
Geriatrics and Extended Care Services (10P4G)
Veterans Health Administration
Washington, DC 20420

Kenneth G. Pugh, LCDR, MC
Department of Medicine
National Naval Medical Center
Bethesda, MD 20889

Edwin L. Walker
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging
Administration on Aging
Administration for Community Living
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Washington, DC 20201

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

Robin A. Barr, D.Phil
Director, Office of Extramural Activities
National Institute on Aging
Bethesda, MD 20892