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NIDCD Board of Scientific Counselors Roster

The ending date for each member's term is given next to his or her name.


  • MANIS, Paul B., Ph.D.6/30/2022

    Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    University of North Carolina
    Chapel Hill, NC

Board Members​

  • CASSELBRANT, Margaretha, M.D., Ph.D.6/30/2020  

    Professor Emerita of Otolaryngology
    Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology
    Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224

  • LI, Jian-Dong, M.D., Ph.D.6/30/2023

    Director, Institute for Biomedical Sciences
    Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
    100 Piedmont Ave., SE
    Georgia State University
    Atlanta, GA 30302

  • FRANCIS, Howard W., M.D., M.B.A. 6/30/2024

    Professor of Otolaryngology
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery
    and Communication Sciences
    Duke University
    Durham, NC 27710

  • JOHNSON, Daniel E., Ph.D.  6/30/2024

    Professor and Vice Chair for Research
    Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    University of California, San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA 94143

  • SPINNER, Nancy B., Ph.D.6/30/2020

    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-4318

  • OGHALAI, John, M.D.6/30/2024 

    Chair and Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    University of Southern California 
    Keck School of Medicine
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles, CA 90033

  • HASHINO, Eri, Ph.D. 6/30/2024

    Ruth C. Holton Professor of Otology 
    Vice Chair for Research
    Department of Otolaryngology
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indianapolis, IN 46202

Executive Secretary

  • GRIFFITH, Andrew, M.D., Ph.D.

    Scientific Director, NIDCD/NIH
    Porter Neuroscience Building
    35A Convent Drive, Rm. GF103
    Bethesda, MD 20892

2019 Ad-Hoc Consultants

  • CHENEY, Richard E., Ph.D. 

    Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology
    Medical Biomolecular Research Building Rm. 5312c 
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7545

  • MOODY, Sally A., Ph.D

    Professor and Chair, Dept. Anatomy and Cell Biology 
    George Washington University School of Medicine 
    and Health Sciences
    Washington, DC 20037

  • STANKOVIC, Konstantina, M.D., Ph.D. 

    Chief, Division of Otology and Neurotology
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA 02114

  • KIERNAN, Amy, Ph.D. 

    Associate Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology
    University of Rochester Medical Center
    Rochester, NY 14642

  • NICOLSON, Teresa, Ph.D

    Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Division
    Stanford University
    Stanford, California 94305

Last Updated Date: 
September 5, 2019