The NIAMS Advisory Council meets three times each year to advise the Institute about its research portfolio and broader issues of science policy, and provide peer review of grant applications that have been scored by scientific review groups. Members of the Council are drawn from the scientific and lay communities and represent all areas within the Institute’s research mission. See the full list of NIH Advisory Committees.

Upcoming Advisory Council Meeting Dates

  • February 7, 2018
  • June 12, 2018
  • September 5, 2018
  • February 5, 2019
  • June 12, 2019
  • September 10, 2019

Meeting Agenda

Minutes From Recent Meetings

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Advisory Council Roster

CHAIRMAN
KATZ, Stephen I., M.D., Ph.D.
Director, NIAMS
Bethesda, MD 20892

BECHTOLD, Joan E, Ph.D. (2018)
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55415

CASTRO-LEWIS, Magdalena (2019)
Columbia, MD 21044

ECONS, Michael, M.D. (2020)
Glenn W. Irwin, Jr., Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Director, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Professor of Medicine and Medical and Molecular Genetics
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN 46202

HOLERS, V. Michael, M.D. (2018) 
Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Denver, CO 80045

JAMES, Judith A., M.D., Ph.D. (2020)
Vice President of Clinical Affairs
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

KHOSLA, Sundeep, M.D. (2018)
Dr. Francis Chucker and Nathan Landow Research Professor
Director, Mayo Clinic CTSA/Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Dean for Clinical and Translational Science
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN 55905

KORETZKY, Gary A., M.D., Ph.D. (2017)
Dean, Weill Cornell Graduate School 
Senior Associate Dean for Research
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY 10065

LERNER, Ethan A., M.D., Ph.D. (2019)
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Cutaneous Biology Research Center
Charlestown, MA 02129

MARKOFF, Rosemary J. (2020)
Treasurer of the Scleroderma Foundation, Tri-State Inc Chapter
Co-Chair, Scleroderma Foundation National Advocacy Committee
Binghamton, NY 13905

MULVIHILL, William J., M.Ed. (2019)
The Mulvihill Advisory Group
Cincinnati, OH 45230

PALLER, Amy, M.D. (2018)
Professor, Dermatology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL 6061

PAVLATH, Grace, Ph.D. (2017)
Senior Vice President
Scientific Program Director
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Professor
Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology
Atlanta, GA 30322

POWELL TODD, Gwendolyn L., Ed.D. (2017)
Patient, Health Advocate and Educator
Jacksonville, FL 32225

SANDBORG, Christy I., M.D. (2017)
Professor of Pediatrics
Stanford University
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Palo Alto, CA 94304

SEIDEN, Richard F., Atty. (2018)
Foley & Lardner LLP
Los Angeles, CA 90071

SILVER, Alexander (2017)
Chairman
Jackson Gabriel Silver Foundation 
New York, NY 10128

TAPSCOTT, Stephen J., M.D., Ph.D. (2019)
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA 98109

YASZEMSKI, Michael J., M.D., Ph.D. (2020)
Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN 55905

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

NELSON, Melinda
Acting Director, Division of Extramural Research Activities
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Bethesda, MD 20892