Challenge Judges and Executive Consultants

Federal Challenge Judges:

  • Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) – Ex Officio
  • Geetha Subramaniam, Deputy Director of the Center for Clinical Trials Network, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Samia Noursi, Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Epidemiology, Service and Prevention Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Will Aklin, Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Thomas C. Radman, Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Kenzie Preston, Senior Investigator, Chief of the Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Laura E. Rosas, Lead Public Health Advisor, Health IT Team, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Danielle Tarino, Public Health Advisor, Health IT Team, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Dina Passman, Public Health Advisor, Health IT Team, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Sandeep Patel, Open Innovation Manager, HHS IDEA LAB, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Executive Reviewers and Consultants to Federal Challenge Judges:

  • Steven Steinhubl, Director, Digital Medicine, Scripps Translational Science Institute
  • Stephen H. Friend, President, Co-Founder and Director of Sage Bionetworks

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