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Charlene LIGGINS

Charlene Liggins
Title: Senior Scientific Program Analyst
Office(s): Division of Neuroscience (DN)
Phone Number: 301-402-6558
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Charlene joined NIA in 2008 as a Senior Scientific Program Analyst leading the Institute's efforts to expand the use and implementation of portfolio analyses to support and inform strategic planning efforts, assess progress and support opportunities to collaborate with other funders of aging research (both public and private). Her accomplishments include leading the development of the Trans-NIH Native American/Alaska Native Research Interest Work Group, the International Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Research Portfolio (IADRP) project, the AD+ADRD Research Implementation Milestone Database and interagency collaborations with Department of Veteran Affairs. She is also an active member of the Alzheimer's Disease Bypass Budget work group, where she annual coordinates the professional judgement budget development process.

Charlene holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology and African-American Studies from Washington University in Saint Louis, a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of South Carolina and a Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) from Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.



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