Division of International Relations (DIR)

The Division of International Relations develops new partnerships between U.S. scientists, institutions and counterparts abroad to advance research and training in the biomedical and behavioral sciences. The division works on behalf of Fogarty and the whole of NIH to identify opportunities for collaboration with foreign science funding agencies, the U.S. Department of State, U.S. technical agencies and international organizations.

Division of International Relations Staff

Acting Division Director: Ken Bridbord, M.D., M.P.H.

Deputy Division Director and Program Officer, South Asia Region
Thomas Mampilly, M.P.H.

East Asia and the Pacific Region
Tina Chung, M.P.H.

European Region and European Union
and Multilateral Affairs
George Herrfurth, M.A.

Middle East, North Africa Region and Sub-Saharan African Region
Stacy Wallick, M.P.H.

Russia, Eurasia and Arctic Region
Marya Levintova, Ph.D.

Western Hemisphere Region
Kevin Bialy, M.A.A.

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