The Office of Special Programs in Diversity (OSPD) creates and implements programs that provide a diverse, inclusive, and highly engaged research workforce to conduct NINDS-funded research. To achieve the mission, OSPD supports ongoing and designs new programs that increase research faculty development, improve research infrastructure, and promote innovative approaches to enhance diversity through partnership with academic research institutions and diverse communities.
|Scientific Staff||Program Area|
|Alfred Gordon, Ph.D.|
Associate Director for Special Programs in Diversity
|Specialized Neuroscience Research Programs (SNRPs); Diversity research development programs; and Diversity faculty development programs|
|Courtney Ferrell Aklin, Ph.D.|
|Specialized Neuroscience Research Programs (SNRPs); Diversity research development programs; Diversity faculty development programs; Community-based participatory research programs|
Office of Special Programs in Diversity
6001 Executive Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892-9535
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