Marguerite Matthews, Ph.D.

Job Title
Section Chief, Career Preparation
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Office of Programs to Enhance the Neuroscience Workforce
Division of Extramural Activities
Areas of Interest

Portfolio: Research Supplements to Support Diversity and Re-entry/Re-integration in Biomedical Research, Diversity F31, Doctoral Readiness R25, ENDURE R25, Summer R25, R13 Appropriate Representation

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Phonetic Name Pronunciation
Mahr-guh-reet Math-yooz

Marguerite Matthews, PhD is the Section Chief of Career Preparation in the Office of Programs to Enhance the Neuroscience Workforce, where her focus is on funding opportunities that support the science education and research training of individuals at the PreK-12, college, postbaccalaureate, and early-stage graduate school levels. Prior to working at NINDS, Dr. Matthews came to NIH as a 2016-2018 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow in the Office of Extramural Research, within the Division of Biomedical Research Workforce and the Division of Loan Repayment. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Oregon Health & Science University, where she examined the development of the human brain using functional and structural neuroimaging. She earned a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh, studying the development of the dopamine system during adolescence, and a BS in biochemistry from Spelman College.