Health Scientist Administrator
Dr. Dana Greene (formerly Schloesser) is a health scientist administrator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), with a focus on the neurosciences across the NIH Institutes and Offices, particularly where they intersect with the behavioral and social sciences. She is currently involved in the BRAIN Initiative, BluePrint for Neuroscience Research, the Sleep Research Coordinating Committee, the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Working Group, and the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study. Dana came to OBSSR from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in Channels, Synapses, and Neural Circuits, where she was a health scientist. During her time at NINDS, she was involved in programmatic efforts involving chronic fatigue, and epilepsy, and the BRAIN Initiative. Prior to NINDS, Dana was an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow (2014–2015) at OBSSR, with a focus on behavioral neurosciences. As an AAAS fellow, she coordinated and promoted the behavioral and social sciences across the institutes and offices at the NIH, performed programmatic and portfolio analyses, and helped move science forward through various programmatic efforts. Over the past 2+ decades she has been engaged in various fields of biological research, including behavioral neuroscience and radiation neurobiology. In these fields, she has presented and published research, received awards for presentations, and developed a comprehensive understanding of these areas.