U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ann Jerkins

 Contact Info

Tel: +1 301 594 2242
Email: jerkinsa@mail.nih.gov

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Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, 1994-1999

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard School of Public Health, 1991-1994

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990

Ann Jerkins, Ph.D.

Scientific Review Officer, Grants Review Branch

Current Responsibilities and Activities

My duties as scientific review officer include managing Special Emphasis Panel reviews.  I use my scientific expertise and communication and interpersonal skills to:

  1. analyze the scientific content of grant applications; 
  2. identify the scientists invited to serve on scientific review groups and assign the applications each panel member will review; 
  3. organize and run peer review meetings to assess the scientific and technical merit of grant applications; and 
  4. provide applicants with a succinct written summary explaining how the review committee viewed the applications.