U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Francisco Calvo

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-594-8897
Email: calvof@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Project Officer National Hormone Distribution Program, NIDDK, NIH1987-1990
  • Project Officer Steroid Reference Collection, Mill Hill, United Kingdom, NIDDK, NIH1987-1990
  • DirectorEndocrinology Research Program, NIDDK, NIH1987
  • Research AssociateInstructor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation School of Medicine1982-1986
  • Ph.D.Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Illinois1980

Francisco Calvo, Ph.D.

Branch Chief, Grants Review Branch

Current Responsibilities and Activities

As chief of NIDDK’s Review Branch, I am responsible for the scientific oversight and management of applications evaluated in study sections organized by Review staff.  The types of applications reviewed include those submitted in response to Requests For Applications, training and mentored career awards, fellowships, program projects, and multicenter clinical trials.

As part of my responsibilities, I have participated in a number of NIDDK and trans-NIH committees.  I have represented the Institute as a guest speaker on NIH policy and review procedures at many academic institutions.

I also am active in minority affairs initiatives with Hispanic children and teenagers within and outside of the NIH.

Current Committee Memberships

  • NIDDK Working Group on Clinical TrialsMember
  • Loan Repayment Program Steering CommitteeMember
  • Review Policy CommitteeMember