Responsibilities & Activities
As Chief Grants Management Officer (CGMO), Dee is responsible for the fiscal, business management and administrative operations relating to the specific grants and grants programs, federal regulations, and NIH policies for extramural research. She is responsible for overseeing and facilitating the activities of all the professional staff in the NIDDK Grants Management Branch. She serves as a contact to internal grants program staff and external grantee institutions for interpretation and implementation of federal regulations and guidelines regarding grants and cooperative agreements.
Dee joined NIH in 2002. She has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Management with Specialization in Research Administration. She began her career as a Grants Management Administrator at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for 11 years and at Purdue University for 2 years. She joined NIH in 2002 as a Grants Management Specialist at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). She joined NIDDK as a Grants Management Specialist in 2007 and shortly thereafter, took on the position of the Deputy Grants Management Officer.
Committees & Working Groups
- Grants Management Certification Board, Voting Member
Deputy Grants Management Officer, NIDDK, NIH, 2007-2023
Senior Grants Management Specialist, NHLBI, NIH, 2002-2007
Account Manager, Purdue University, 2000-2002
Chief Financial Officer, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1989-2000
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1992
Master's of Management with Specialization in Research Administration, Emmanual College, 2014