NIH Collaborators

HLB-SIMPLe is supported by a team of dedicated collaborators from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including representatives from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS), and the Fogarty International Center.

Program Officers

Keith Mintzer

Keith Mintzer

Program Officer for Clinical Trials

Program Scientist, Data Science and Innovation
Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science
National Heart Lung Blood Institute

Rebecca Roper

Rebecca Roper

Program Officer for RCC

Health Scientist Administrator
Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science
National Heart Lung Blood Institute

Science Officers

Fernando Bruno

Fernando Bruno

SCALE SAIA-HTN Mozambique and PULESA Uganda

Program Officer, Health Inequities and Global Health
Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science
National Heart Lung Blood Institute

Maliha Ilias

Maliha Ilias

InterCARE Botswana

Health Scientist Administrator
Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science
National Heart Lung Blood Institute

Mary Masterson

Mary Masterson

iHEART South Africa

Health Scientist Administrator
Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science
National Heart Lung Blood Institute

Veronica (Vee) Tutse-Tonwe

Veronica (Vee) Tutse-Tonwe

MAP-IT Nigeria

Clinical Trial Specialist
Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science
National Heart Lung Blood Institute

Makeda Williams

Makeda Williams

TASKPEN Zambia

Health Scientist Administrator
Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science
National Heart Lung Blood Institute

Other Collaborators

Geetha Bansal

Geetha Bansal

HIV Research and Training Program Director
Division of International Training and Research
Fogarty International Center

Ajay Yadava

Ajay Yadava

Program Analyst
Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science
National Heart Lung Blood Institute