Biographical Sketch: Jennifer Levithan

Jennifer Levithan is the deputy exec​utive officer in NIGMS’ Division of Management. She supports the executive officer in leading a team of staff who are responsible for a full range of administrative management functions. Additionally, she leads specific areas for NIGMS, including business process and operations; management analysis; human resources; equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility; and the NIGMS ethics program. 

She is a graduate of the NIH Senior Leadership Program. Levithan earned a B.A. in psychology from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in administration from Central Michigan University.

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