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The Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity (TWD) supports programs that foster
research training and the development of a strong and diverse biomedical research workforce. The division funds research training, student development and career development activities through a variety of programs. In addition, it supports the NIH Common Fund initiative,
Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce.
For more information about NIGMS research training, workforce development and diversity programs, contact:
Dr. Alison E. Gammie Director, Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity National Institute of General Medical Sciences National Institutes of Health 45 Center Drive MSC 6200 Bethesda, MD 20892-6200 301-594-3900
The division has two components: the Undergraduate and Predoctoral Training Branch and the Postdoctoral Training Branch.
Contact names for these branches are listed on the
Contacts by Research Area page. For a list of all TWD staff and links to their biographical sketches, see the
Division Staff Contacts page.
This branch supports research training, student development and fellowship programs for undergraduate and predoctoral students, including individuals from populations that are underrepresented in the biomedical research workforce.
For more information about these programs, contact:
Shiva P. Singh, Ph.D. Chief, Undergraduate and Predoctoral Training, TWD National Institute of General Medical Sciences National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD 20892-6200 Tel: 301-594-3900 E-mail:
This branch supports research training, fellowships and career development programs at the postdoctoral and early stage clinical investigator levels. It also supports studies on interventions that promote student interest in research careers, and it provides supplements to research grants that promote scientific workforce diversity by offering research experiences for students at all levels.
Mike Sesma, Ph.D. Chief, Postdoctoral Training, TWD National Institute of General Medical Sciences National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD 20892-6200 Tel: 301-594-3900 E-mail:
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