Alberto Rivera-Rentas earned a bachelor's degree in natural sciences in 1988 from the University of Puerto Rico and a Ph.D. in biology with concentration in neurobiology in 1996 through the University of Puerto Rico Intercampus Program, a joint program of the Medical Sciences and the Rio Piedras campuses, where he participated in the Minority Biomedical Research Support program. Rivera-Rentas is now the research training officer at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), where he manages NRSA research training fellowships and institutional training programs, mentored career development awards and the loan repayment program. Before joining NIDCD, Rivera-Rentas was a program director at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Prior to that, he was a program director in the NIGMS
Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity, where he was responsible for two NIH-wide programs: the
NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research Enhancing Neuroscience Diversity through Undergraduate Research Education Experiences and the
NIH Director's New Innovator Award.
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