Mr. McCrimmon, a native Washingtonian, is the Division of Loan Repayment’s Communications and Outreach Specialist. He joins DLR with over six years of experience in health/science communications. Prior to joining the DLR, Omar spent five years at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) where he managed media relations, social media, and the exhibit program. From there, he moved to the Alzheimer’s Association where he played a role in managing public policy, and diversity program media relations. Omar holds a B.A. in Journalism from Norfolk State University, and a M.A. from Trinity University.