Sally Amero, Ph.D.

NIH Review Policy Officer;

Extramural Research Integrity Liaison Officer

Office of Extramural Programs (OEP), Division of Scientific Programs (DScP)
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH

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Dr. Sally Amero serves as the NIH Review Policy Officer (RPO) and Extramural Research Integrity Liaison Officer (ERILO) in the NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER). As RPO, she advises the Deputy Director for Extramural Research on peer review policy, develops review policy, and facilitates its implementation across the agency. As ERILO, she handles allegations of research misconduct that involve NIH-supported research.  Before joining OER, she served as the Scientific Review Officer for the genome study section in the Center for Scientific Review, and subsequently as the inaugural Chief of the Bioengineering Sciences and Technology Integrated Review Group.  Before joining the NIH, Dr. Amero was an assistant professor at Loyola University Medical Center, where her research focused on chromosome structure and RNA processing.  Dr. Amero earned her Ph.D. in Developmental Biology and Biochemical Genetics from West Virginia University, and completed her postdoctoral training at the University of Virginia and Washington University.


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