Ms. Cynthia Dwyer serves as a coordinator of the NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration for the Office of Extramural Research’s Division of Communications and Outreach. She is also responsible for managing NIH outreach and training activities for the extramural research community.
Ms. Dwyer began her career with NIH in 2000 as a Grants Management Specialist for the National Cancer Institute (NCI), where she served for 5 years. She was an Assistant Grants Policy Officer in the NIH Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA) prior to joining OER’s communications office. Ms. Dwyer obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Texas, her teaching degree from University of Missouri-St Louis, and Master of Arts in Elementary School Administration from Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO. Prior to her career with the NIH, Ms. Dwyer taught grade school, wrote grants for the Missouri Public School System, and published a travel magazine of Central Missouri.