Chief Grants Management Officer
Division of Extramural Programs
National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH
Samantha Tempchin serves as the Chief Grants Management Officer for the National Library of Medicine, where she oversees the administrative, business, and financial management of NLM’s portfolio of grant awards in biomedical informatics and data science. Samantha has been a part of the NIH grants community since 2006, with previous positions as an Assistant Grants Compliance Officer in NIH’s Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA), as a Grants Management Specialist at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and as a Grants Management Analyst at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Throughout her career, she has had the opportunity to manage diverse portfolios of grants and cooperative agreements, lead numerous training workshops for grant recipients and Federal staff, and conduct proactive administrative site visits for international grant recipients in Europe and Asia. Samantha received her Bachelor’s degree in English and Music from Tufts University and a Masters of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Maryland College Park.