Shoshana Kahana, Ph.D.

Training Policy Program Officer
Division of Biomedical Research Workforce (DBRW)
Office of Extramural Research (OER), NIH


Dr. Shoshana Kahana joined the Division of Biomedical Research Workforce (DBRW) in OER as the Training Policy Program Officer in 2017. Since 2008 Dr. Kahana worked at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) where she was a Health Scientist Administrator and most recently, Acting Deputy Branch Chief. At NIDA, Dr. Kahana managed an extensive grant portfolio including Career Development and Training programs. She has considerable expertise in program planning and evaluation and recent involvement in the NIH Next Generation Researcher Initiative. Dr. Kahana has a leadership role in program and policy aspects of research training and research career development and contribute to the evaluation of NIH policies and programs to grow and sustain the biomedical research workforce.

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