Executive Lookbook

  • National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

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    Director Division of Clinical Innovation

    Michael G. Kurilla, M.D., Ph.D.

    6701 Democracy Blvd., Room 934
    Bethesda, MD 20892

    (301) 827-6032
    michael.kurilla@nih.gov

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    Education:

    • MD-PhD, Duke University
    • BS, California Institute of Technology

    Prior Positions:

    • Previously served as the Director of the Office of Biodefense Research Resources and Translational Research within the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
    • Prior to joining the NIH in 2003, Kurilla was an associate director for infectious diseases at Wyeth. He also worked in antimicrobials at DuPont and on clinical microbiology and molecular pathology at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center. 

    Professional Accomplishments:

    • DHHS Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service for licensure of pneumonic plague treatment
    • Past Chairman, WHO Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee on Experimental Ebola interventions
  • National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

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    Clinical Director

    Brian Walitt, M.D., MPH (Acting)

    10 Center Drive, Room 3B-19
    Bethesda, MD 20892

    (301) 496-5043
    brian.walitt@nih.gov

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    Education:

    • SUNY Upstate Medical School

    Prior Positions:

    • Medical Officer (NINR/NIDCR)
    • Director of Clinical Pain Research (NCCIH)

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