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Enhancing Philanthropy’s Support of Biomedical Scientists: Proceedings of a Workshop on Evaluation
Medicine. Her research focused primarily on autoimmunity. During her postdoc, Dr. Fanzo received a Stephen I. Morse fellowship and an Immunology Training Grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Nancy Fishman, M.P.H., is an evaluation officer in the Research and Evaluation Unit at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Ms. Fishman’s portfolio of evaluation/assessment grants covers a wide range of health and health care topics reflecting the foundation’s mission. In addition, she is a member of the Nursing and Human Capital Teams. She is a program officer for a number of grants, reflecting her interest in issues related to increased community capacity for long-term care for the elderly; this includes the cash and counseling program. Prior to joining the Foundation in 1997, she worked as a research specialist at the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health. During her time in Pittsburgh, she worked as program director for a community outreach, education, and research project on cancer screening and as project coordinator at the Epidemiologic Data Center on a number of National Institutes of Health (NIH)–funded registries and clinical trials in the area of cardiovascular research. Ms. Fishman holds an M.P.H. in epidemiology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a B.S. in nursing from the University of Connecticut.
Amy L. Francis, Ph.D., is the scientific director of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. She currently oversees all three of the foundation’s grant programs, which include postdoctoral, young investigator, and clinical investigator awards in cancer research. She served as senior science editor at The Scientist magazine prior to joining the foundation in 2000. Dr. Francis is a graduate of Vassar College (B.A., biochemistry, 1990) and Yale University (Ph.D., molecular biophysics and biochemistry, 1997). She completed postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania.
William Galey, Ph.D., is director of Graduate and Medical Education Programs at Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, Maryland. As a director in Grants and Special Programs at HHMI, he oversees the institute’s two research training programs for medical and dental students. Dr. Galey also directs HHMI’s efforts in graduate studies, including the Predoctoral Fellowship Program, the institute’s involvement in laboratory management training and advanced biological science courses in partnership with leading nonprofit organizations such as Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories and the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory. Dr. Galey has developed and directs HHMI’s new initiative “Med to Grad,” aimed at bringing a better understanding of