Genevieve Medley Grimes, MS, is a Health Science Analyst who will be working with the program management team on administrative functions across the program and will also support strategic planning and other ongoing efforts within the Health Systems and Interventions Research Branch.
Genevieve comes to HDRP from the NCI Office of Science Planning where she worked for 10 years. In her previous role, she contributed to the development of the Institute’s annual plan and budget proposal, The Nation’s Investment in Cancer Research. She was responsible for reporting on initiatives that cut across the mission of NCI, covering biomedical research program areas. As the Deputy Women’s Health Officer for NCI, she led the coordination and submission of the NCI response to the Women’s Health Research Biennial Report for FY 11-12 and FY 13-14. This report encapsulates NCI’s research related primarily to conditions disproportionately or exclusively affecting women or girls. For the FY13-14 report ,the primary focus was on highlighting funded projects that focused on advancing understanding of sex as a biological variable. As part of OSPA’s Strategic Planning Service center, Genevieve was also the project team lead on various strategic planning activities across NCI. Her experience includes the use of various strategic planning and science planning methods to analyze clinical and operational issues associated with the NCI biomedical research program.
Genevieve’s career at NIH began at the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) as a Health Program Specialist in the Extramural Research and Training Division. In that position, she served as Active Grants Database Administrator, charged with improving the overall database structure and quality control. Prior to joining the NIH, Genevieve worked in the area of community health as an asthma counselor at the Howard University School of Medicine under an NIH grant. In this capacity Genevieve provided interventions tailored to optimize treatment/management of asthma patients. Genevieve served as lecturer for an undergraduate health course at Howard University while completing her graduate work.
Genevieve is a graduate of Howard University with a B.S. in Physiology and an M.S. in Health Education. She is currently pursuing her M.P.H from Kaplan University.