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Associate Director of Scientific Resources

Jessica H. Chertow, PhD, MBA

The Associate Director of Scientific Resources (ADSR) is responsible for leadership, direction, coordination and management of scientific resources and regulatory activities including veterinary resources, radiation safety, occupational safety and health, library services, services for international trainees, and for creating an interface with the NIH Office of Intramural Research.

What We Do

  • Animal Resources
  • Educational Workshops and Classes
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Radiation Safety
  • Research & Publications
  • Translations and Document Delivery
  • Workplace Safety
  • Work Visa Assistance

ORS OSR Vision

To be NIH's center of service excellence for research that enhances health worldwide.

ORS OSR Mission

To be NIH's center of service excellence, we cultivate partnerships to foster innovative science by:

  • Building and strengthening relationships
  • Providing leadership
  • Facilitating communication
  • Maximizing the use of resources and budget
  • Coalescing expertise
  • Building awareness of best practices and facilitating application throughout the ORS Scientific Resources Cluster
  • Promote and support the mission, vision, values and goas of the SR Cluster and Programs

Immediate Office of the ADSR

Adam Benedek, BA  Executive Assistant


Keith Cogdill, PhD Chief of Strategic Engagement



Susan Wong, BS Chief Liaison for Scientific Resources


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Amanda Smith, CPA, MBA, Senior Auditor


Madison Cahill, MPH Presidential Management Fellow



 To obtain further information, please contact:

Associate Director of Scientific Resources

Office of Research Services
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room 4B63, 301-496-5787