Office of the Director, Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)

Key Functions

  • Oversees extramural policy and special extramural administrative initiatives
  • Coordinates Council operations
  • Performs outreach to the extramural community and staff through internet and intranet sites and newsletters
  • Performs initiative quality control, phasing, and clearance for policy issues
  • Handles grant and contract phasing, negotiation, award, and administration
  • Manages initial peer review process
  • Oversees committee management functions
  • Coordinates small business awards and special projects
  • Serves as point of contact for research integrity
  • Handles application receipt and program referrals
  • Participates in the development of policies for managing international research awards
  • Oversees research training policies as well as minority and women's health research initiatives
  • Develops web-based and classroom training for NIAID staff

The Office of the Director oversees additional key extramural activities under the direction of the following offices:

Learn more about the rest of the Division of Extramural Activities at About DEA.​

Content last reviewed on February 29, 2012