The Executive Committee is made up of NIH Institute and Center Directors with equities in Helping to End Addiction Long-term® Initiative, or NIH HEAL Initiative®, research. It is responsible for final decisions regarding NIH HEAL Initiative research. It reviews program and funding plans for NIH HEAL Initiative research, ensures coordination among the multiple NIH HEAL Initiative projects, and considers the input from external advisory groups.
Lawrence Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D., Chair
Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health
Diana Bianchi, M.D.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Lindsey A. Criswell, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Rena D'Souza, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institute of Mental Health
George F. Koob, Ph.D.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Walter Koroshetz, M.D., Chair
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Helene Langevin, M.D.
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Joni Rutter, Ph.D., Acting Director
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
Nora Volkow, M.D., Chair
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Shannon N. Zenk, M.P.H., R.N., F.A.A.N., Ph.D.
National Institute of Nursing Research