Our People

Our People - Enabling a Healthier Future Together

The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) team is driven by its mission to catalyze health breakthroughs for all Americans. Together we seek novel solutions to the hardest challenges in health. We thrive in dynamic environments, execute through uncertainty, and learn from failure – adapting and iterating to find solutions. We believe in an equitable and healthier future for all and forge that reality through rigor, determination, and urgency. Scroll below to view Leadership and Staff, or skip directly to Program Managers.

Leadership

Renee Wegrzyn

Director, ARPA-H

Susan Monarez

Deputy Director, ARPA-H

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Joe Shonkwiler

Chief Operating Officer, Operations Office

Staff

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Gerardo Castaneda

Chief Technology Officer, Office of Information Technology and Data Innovation

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Nikolaos Ipiotis

Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Technology and Data Innovation

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Diane Sidebottom

Director, Business Innovation Division

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Benjamin Bryant

Deputy Director, Business Innovation Division

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Carmelita Chadwick-Gallo

Director, Division of the Comptroller

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Nick Grice

Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Office of the Comptroller

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Kelly Tribble Spencer

Director, Division of People Experience

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Allison Page

Deputy Director, Division of People Experience

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Barb Menard

Director, Division of Legislative and Government Affairs

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Teri Alexander

Director, Division of Strategy, Policy, and Reporting

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Megan Frisk

Director, Division of International Affairs

Mission Offices

Amy Jenkins

Director, Health Science Futures

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Tyler Best

Deputy Director, Health Science Futures

Wade Shen

Director, Proactive Health

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Craig Gravitz

Director, Project Accelerator Transition Innovation Office

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Melissa Antman

Deputy Director, Project Accelerator Transition Innovation Office

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Dan Bram

Division Director, Project Accelerator Transition Innovation Office

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Amy Lin

Division Director, Project Accelerator Transition Innovation Office

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Jenica Patterson

Division Director, Project Accelerator Transition Innovation Office

Jennifer Roberts

Director, Resilient Systems

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Gina Kost

Deputy Director, Resilient Systems

Jason Roos

Director, Scalable Solutions

Program Managers

Andrea Bild

Program Manager, Resilient Systems

Andrew Brack

Program Manager, Proactive Health

Andrew Carney

Program Manager, Resilient Systems

Daria Fedyukina

Program Manager, Health Science Futures

Scott Gorman

Program Manager, Proactive Health

Jessica Green

Program Manager, Resilient Systems

Ileana Hancu

Program Manager, Health Science Futures

Andy Kilianski

Program Manager, Health Science Futures

Bon Ku

Program Manager, Resilient Systems

Kent Matlack

Program Manager, Health Science Futures

Calvin Roberts

Program Manager, Health Science Futures

Berkman Sahiner

Program Manager, Resilient Systems

Darshak Sanghavi

Program Manager, Resilient Systems

Paul E. Sheehan

Program Manager, Resilient Systems

Ryan Spitler

Program Manager, Health Science Futures

Kimberley Steele

Program Manager, Health Science Futures

Ross Uhrich

Program Manager, Health Science Futures