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Federal Liaison with the Clinical Center

Eric assumed the position of Deputy Executive Officer of the Clinical Center in 2018. Prior to his current assignment he served as Chief, Office of Administrative Management (OAM) in the Clinical Center. As Deputy Executive Officer, he oversees the Materials Management and Environmental Services Department, Biomedical Engineering, Office of Administrative Management, Office of Hospitality and Volunteer Services, Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge, NIH patient Library, Messenger and Escort Service, Emergency Management, and serves as the Clinical Center liaison for employee/labor relations and EEO issues.

Eric founded the non-profit Dandy-Walker Alliance, Inc. in 2006 after his son was born with a congenital brain defect. The Dandy-Walker Alliance’s mission is to promote awareness, provide a support network for families, help set, support and fund national research activities and make information available to families affected by Dandy-Walker Syndrome in an organized and accessible way to offer encouragement, services and support.

Board certified in healthcare management as an American College of Healthcare Executive Fellow, Eric participates in numerous national organizations and committees. In 2008, he was appointed by President George W. Bush to a two-year term on the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities and by Governor Martin O’Malley to a five-year term on Maryland’s Developmental Disabilities Council. He was reappointed to a second term by Governor O’Malley in 2013 where he served as the Council Chairman until his term expired in June 2018.

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