Kester Heads NCCIH Policy Office
Mary Beth Kester is the new director of the Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation at NCCIH. She came to NCCIH from NIAMS, where she was a health policy analyst whose duties included overseeing the Science Policy and Planning Branch staff.
Prior to working at NIAMS, she was a health policy analyst at NIBIB and NIDDK.
Kester holds a master of science degree in toxicology from the University of Maryland.