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Levithan Appointed New Deputy Executive Officer at NIGMS

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Jennifer Levithan

Jennifer Levithan was recently appointed as deputy executive officer of NIGMS. In this position, she works closely with the NIGMS executive officer to manage the institute’s administrative policies, planning and operations, including those related to acquisitions, financial management, information technology, communications, management analysis, human capital, ethics, continuity of operations and workplace flexibilities. 

Prior to joining NIGMS, Levithan was deputy executive officer for the NIH Office of the Director. She supported OD’s executive office staff with a wide range of human resource and administrative activities. Before that, she held leadership positions in NIH’s Office of Human Resources, including serving as the acting deputy director and senior branch chief in the Human Resources Systems, Analytics and Information Division. 

Levithan earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a master’s degree in business administration from Central Michigan University.

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