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Name Green, Jerome G.
Occupation In 1954, on obtaining his M.D., Jerome G. Green enrolled in a rotating residency at the Albany Hospital Medical Center in Albany, NY. The following year Green enlisted in the Uniformed Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS). In his initial assignment he moved to Bethesda take the post of Extramural Health Scientist in the Grants of Training Branch of the National Heart Institute (NHI), since renamed the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). In that post he was responsible for programing and reviewing NIH-funded research and training grants. In 1957, Green resumed his medical studies when he became a resident in internal medicine at the Public Health Hospital in San Francisco. The particular program emphasized cardiology and was affiliated with the University of California at San Francisco and Stanford University. Green was then, in 1959, was named a Special Research Fellow at the Cardiovascular Institute at the University of California School of Medicine in San Francisco. Continuing his specialization in cardiovascular disease, Green next, in 1960, moved to the Cleveland Clinic as a Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Investigator in the clinic's Research Division. He concurrently served as liaison and coordinator with the NHI on the feasibility of setting up what became the multi-center National Diet-Heart Study. In 1965, after five years at Cleveland Clinic, Green transferred to the NIH in Bethesda when he was named Deputy Chief of Extramural Programs of NHI at a time grants were still award by individual institutes. In that capacity, he was involved in the management and administration of NHI's extramural grant and award programs. He concurrently served on the Executive Committee for Extramural Affairs and chaired the Research and Training sub-committees. Green was shortly thereafter named Associate Director for Extramural Research at NHLBI. In 1972, Green was promoted to director of the NHLBI's newly organized Division of Extramural Affairs. In 1986, he was appointed director of then-Division of Research Grants (DRG) since renamed Center for Division of Scientific Review (CSR). His tenure saw increasing use of computers in carrying out DRG functions. Personal computers, which proliferated during that era, were linked to the main NIH computer making data relating to grants and awards widely available. Also during that period, DRG became the central information source for the then-recently inaugurated Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program and coordinator for scientific review of proposals. Green retired from NIH in 1995 after close to nine years as head of DRG.
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Birthplace Brooklyn, NY
Born June 20, 1929
Titles & honors Deputy Chief, Extramural Programs, National Heart Institute
Director, Division of Extramural Affairs, National Heart, Lungs and Blood Institute
Director, Division of Research Grants
Distinguished Service Award of the American College of Cardiology.
Award for Exceptional Achievement, Assistant Secretary for Health
Meritorious Service Medal, Public Health Service
Distinguished Service Award, American College of Radiology
Education Brooklyn College, B.S., 1950
Union University Albany Medical College, M.D., 1954

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