Administrative Core

The Administrative Core provides leadership for the DC CFAR Cores and Scientific Working Groups, promotes synergies across the six collaborating academic institutions and supports partnerships with government, community and academic collaborators.

The Core promotes multidisciplinary and multi-institutional science through administrative and fiscal oversight and management of resources and the facilitation of effective communication.The Core is led by Director Dr. Alan Greenberg and Co-Director Dr. Gary Simon.

Core Staff

Additonal support for the Administrative Core is provided by the following staff: 

Patti Simon, MPH, Administrative Director
202-994-3095 |

Brandi Robinson, Scientific Specialist
202-994-4730 |

Alia Murphy, Center Program Specialist
202-994-1451 |

Stephanie Sylvester, MBA, Fiscal Analyst
202-994-7639 |

Adina Bora, MBA, CRA, Grants Management Coordinator
202-994-7365 |

James Peterson, EdD, MHS, Community Research Coordinator
202-994-2852 |

Core Directors

Alan E. Greenberg, MD, MPH
Core Director


Gary Simon, MD, PhD, MACP
Core Co-Director