Acting Director Amy came to OAR from the NCI Office of the Director, where she also serves as Special Assistant. Amy's past NCI experience includes the Office of Communication and Education where she provided communications support for many of NCI's advanced technology research programs.
Prior to joining NCI, Amy worked for several NIH Institutes, including NCI, as a communications consultant. Amy graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Community Health Education
Telephone: (301) 496-9723
Jennifer Kwok came to OAR in August 2012 from the NCI Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials, where she was a program analyst. Throughout her career at NCI, she has been responsible for planning and implementing high-profile NCI initiatives and conferences, as well as for developing and maintaining various websites and other communication resources. Jennifer graduated from American University with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer management and information systems.
Telephone: (301) 402-2187
Kelley Landy / Advocacy Relations Manager
Kelley Landy joined OAR in June 2012 as an Advocacy Relations Manager. Prior to joining NCI, Kelley spent five years at the State Department, where she held various positions in communications as a Presidential Management Fellow and Public Affairs Officer. During her tenure, she worked for the State Department Spokesman, served in Beijing, China, and liaised directly with non-governmental organizations and activists through the Office of the Middle East Partnership Initiative. Kelley holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations from the University of Virginia.
Telephone: (301) 594-6844
Nichelle Lewis is the assistant to the Director of OAR and is responsible for various administrative duties within OAR. Nichelle has worked in various roles at NCI since 2004 and came to OAR most recently from the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health, where she provided administrative support to the Acting Director. Nichelle has an event management certification from George Washington University School of Business and an associate's degree in computer network management from Stratford University.
Telephone: (301) 594-9896
Robert joined OAR in August 2013 as an Advocacy Relations Coordinator. He graduated from American University in May 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Business Administration.
Telephone: (301) 435-7788
Annie Sampson is an Advocacy Relations Manager in OAR. Annie came to OAR from NCI's Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, where she worked in program management and research. In DCCPS, Annie had experience working in areas such as quality of care, health economics, diet and physical activity, and health disparities, among others. Annie has been at the NIH since 2004. She holds a Master of Science degree from the London School of Economics.
Telephone: (301) 594-6831