Darlene Dodson was named NLM’s new budget officer in August succeeding Susan Levine, who retired after a distinguished career wtih the federal government. Dodson was deputy associate administrator for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Office of Federal Assistance Management. She oversaw the agency’s grants management.
During 10 years at HRSA, Dodson also served as chief of the Resources and Analysis Branch in the Division of Financial Management; deputy CIO and deputy director of the Office of Information Technology; and director of the Division of Financial Integrity.
Prior positions at HHS included special assistant to the director for budget analysis in the Office of the Secretary; team leader in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Financial Management Branch; and NIH Budget Analyst.