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Nursing at the NIH Clinical Center

Nursing Department Organizational Structure


Office of the Chief Nurse
Chief Nurse Officer, Acting

Barbara Jordan, DNP, RN, NEA-BC


Deputy Chief Nurse for Research and Practice Development

Gwenyth R. Wallen, PhD, RN


Deputy Chief Nurse for Clinical Operations



Service Chief for Oncology and Critical Care

Deborah Kolakowski, DNP, RN


Service Chief for Neurosciences, Behavioral Health and Pediatrics

Genny Mbamalu, DNP, MPA, RN, NE-BC


Service Chief for
Medical Surgical Specialties

Ann Marie Matlock, DNP, RN, NE-BC


Oncology and Critical Care Units & Day Hospitals
3NE- Hematology, Oncology Transplant; 3NW- Immunotherapy, Medical, & Surgical Oncology; 3SEDH- Oncology Day Hospital; 3SEN- Medical Oncology; 3SWN- Procedure Services; 3SWS ICU Critical Care

Oncology Clinic;
OP3- Oncology and Oral Surgery; B2 Radiation Oncology; OP12- Medical Oncology; OP13- Dermatology & Medical Oncology


Neuroscience, Behavioral Health, & Pediatrics Units & Day Hospitals
1NW- Pediatrics; 1NWDH- Pediatric Day Hospital; 1SW- Pediatric Behavioral Health; 1SE- Alcohol & Addictions; 7SE- Adult Behavioral Health; 7SWN-Neurosciences & Sleep Lab

1SE(H)- Alcohol;
1SE(H)- Pediatric;
OP4- Behavioral Health


Medical Surgical Specialties Units & Day Hospitals
5NES- Special Clinical Studies Unit (SCSU); 5NW- General Medicine; 5SE- Medical/Telemetry/Surgical Services; 5SWDH- Medical Surgical Day Hospital; 5SWN- Metabolic Program; 7SWS- Metabolic Suites

Oral Surgery; OP1- Dental; OP5- Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) & Neurology; 5NES- Vaccine Evaluation Center; OP7- Cardiology, Hematology & Oncology; OP8- Infectious Diseases; OP9- Medical Surgical Specialties; OP10- Ophthalmology; OP11- Allergies & Infectious Disease & Genetic Eye Disease



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This page last updated on 08/18/2021

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