Program Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research (DBSR)
Bio:Dr. Partha Bhattacharyya is the Director of The Office of Research Resources (ORR) and also serves as a Program Director in Population and Social Processes (PSP) Branch within the Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR). As the Director for ORR, Dr. Bhattacharyya coordinates, directs, and implements initiatives related to research data and resources supported by BSR and the National Institute on Aging (NIA). He is a project scientist for Understanding America Study, the largest internet panel survey jointly supported by NIA and the Social Security Administration. Additionally, he advises NIA leadership on new developments in data collection, analysis, and data sharing, supporting the NIA mission. As a PSP Program Director, he primarily oversees NIA’s health economics, health services, behavioral economics, and pragmatic trials portfolios. He was instrumental in developing the behavioral economics and pragmatic trials portfolio for improving care for patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (AD/ADRD). In collaboration with multiple divisions across NIA, Dr. Bhattacharyya leads the development of AD/ADRD Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory to improve care of persons with dementia.”
Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology (DGCG)
Bio:Marcel Salive, MD, MPH is National Institute on Aging project scientist on the IMPACT Collaboratory. Dr. Salive administers NIA’s research portfolio on multiple chronic conditions treatment and prevention, polypharmacy and deprescribing. He developed initiatives on pragmatic clinical trials, including treatment of comorbid conditions in persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Previously, he served as Director of the Division of Medical and Surgical Services within the Coverage and Analysis Group of CMS and was responsible for developing and maintaining national coverage decisions for Medicare beneficiaries and led an expansion of prevention coverage that put it on par with diagnostic and treatment services. He currently serves on the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee. He earned chemistry and medical degrees from the University of Michigan and completed his preventive medicine residency and a master’s in public health at Johns Hopkins University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine.