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Last Updated: 11/03/15

Rolanda Hawkins

Program Specialist

Ms. Rolanda Hawkins has several years of experience in grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts in the administrative and program arena of NCI. Ms. Hawkins joined CTEP in 1990 as a Technical Assistant for grants and contracts and has been working in the Clinical Grants and Contracts Branch (CGCB) since its inception. She is a Program Specialist and provides significant technical and administrative support associated with the planning and administration for grants, cooperative agreements and the clinical trials networks. She serves as the backup to the senior program analyst for the grants and cooperative agreements portfolio.

Prior to joining CTEP, Ms. Hawkins was employed as a Grants Technical Assistant in the Grants Administration Branch (now known as the Office of Grants Administration) at the National Cancer Institute, the focal point for all business-related activities associated with the negotiation, award, administration of grants and cooperative agreements. Ms. Hawkins has also worked for the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

Ms. Hawkins graduated with honors from the University of the District of Columbia in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management.

About the Branch Chief

Vikram Devgan, Ph.D., MBA Vikram Devgan, Ph.D., MBA. joined the National Cancer Institute in 2016 as a Chief of Clinical Grants and Contracts Branch of the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP), Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis. From 2006 to 2016, Dr. Devgan held positions of increasing responsibilities with QIAGEN Inc., rising to Head of the Center of Excellence for Biological Research Content. More…