Dr Theresa Cruz

    Acting Director
    National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research at NICHD

    Theresa Hayes Cruz, Ph.D., became acting director of NCMRR in September 2019 and has been with the U.S. National Institutes of Health since 2009

    As a health scientist administrator in NCMRR, Dr. Cruz manages grants in the Devices and Technology Development and Rehabilitation Diagnostics and Interventions Programs. She also manages Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) awards in medical rehabilitation.