Dr. Angela Holmes joined the NIDA Office of Diversity and Health Disparities in July 2020 as a Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer). She currently manages and oversees the NIDA Diversity Supplement Program. Before joining extramural research, Angela did her postdoctoral fellowship in Movement Disorders with a focus on cervical dystonia in NINDS, completed a detail as a Health Program Specialist in the NINDS Division of Translational Research and had government contract positions at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the Defense Centers for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. She also had the opportunity to do an internship in the American Psychological Association’s Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs whose goals were focused on increasing the recruitment, retention and training of underrepresented groups in psychology. She earned her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Georgetown University with support from a diversity NRSA predoctoral fellowship and received postdoctoral training at NIH in the NINDS Human Motor Control Section with diversity supplement support. She earned a B.S. in Psychology and a M.S. in Clinical Psychology from the University of the District of Columbia.