Dr. Yvonne Maddox – Deputy Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

As the deputy directoYvonne Maddoxr of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institutes of Health, Maddox guides the NICHD’s organizations and programs, and advises the director on internal affairs of the Institute’s $1.3 billion budget. Maddox has received both the Presidential Distinguished Executive Rank Award and the Presidential Meritorious Executive Rank Award. She leads two teams of international scientists as part of a joint India- U.S. partnership to improve reproductive health and maternal and child health in both countries.