Office of Management (OM)

Nathaniel Davis
Nathaniel Davis, Executive Officer

What We Do:

In partnership with the NIDA scientific leadership and program staff, the Office of Management (OM) provides executive management oversight and guidance including the delivery of timely, high quality, and responsive administrative services to support NIDA’s mission in a manner that reflects a commitment to excellence and the preservation of the public’s trust.


To enable the pursuit of scientific achievement by attracting, retaining, and developing the right work force; promoting our capacity for excellence through robust administrative management programs and services that are founded on principles of efficiency, effectiveness, quality, and high ethical standards; and fostering a management culture that bases evaluations, decisions, and overall direction on sound and reliable information.

Shkeda Johnson, MPA
Shkeda Johnson, Deputy Executive Officer

Overarching Goal: To facilitate science

  • Providing consistent and reliable customer service through enhanced communication
  • Delivering business solutions that enhance decision making through the use of reliable data
  • Developing and implementing a systematic and continuous risk management program that is designed to proactively identify, mitigate, reduce, and/or eliminate areas of vulnerability
  • Creating human capital planning that is robust and focused on grooming our next generation of business leaders

Office Listings:

Mailing Address:

National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health
C/O NIH Mail Center
NIDA 3WFN MSC 6023 (Financial Management Branch MSC: 6026)
16071 Industrial Drive – Dock 11
Gaithersburg, MD 20892*
*(Use 20892 for U.S. Postal Service, 20877 for UPS and FedEx)