MANAGEMENT & STAFF
SAGAR PARIKH, MD
PATRICIA RINVELT, MBA
DIANA BURNETT, MS
Diana provides project administration and program support for the NNDC. She has a background in clinical research project management stemming from 15 years of industry and academic experience. She earned a B.S. in Biology and an M.S. in Health Physics from the University of Michigan, joining the NNDC in August of 2019.
JENNY TAYLOR, PHD
Jenny provides project administration and program support for the NNDC. She earned a B.A. in Biology from Adrian College and a Ph.D. in Cellular and Clinical Neurobiology from Wayne State University. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neurophysiology, followed by a translational research fellowship studying impulse control in Parkinson’s Disease, both at the University of Michigan. Jenny went on to teach neuroscience at Michigan State University for nearly a decade before joining the NNDC in May of 2022.
Brad provides administrative and financial support for the NNDC. Brad brings over 30 years of experience in accounting, finance, and administration from a variety of industries. His prior role was that of Business Manager for a non-profit entity for the past 17 years where he oversaw all support and back-end operations for a $7 million entity. Brad has a bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from Spring Arbor University. Brad joined the NNDC in July 2022.
Shilpa provides events and communications support for the NNDC. She has over 20 years of experience in marketing, advertising, graphic design, and event planning within numerous types of organizations. Through the years, she has managed several large projects, led innovative marketing campaigns, and developed successful initiatives. Shilpa graduated from Allegheny College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. Shilpa joined the NNDC in July 2022.