David T. George, PhD is Acting Deputy Director of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). He has a 19-year record of distinguished service at the National Institutes of Health. He joined the NIBIB in 2002 as the Director of the Office of Scientific Review and was appointed Associate Director for Research Administration, responsible for overseeing the NIBIB National Advisory Council, Office of Grants Management, Office of Scientific Review, and Committee Management activities. He came to NIBIB from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, where he served as a Scientific Review Officer. While at the NIBIB, he started the Office of Scientific Review and served on numerous NIH-wide committees including efforts to establish the NIH process for electronic receipt of applications, enhancing peer review, and implementing new clinical trial policies.
Prior to joining NIH, he was Assistant Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering and Director of the Lennon Cardiothoracic Surgical Research Laboratory at Case Western Reserve University, where he conducted research in skeletal muscle cardiac assistance. He earned his PhD and MSE degrees in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania and BSE degree in Chemical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.