Mr. Todd Merchak is Director of the Office of Program Evaluation and Strategic Partnerships at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). His primary responsibilities involve management of the NIBIB Small Business (SBIR/STTR) programs and support for the Institute’s translational research activities. Mr. Merchak leads the Institute's program evaluation efforts that help guide health science policy, scientific program management, and strategic planning. He also serves as a Science Officer for the Point-of-Care Technologies Research Network, as well as co-lead of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) program. Mr. Merchak received his B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Yale University.