Wendy Knosp, Ph.D.

Wendy Knosp

Acting Director

Office of Science Policy & Analysis


Science Policy and Planning Branch

Building 31, Room 5B55
31 Center Dr MSC 2190
Bethesda, MD 20814
United States

Biographical Sketch

As acting director of the NIDCR Office of Science Policy and Analysis (OSPA) and chief of the Science Policy and Planning Branch (SPPB), Wendy Knosp is responsible for managing activities in the areas of science policy; scientific strategic planning, coding, and reporting; legislative affairs; and dental public health.

Prior to joining NIDCR, Dr. Knosp served as an analyst in the NIH Office of Strategic Coordination, where she lead strategic planning, communication, and analysis activities for a suite of Common Fund Programs. She earned her Ph.D. in Molecular and Medical Genetics from Oregon Health & Science University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco in the area of growth factor signaling and organogenesis. She first came to the NIH in 2010 as a senior post-doctoral fellow in the NIDCR intramural research program and then served as an analyst and team lead in OSPA.

Last Reviewed on
November 2023