Burroughs Wellcome Fund Staff – 6 col

Executive Staff

Louis J. Muglia, MD, PhD

President and CEO

Dr. Muglia is the President and CEO of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. His tenure began in January 2020.

Prior to joining the Fund, Dr Muglia was the Vice Chair for Research, A. Graeme Mitchell Chair of the Division of Human Genetics, Co-Director of the Perinatal Institute and Director of the Center for Prevention of Preterm Birth at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Scott Schoedler

Vice President, Finance

Mr. Schoedler is responsibile for all financial aspects of the Fund’s operation.  This includes oversight of the Fund’s investment program, as well as accounting, insurance, and benefits administration.

Mr. Schoedler joined BWF in 1994 from the Rockefeller Foundation in New York, where he was Senior Asset Manager, Marketable Securities for the Foundation’s $2.2 billion endowment.  His prior financial experiences include stints at Unisys Corporation and NCR Corporation.  He has a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. from Duke University.


Ken Browndorf

Co-Chief Finance Officer

Coming soon…

Russ Campbell

Senior Communications Officer

Mr. Campbell oversees the external communication strategy for BWF and the N.C. Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center.  He also serves as the secretary for the Board of Directors.

Jennifer Caraballo

Senior Accountant

Ms. Caraballo joined BWF in September 1999.  She assists BWF’s Senior Asset and Accounting Manager and the Vice President of Finance.

Sammy Caraballo

Systems and Web Engineer

Mr. Caraballo is responsible for overseeing all hardware and software development for the Fund’s web site, as well as general hardware and software setup, backup, and maintenance, and all audio-visual equipment in the meeting rooms.

Brent Epps

Facilities Administrative Assistant

Mr. Epps assists the senior manager of facilities and administration with site services, routine maintenance, and other operational-related activities surrounding the building and grounds.

Barbara Evans

Administrative Meeting Assistant

Ms. Evans provides administrative support to the Funds’ President, Vice President, and Meeting Professional.  She assists with meetings, staff travel, and other administrative duties.

Glenda H. Gilbert

Senior Manager, Facilities and Administration

Ms. Gilbert directs and manages operations, staff, and contractors surrounding facilities and administration.

Lori Hedrick

Meeting Professional

Ms. Hedrick is the meeting professional for BWF.

Wendell Jones

Technology Coordinator

Mr. Jones is responsible for maintaining the computer networks and being a liaison between the staff and the executive committee.

Alfred Mays

Senior Program Officer

Oversees the Science Education and Diversity in Science Programs:  Student Science Enrichment Program, Career Awards for Science and Mathematics Teachers, Promoting Innovation in Science and Mathematics and Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

Victoria McGovern, PhD

Senior Program Officer

Oversees Infectious Disease and Population Sciences programs: Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease, and the Institutional Program Unifying Population and Laboratory Based Sciences

Samantha Moore

Program Assistant

Supports Muno Sekhon and Tiffanie Taylor and associated programs

Kelly Rose, PhD

Program Officer

Oversees the Interfaces in Science and Regulatory Science programs: Career Awards at the Scientific Interface, and Innovation in Regulatory Science Awards

Melanie Scott

Senior Program Associate and Database Specialist

Works with Kelly Rose and associated programs

Muno Sekhon

Program Associate

Works with Victoria McGovern and associated programs

Betsy Stewart

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Stewart assists the senior manager of facilities and administration with the administrative-related activities surrounding those areas.

Tiffanie Taylor

Tiffanie Taylor

Senior Program Associate

Works with Alfred Mays and associated programs

Kendra Tucker

Program Associate and Data Specialist

Works with Dr. Paige Cooper and associated programs