Mr. Tilley joined the NIH Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) as a Program Analyst in October 2016, where he supports the teams charged with identifying research gaps and promoting collaborative research. This includes providing program support for the trans-NIH Prevention Scientific Interest Groups and the Pathways to Prevention program, as well as serving as the ODP liaison to the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts.
Before joining the ODP, Mr. Tilley worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and a Graduate Research Associate in the Department of Community and Family Health at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa. At USF, he assisted public health faculty members with their prevention research projects and grant proposals. Mr. Tilley also worked at the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH) as a Policy Analyst in Washington, DC, where he analyzed proposed reductions in public hospital funding and the potential impact on NAPH’s members.
Mr. Tilley earned an M.P.H. with a concentration in sociobehavioral health sciences from USF. He earned an M.S. in health policy and a graduate certificate in HIV/AIDS studies from George Washington University, and a B.S. in political science from Appalachian State University. Mr. Tilley is also certified in public health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.