Chief Technology Officer
National Children’s Study
Mr. Lumpkin is the Chief Technology Officer for the National Children’s Study and in partnership with the NICHD Office of the CIO, oversees the identification, implementation, and evaluation of technologies within the Study. With Dr. Jennifer Kwan, he also supports the Data Access and Confidentiality activities by providing guidance on regulatory, policy, and technical considerations related to the protection of privacy and confidentiality within the Study. Prior to coming to the Study, Mr. Lumpkin served as the Deputy Chief of the Bioinformatics and Computational Biosciences Branch (BCBB) of the Office of Cyber Infrastructure and Computational Biology, National Institute Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, where he was instrumental in the strategic planning, expansion, daily operations, and special projects of the Branch. He also served the BCBB as its Deputy Head of Operations while concurrently serving as the onsite Program Manager for Lockheed Martin. Before coming to NIH, Mr. Lumpkin held a variety of academic and industrial Research and Development positions, including work on carotenoid metabolism, neurodegeneration, and gene silencing. His educational background includes a BS in Psychology with a minor in Biology from Towson University; a MS in Nutrition, Cellular/Molecular Concentration, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro:an MBA with a concentration in IT Management from the Johns Hopkins University, and a Masters Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University.