Eddie Billingslea

Small Business Strategy Coordinator


Eddie Billingslea, Ph.D.,is the Small Business Strategy Coordinator at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) . He is responsible for coordinating the NIGMS small business program, as well as identifying and developing new opportunities for NIGMS commercialization and entrepreneurial activities, especially those related to capacity building, training, mentoring and diversity. Prior to joining NIGMS, Dr. Billingslea was the Strategic Planning and Evaluation Lead in the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH). Prior to that, he was a Health Science Policy Analyst in the Center for Research Strategy at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Billingslea earned a B.A. in psychology from Virginia Union University and a Ph.D in neuroscience from Georgetown University. He completed postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania.