Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman joined the Division of Extramural Research (DER) at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2016 as Scientific Program Manager for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study. She is a cognitive neuroscientist with a background in neuroimaging research and science policy.
In 2014 Elizabeth returned to DC after living in Beijing for 6 years where she taught psychology to international high school students. Prior to moving to China, Elizabeth was an American Psychological Association Congressional Fellow in the U.S. Senate, taught neuroscience at Georgetown University, and conducted brain research at NIH for about 10 years. She received her Ph.D. in neuropsychology from The George Washington University and her B.A. in psychology and French from Brandeis University.