Jose R. Gonzalez is the Training Program Manager for EDI. Dr. Gonzalez has worked in Diversity Management and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for over 18 years. He recently joined NIH in 2016 after a distinguished military career in the United States Navy. His academic preparation includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Metropolitan University, Puerto Rico and a master's degree in Adult Education and Curriculum Development from University of Oklahoma and a Ph. D. in Educational Leadership with a focus on cultural and diversity from Trident University California. He is a graduate of the Department of Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) Equal Opportunity Advisor, EEO Specialist, and EEO Officer courses.