Joe Flores-Toro, Ph.D.

Health Scientist Administrator


Dr. Joe Flores-Toro is a health scientist administrator in the NCI Office of Data Sharing (ODS) within CBIIT supporting data access and sharing efforts such as the Childhood Cancer Data Initiative. Before joining CBIT as a federal employee, Dr. Flores-Toro was an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellow working with ODS.

Dr. Flores-Toro earned his doctoral degree in pharmacology and therapeutics at the University of Florida. His research focused on the development of therapeutic approaches using existing immunological tools combined with small molecule antagonists to treat glioblastoma. Prior to his doctoral studies, Dr. Flores-Toro was a high school science teacher with a passion for science communication.


  • Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI)
  • Contract Management
  • Gabriella Miller Kids First Data Access Committee
  • NCI Data Access Committee