National Institutes of Health Director

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency. Its mission is to make important discoveries that improve health and save lives. Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., was appointed the 16th National Institutes of Health Director by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate. He was sworn in on August 17, 2009. On June 6, 2017, President Donald Trump announced his selection of Dr. Collins to continue to serve as the NIH Director.


Florida Lab Coat

Joined my friends and colleagues on the Hill yesterday to honor the memory of @louiseslaughter. Her legacy lives on… https://t.co/v2n6CayeJf 4 hours ago Great evening celebrating #NIH with some of our Congressional champions at the @librarycongress hosted by @ActforNIH! 15 hours ago Honored to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award tonight […]


National Drug Summit

Joined my friends and colleagues on the Hill yesterday to honor the memory of @louiseslaughter. Her legacy lives on… https://t.co/v2n6CayeJf 4 hours ago Great evening celebrating #NIH with some of our Congressional champions at the @librarycongress hosted by @ActforNIH! 15 hours ago Honored to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award tonight […]


Bentonville

Thank you, Congressman Steve Womack. What a wonderful hour it was joining the teachers and students at Bentonville (AR) High School for a science symposium on April 3, 2018. I enjoyed the hospitality and the lively conversation, which took us from the challenges of antibiotic resistance to the ethics of […]


Bentonville Trip

Joined my friends and colleagues on the Hill yesterday to honor the memory of @louiseslaughter. Her legacy lives on… https://t.co/v2n6CayeJf 4 hours ago Great evening celebrating #NIH with some of our Congressional champions at the @librarycongress hosted by @ActforNIH! 15 hours ago Honored to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award tonight […]


First Lady’s Visit

Joined my friends and colleagues on the Hill yesterday to honor the memory of @louiseslaughter. Her legacy lives on… https://t.co/v2n6CayeJf 4 hours ago Great evening celebrating #NIH with some of our Congressional champions at the @librarycongress hosted by @ActforNIH! 15 hours ago Honored to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award tonight […]