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NIH Marks Public Service Recognition Week, May 7-13

Dr. Collins holds sign supporting PSRW.

NIH director Dr. Francis Collins shows his support of Public Service Recognition Week.

Public Service Recognition Week honors federal, state and local government employees. Events in honor of your contributions as a federal employee are being held May 7-13. Here is how NIH employees can participate:

  • Take a photo of yourself with the completed “I ‘Heart’ Public Service” template ( Be sure to take high-resolution photos.
  • Spread the word the week of May 7-13—Upload your photo to Facebook and/or Twitter using these hashtags: #NIH #PSRW #Proud2ServeUSA. The #NIH hashtag allows NIH to find our employees.
  • Send your photo to Images will be posted on NIH social media outlets.
  • Add the Public Service Recognition Week logo to your email signature.
  • Attend one of the events being held in your honor at

If you have questions or would like more information, email ShaRhaina Brown,

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