Former surgeon general Dr. Vivek Murthy and NIH director Dr. Francis Collins spoke at this year’s Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture in the Science of Complementary Therapies about “A Nation Under Pressure: The Public Health Consequences of Stress in America.”
The caregiver role came about unexpectedly for Judy Woodruff, anchor and managing editor of PBS NewsHour, who spoke at a NINR Science of Caregiving Summit in Natcher Bldg. Her oldest child Jeffrey, now 35, was born with mild cases of spina bifida and hydrocephalus, conditions that were kept largely under control until one fateful day in his teens.
It was a sunny, breezy afternoon on Sept. 28 when 105 spirited teams participated in the 34th NIH Institute Relay. But while most previous relays looped around Bldg. 1, this year’s event was relocated due to construction.