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Congressional Black Caucus Visits NIH

Congressional Black Caucus and NIH leadership
In the photo are (seated, from l) Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL), Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-IL), Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC). Standing are (from l) Dr. Hannah Valantine, chief officer for scientific workforce diversity; NIMHD director Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable; NIDDK director Dr. Griffin Rodgers; Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D-AL); NIH director Dr. Francis Collins; Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL); NHLBI director Dr. Gary Gibbons; NICHD director Dr. Diana Bianchi; NIH principal deputy director Dr. Lawrence Tabak; and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX).

Photo:  Marleen Van Den Neste

Caucus members pose with trainees
Caucus members pose with trainees (kneeling, from l) Akanni Clark, NINDS graduate student; Ashley Pitt, NIDDK graduate student; postbac Ramon Jauregui of NEI; and Nia Byrd of OD.

Photo:  Marleen Van Den Neste

Eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus spent the afternoon of Sept. 25 meeting with NIH leadership and taking tours of an NCI molecular imaging lab, an NHLBI sickle cell lab and speaking with post-baccalaureate and graduate student trainees.

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