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Surgeon General Adams Visits NIH

Adams and Gilman look at Clinical Center exhibit on Ebola

Adams and Gilman take a look at a Commissioned Corps tribute wall in the Clinical Center 1st floor hallway highlighting the PHS response to Ebola in West Africa.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Dr. Fauci and the new surgeon general share a laugh before the briefing

During the briefing with NIH leadership, Adams shares a light moment.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Drs. Fauci, Adams listen to Collins speak in briefing

Adams joins a briefing with NIH leadership, including NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci (l) and NIH director Dr. Francis Collins (r).

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Dr. Gilman chats with U.S. surgeon general Dr. Adams in Clinical Center lobby

Dr. James Gilman (l), CEO of the Clinical Center, greets newly confirmed U.S. surgeon general Dr. Jerome Adams.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

New surgeon general in group shot with NIH Commissioned Corps members and NIH intramural leaders

Adams (seated, third from r) gathers with NIH Commissioned Corps members and leaders of NIH’s Office of Intramural Research, including assistant director Dr. Roland Owens (standing, l), deputy director Dr. Richard Wyatt (seated, l) and NIH deputy director for intramural research Dr. Michael Gottesman (seated, second from l). As surgeon general, Adams oversees the operations of the Corps, which has approximately 6,500 uniformed health officers who serve in nearly 600 locations around the world.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

On Jan. 18, U.S. surgeon general Dr. Jerome Adams visited NIH, meeting with NIH leadership and institute directors and with members of the Public Health Service.

He enjoyed a Bldg. 1 briefing hosted by NIH director Dr. Francis Collins and later visited the Clinical Center, where he was greeted by Dr. James Gilman, CEO of the CC. He also gathered for a group photo with members of the PHS serving at NIH.

An anesthesiologist, Adams is a Maryland native who most recently served as health commissioner for the state of Indiana.

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