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NIH Hosts HHS Leadership Retreat

Alex Azar speaking at the podium.

HHS Secretary Alex Azar II held a retreat for 65 senior leaders in the department on Aug. 23 in Wilson Hall, Bldg. 1.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Dr. Francis Collins shares a light moment with Scott Rowell.

NIH director Dr. Francis Collins (l) shares a light moment with Scott Rowell, HHS assistant secretary for administration.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Dr. Lawrence Tabak welcomes the group to NIH.

NIH principal deputy director Dr. Lawrence Tabak (l) welcomes the group to NIH.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

HHS Secretary Alex Azar II held a retreat for 65 senior leaders in the department on Aug. 23 in Wilson Hall, Bldg. 1. Guest speakers included Gen. (ret.) Daniel Allyn, 35th vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, who discussed the characteristics of effective leaders of large organizations, and Prof. Ron Adner of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, author of The Wide Lens: What Successful Innovators See That Others Miss.

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Dana Talesnik
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