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OD Alumnus Coppola Retires

Coppola and Azar stand in front of a wreath

Coppola, r, is shown with HHS Secretary Alex Azar, one of four secretaries under whom he served.

Photo: Christopher Smith

Paul Coppola (r) is retiring on May 31 after 29 years of federal service. He spent 17 years at NIH in the Office of the Director’s Office of Management Assessment, conducting management analysis studies and supporting the NIH Management Control Program. In 2007, he joined the Office of the Secretary’s Division of Acquisition and later moved on to the Office of Recipient Integrity Coordination, the department’s Suspension and Debarment Program. Coppola will start his retirement working as an adjunct professor at Washington Adventist University, teaching chemistry and biochemistry to pre-nursing students. In the photo above, Coppola is shown with HHS Secretary Alex Azar, one of four secretaries under whom he served.

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