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OAR Deputy Holtz Honored

Dr. Timothy H. Holtz
Dr. Timothy H. Holtz

Dr. Timothy H. Holtz, deputy director of the NIH Office of AIDS Research, has been promoted to the rank of rear admiral of the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. The flag-rank position also includes designation as assistant surgeon general. 

Holtz joined OAR in June 2019. He has served as a Commissioned Corps medical officer since 1999. 

“Maximizing public health impact through effective leadership has been my professional goal,” said Holtz, who added that as a flag officer, he will continue to work to advance the NIH/OAR vision to End the HIV Pandemic in collaboration with the HHS Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America initiative. 

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