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July 10, 2020

  • Dr. Collins speaks on video.

    ACD Recounts Progress at a Tumultuous Time

    Against a backdrop of national anguish over the death of George Floyd in police custody and a global coronavirus pandemic that by then had claimed more than 116,000 American lives, the 120th meeting of the advisory committee to the NIH director (ACD) held its first-ever virtual meeting June 11-12.
  • Dr. Nadra Tyus

    NIMHD’s Tyus Returns from Pandemic Deployment

    The Covid-19 pandemic was already well underway globally. NIMHD’s Dr. Nadra Tyus, a commander in the PHS Commissioned Corps, was hardly surprised when she was asked to deploy. She literally jumped into gear.
  • Clear Goals, Objectives Key to Effective Science Communication

    There’s more to communicating scientific information to the public than translating complex information into plain language. Scientists must also think about what goals and objectives they want to achieve when they communicate, said Dr. John Besley during a recent OBSSR Director’s Webinar.
  • Dr. Chinquee in a mask and scrubs sits by a computer in a Clinical Center hallway.

    NIH’ers Volunteer on Frontlines of Covid-19

    Dr. Joseph Chinquee suggested to his colleague, nurse Lola Saidkhodjaeva, that they sign up as volunteers to support HHS missions during the Covid-19 pandemic. Within hours, they were deployed to assist the Public Health Service in the Navajo Nation in New Mexico.
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Chikungunya Virus

Photo: NIH 3D Print Exchange

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

Associate Editor: Carla Garnett
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Staff Writers:

Eric Bock
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Dana Talesnik
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