NIAMS Director Sworn In
Dr. Lindsey Criswell has officially joined the NIH community as director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.
Her virtual swearing-in ceremony was held on Feb. 16. NIH director Dr. Francis Collins administered the oath of office.
As NIAMS director, Criswell will oversee the institute’s annual budget of nearly $625 million, which supports research into the causes, treatment and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases.
Acting director Dr. Robert Carter has returned to his position as deputy director of NIAMS.