Dr. Felipe Sierra, director of NIA’s Division of Aging Biology (DAB) and an international advocate for growing the field of geroscience, retired from federal service on Apr. 30 after leading the division for 14 years.
Neuroscientist and artist Dr. Bevil Conway has joined NEI’s Laboratory of Sensorimotor Research (LSR) as chief of the unit on sensation, cognition and action.
Ann Dieffenbach retired on Aug. 3 after more than 40 years at NIH, 33 of them as the communications director of NIGMS.
Cornelius B. Alexander, who worked as a research microbiologist at NIH for 40 years, died at home Apr. 20 after several months of hospitalization and rehab. He was 84.
Dr. Mark Hallett, chief of the Medical Neurology Branch and the human motor control section in the Division of Intramural Research, NINDS, recently received the Association of Indian Neurologists in America (AINA) Lifetime Achievement Award at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Active duty and ready reserve Commissioned Corps officers received authorization to wear the Presidential Unit Citation. Radm. Helena Mishoe presided over a special award ceremony to formally present the unit citation to NIH officers.
The 14th annual NIH Public Health Service Commissioned Corps promotion ceremony was held on July 15 at Natcher Conference Center.
Marilyn Weiner attended her final NIH Intramural Research Program IRB (institutional review board) meeting on June 22, ending 30 years of volunteer service to NIH.
Charles Delmus Butler, 81, a retired recreation therapist at the Clinical Center and long-time campus volunteer, died June 13 after battling multiple cancers over the past few years.
Dr. Roscoe Owen Brady, scientist emeritus and retired chief of the Developmental and Metabolic Neurology Branch, NINDS, died on June 13 after a long battle with cancer. He was 92 years old.