After nearly 30 years of federal service—all spent at the National Institute on Aging—Dr. Creighton “Tony” Phelps, deputy director of the Division of Neuroscience, will retire at the end of this year.
Journeying from her NIH office in Bethesda to colleges and universities around the country was once a big part of Dr. Mona Trempe’s life. This time, she packed her bags to retire and move to Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Dr. Erica Brown has been selected as associate director for extramural activities and director of NIGMS’s Division of Extramural Activities (DEA) and Dr. Darren Sledjeski has been selected as DEA deputy director.
Dr. Yoshihiko Yamada, a senior scientist in the Laboratory of Cell and Developmental Biology in the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, passed away on Dec. 16, 2019.
Dr. Bruce Reed has been named deputy director at the Center for Scientific Review.
NIH’ers were among PHS Commissioned Corps officers who supported the annual service honoring fallen law enforcement officials.
Dr. Patrick Brown recently joined NIGMS as a program director in the Undergraduate and Predoctoral Training Branch in the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity.
Dr. Rochelle Long is the new director of the NIGMS Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry (PPBC). A pharmacologist, she has played leading roles in fostering research in pharmacogenomics through national and international collaborations.
Dr. Lawrence Boerboom is the new director of the Division of Physiological and Pathological Sciences at the Center for Scientific Review. He has been chief of CSR’s cardiovascular and respiratory sciences integrated review group since 2009.
Dr. Steven M. Holland has been appointed director of the NIAID Division of Intramural Research. He has served NIAID as chief of the Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases since 2004 and as NIH deputy director for intramural clinical research since 2011.