After more than 31 years of service to NIH, Dr. Joyce A. Hunter, senior advisor to the director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, retired at the end of December.
Dr. Dorothy Beckett recently joined NIGMS as new director of its Division of Biophysics, Biomedical Technology, and Computational Biosciences (BBCB).
The advisory council of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases added five new members.
Dr. Allan Hildesheim, senior investigator and former chief of the Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, retired from NCI’s Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics after 33 years of service.
After 34 years of federal service—all with NIH—Dr. Maureen Gormley, deputy director for management, NINDS, officially retired.
Dr. Deborah Winn, senior advisor to the director of the Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP), and who served as acting director of the division from January 2019 to July 2020, is retiring at the end of January 2021.
NIGMS deputy director Dr. Judith H. Greenberg retired last October after 45 years of service to NIH.
Dr. Jennifer Loud, adult nurse practitioner and assistant chief in the Clinical Genetics Branch (CGB), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), retired in August after 27 years of service to the National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Tilda Farhat has been named director of the Office of Strategic Planning, Legislation and Scientific Policy at the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
Dr. Leonard Laster, a former NIH scientist ,died recently at age 92.