NINR acting director and scientific director Dr. Ann Cashion retired from federal service on Sept. 30.
Belia “Bel” Ceja, 94, a special assistant to three NIH directors, died July 4 at a hospital in Washington, D.C. Ceja retired in September 1985 after more than 29 years of federal service.
Bonnie Ellis has been selected as the new executive officer of the Center for Scientific Review. Since July 2018, she has served on detail as acting executive officer at CSR.
NIH’s Public Health Service Commissioned Corps held its annual promotion ceremony in Masur Auditorium recently.
Dr. Diana Bianchi, NICHD director, accepts the 2019 Pioneer Award from the International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis.
NICHD mourns the sudden loss of Dr. Philip Gurnev, who had been a staff scientist in the NICHD section on molecular transport since 2015.
David Lankford has been selected to be deputy associate general counsel and chief of the NIH branch of HHS’s Office of General Counsel.
Dr. Alison Cernich was sworn in as NICHD’s deputy director on Sept. 3 Since 2015, she has served as director of NICHD’s National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research.
Dr. Donald Lindberg, who served as director of the National Library of Medicine—the world’s largest biomedical library—for more than 30 years, died in Bethesda on Aug. 17. He was 85.
The winners of NIDA’s 2019 Addiction Science Awards, part of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), presented their projects to NIDA deputy director Dr. Wilson Compton and other NIDA scientists on Aug. 12.