The scientific community recently honored the career of Dr. David Schlessinger, an investigator renowned for his achievements in the field of genetics, but even more so as a beloved mentor and colleague.
When Sandi Franklin first joined the Center for Scientific Review (then Division of Research Grants) as a messenger in 1988, paper-based communication ruled. The amount of paper-based mail, including grant applications and intra-NIH correspondence, was voluminous.
Dr. Paul Coates, director of the Office of Dietary Supplements, has retired. He came to ODS as director 19 years ago after a 20-year academic career as a human geneticist and 6 years at NIH, where he was introduced to the field of nutrition and the translation of research into policy.
Dr. Leorey Saligan, chief of the symptom biology unit in NINR’s Division of Intramural Research and captain in the Public Health Service, participated in the Military Health System Nurses Week wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery’s nurses’ memorial on May 7.
“The next generation will be the ones to change the world, and I am so excited to be a part of it,” said Dr. Helena Mishoe, describing her feelings about the newly unveiled Radm. Helena O. Mishoe Fellowship for Underrepresented Scientists at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.