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HHS Deputy Secretary Visits

Palm talks with NIH leadership at a conference table

HHS Deputy Secretary Andrea Palm (third from r) meets with NIH leadership in the CC’s Medical Board Room to discuss FEVS and HR.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

HHS Deputy Secretary Andrea Palm attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the Clinical Center’s Surgery, Radiology and Laboratory Medicine wing.

“I’m super grateful to be here today and for being part of the HHS family,” she said. “We all work together to push forward our mission.”

Palm and Rhie speak to each other

Palm chats with 2023 Sammies finalist Dr. Arang Rhie.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

The new addition illustrates the importance of funding information technology and facilities infrastructure for the public. When it opens, the new wing will be critical for the nation’s health and wellbeing, she said.  

Gilman points to where the new wing will be on the model as Palm looks on

CC CEO Dr. James Gilman gives a brief overview at the hospital’s model to show the SRLM wing site.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

While here, Palm met with NIH finalists for the 2023 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medals and leadership from several institutes and centers. She also toured National Institute of Mental Health labs.

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