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March 30, 2004
Vol. LVI, No. 7

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Black History Program Examines Historic Decision on Education

Alcohol Screening Day Offers Free, Anonymous Assessment

Condon Named NIDA
Deputy Director

Grantees Honored by
Royal Swedish Academy

Be Part of 'Take Our Daughters and Sons
to Work' Day,
Thursday, Apr. 22

News Briefs

New Appointments




Study Subjects Sought

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U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

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'The Right Thing to Do'
Employee Donates Kidney to Fellow NIH'er, Both Doing Well

By Bonnie Flock Kinney

NIDDK's Wanda White (l) got a kidney
from NCI's Tammie Bell.

The ad ran in the NIH Record for months: Employee Needs Organ Donation — An NIDDK employee with type A blood is in need of a kidney transplant. If there is anyone interested in being tested as a possible donor match that has either type A or O blood, call Wanda…
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Conflict Panel Promised Full Access, Urged Not To Stint on Advice

By Rich McManus

The first official meeting of the NIH blue ribbon panel on conflict of interest policies on Mar. 1-2 was remarkably unconflicted as the 10 members probed federal rules governing employees' outside activities with a combination of incisiveness and wit. Their mission is to provide NIH director Dr. Elias Zerhouni with a set of recommendations on how NIH might alter its current policies governing conflict. Zerhouni admonished the group to "leave no stone unturned" and to complete its work not in the original deadline of 90 days, but in 60 days in time for the May 6 meeting of the advisory committee to the NIH director (ACD), of which the panel is a working group.
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