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Ileana V. Trevino

Ileana V. Trevino recently joined NIH as deputy director of the Office of Equal Opportunity. Before coming to OEO, she was an EEO consultant specializing in counseling, complaints investigation and EEO training. From 1985 to 1989 she was chief of employment programs for the Department of Agriculture. She served as a personnel management specialist with the Department of Transportation from 1979 to 1985. Trevino earned a bachelor's degree from Boston College, and a master's degree from Boston University.

Dr. Donald F. Summers

Dr. Donald F. Summers has been named associate director for the Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center by the National Cancer Institute. He received his doctorate from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1959. He completed 2 years of residency training in internal medicine in Harvard Medical Services at Boston City Hospital in 1960. In 1961, he joined NIH as a research associate at NIAID. He taught at Albert Einstein College of Medicine from 1964 -1974. He then became professor and chair of the department of cellular, viral, and molecular biology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. In 1992, he became senior associate dean and professor of microbiology and molecular genetics and medicine at the University of California, Irvine. Summers has published over 120 scientific papers, book chapters, and reviews. He has research experience in biochemistry, microbiology, virology, and molecular biology. He has worked for more than 30 years with poliovirus, rhabdovirus, influenza virus, and hepatitis A virus.

Dr. Josephine P. Briggs

Dr. Josephine P. Briggs has been named to head the Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases, NIDDK. She comes to NIH from the University of Michigan, where she is professor of internal medicine and physiology and associate chair of research and faculty affairs in the department of internal medicine. Her research has focused on the juxtaglomerular apparatus and its role in regulating renin and renal blood flow. This work is important in understanding progressive renal disease, hypertension and congestive heart failure. Briggs has authored or coauthored more than 75 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including Science, at least a dozen in other journals, and more than 15 book chapters. Having received several NIH grants and having chaired an NIH study section, she is no stranger to the NIH grants process.

National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Receives New Members

NIAAA director Dr. Enoch Gordis (third from l) and deputy director Dr. Mary Dufour (bottom l) welcome new members to the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. They are (standing, from l) Dr. Mark Goldman, University of South Florida; Dr. Marc Galanter, New York University School of Medicine; and Roger Hartman, ex-officio member representing the Department of Defense. Seated are (second from l) Dr. Carrie Randall, Medical University of South Carolina, and Joan Hamilton, Yukon-Kuskokwin Health Corp. Missing are new members Dr. Henri Begleiter, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, and former Sen. George McGovern, Middle East Policy Council.

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