May 16, 2000
Epilepsy Conference Emphasizes 'No Seizures, No Side Effects'
Goodbye GSI, Hello Eurest
New Company To Run Cafeterias
By Rich McManus
It's been a long time coming, but this summer, NIH'ers are going to
start eating like the justices of the Supreme Court, the nabobs at
IBM, Shell Oil and Mobil, and the high-rollers at Chevy Chase
Bank. That's because Eurest Dining Services, a component of
British multinational corporation Compass PLC, has won a 10-year
contract to provide service at six campus cafeterias in Bldgs. 1, 10
(including the B1 facility, the atrium dining room and the lobby-area
coffee bar now known as Café Verde), 31, 35 and 45. The
cafeterias in Bldgs. 12B and 38A are unaffected by the new
contract, and will continue to be operated by the Maryland Business
Enterprise Program for the Blind.
Police Department Gains New Chief, Deputy Chief
By Carla Garnett and Rich McManus
There are two good reasons for the big smile seen lately on the face
of Jim Sweat, director of the Division of Public Safety at NIH.
That's because he has managed to lure out of retirement two highly
regarded law enforcement officers to head the Police Branch. New
Chief Al Hinton hails from the U.S. Park Police and his deputy,
Robert Fuller, is a longtime veteran of the Prince George's County