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July 10, 2001
Vol. LIII, No. 14

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ACD Hears Plan to Broaden Distribution of NIH Grants

Bioethics Group Wrestles with Stem Cell Issue

Asian Heritage Programs Combine Cuisine, Performing Arts

Diabetes, Eye Disease Undiagnosed in Mexican-Americans

News Briefs

New Appointments



Study Subjects Sought

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Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

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The NIH Record

Paul G. Rogers Honored
Bldg. 1 Plaza Dedicated to 'Mr. Health'

By Rich McManus

At the direction of Congress, NIH on June 12 dedicated a newly decorated plaza in front of Bldg. 1 in honor of former Rep. Paul G. Rogers, who represented Florida in the House of Representatives for 24 years before retiring in 1979 as chair of the House subcommittee on health and the environment. The only outdoor honor for a lawmaker on a campus studded with buildings named for politicians, the plaza was embraced by the honoree himself as conjoining longtime interests in health and the environment; Rogers is as well remembered for legislation mandating clean air and safe drinking water as he is for backing the National Cancer Act, Heart, Lung and Blood Act, the Health Manpower Training Act, and a host of other keynote laws promoting health.
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Congressman for 30 Years
Stokes Honored by Lab Building Dedication

By Rich McManus

Former Rep. Louis Stokes admires freshly minted plaque in his honor.
The Louis Stokes Laboratories Bldg. was dedicated in honor of its namesake June 14 on a sunny plaza just outside the 6-story award-winning facility, which will play host to scientists from nine institutes. The building honors a man who rose from humble origins in public housing to a 30-year (1968-1998) career representing Ohio in Congress, during which he championed biomedical research that improved the lives of all Americans, particularly minorities.
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