Dr. David Robinson
The department of surgery at Baylor College of Medicine recently appointed Dr. David Robinson, director of the Vascular Research Program, NHLBI, as distinguished visiting professor of the year. A research symposium was held in his honor this summer in Houston. At NIH since 1980, he also teaches at Georgetown University. He lives in an 18th century settler's cottage in Shepherdstown, W.Va., where he serves as town councilman and is a folk musician. He commutes to NIH daily.
National Contract Management Association Elected Officers
The NIH-based Bethesda/Medical chapter of the National Contract Management Association recently elected officers for 1997-1998. They are (from l) Janet Mattson, NCI, vice president; Sharon Miller, NCI, president; Cheryl Jennings, NHLBI, secretary; Linda DeGraffenreid, Tascon, Inc., national director. Not shown is Mary Armstead, OD, national director. The chapter meets at lunchtime the third Wednesday of each month in EPN, Conf. Rm. H. It is currently offering a $500 scholarship for the fall semester for an applicant pursuing education in acquisition management, contract law or business management -- contact Cheryl Jennings, 5-0345, for more information. For information on chapter meetings call Zaiga Tums, 6-6014.
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