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October 28, 2003
Vol. LV, No. 22

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Hill Hearing Airs NIH Needs, Congress' Concerns

NICHD Celebrates
40th Year

Zerhouni, NICHD
Launch the Annual
CFC Effort at NIH

NAS President Alberts To Give Barmes Lecture, Nov. 3

McNeill To Give NIH Director's Cultural Lecture, Oct. 29

Astute Clinician Lecture
To Feature Cochlear
Implant Expert

Calhoun Named NIAAA Deputy Director

Three Grantees
Win Nobel Prizes

NIH Participates in Hispanic/Latino Genetics Consultation

Conference Celebrates
10 Years of Stem Cell Transplantation

'Foil the Flu' Immunization Schedule 2003

NIH Marks American Indian, Alaska Native Heritage Month

Director's Corner

News Briefs

New Appointments

Study Subjects Sought

Final Photo

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives


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Telework on the Rise
Top Reasons More Are Choosing To Work Away from Work

By Carla Garnett

NINDS telework coordinator Liz Elliott

It's not as if anyone needs added incentive to roll out of bed a little later, spend a few extra minutes with the family, steer clear of rush-hour traffic or accomplish a day's work virtually uninterrupted. No, the reason that telework is growing — but still only slowly — could be that few employees realize the option may be available to them. However, as campus parking spaces become rarer this fall, more people may be seeking — and more managers and supervisors encouraging — ways to work away from work. The trend is picking up speed at NIH and throughout government.
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Roadmap Debuts at Press Club Briefing

By Rich McManus

NIH director Dr. Elias Zerhouni launches
Roadmap initiative.

NIH's scientific "Roadmap Initiative for Medical Research" debuted before almost 60 reporters Sept. 30 as the plan's chief cartographer, NIH director Dr. Elias Zerhouni, called for a transformation in the way NIH conducts medical research so as to speed widely touted benchtop discoveries to the bedsides of patients not only in this country, but also the world.
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