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NIH Record  
Vol. LXI, No. 20
  October 2, 2009
 Features
Tougaloo College Students Visit NIH
Lipkin To Give 2009 Kinyoun Lecture
NINR Summer Genetics Institute Marks 10th Year
NIH Donates Journals to Baghdad Medical School
Wahl Slated to Deliver 7th Roberts Lecture, Oct. 15
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Collins Hears Constituents’ Needs at Town Hall Meeting
  NIH director Dr. Francis Collins at town hall
  NIH director Dr. Francis Collins at town hall

When it comes to back-to-school transitions, few faced higher expectations than NIH director Dr. Francis Collins, who on Sept. 9 addressed a Natcher auditorium filled with hundreds of constituents and stakeholders, each of whom will issue report cards on how well NIH meets his or her needs.
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300,000 Already Registered
Surgeon Love Offers New Research Recruitment Model
  Dr. Susan Love (c) meets with audience members.
  Dr. Susan Love (c) meets with audience members.
Dr. Susan Love, well-known breast surgeon, author and activist, is on a mission: to stop breast cancer before it starts.

With a grant from the Avon Foundation for Women, she’s founded the nonprofit “Love/Avon Army of Women” to recruit 1 million women who are willing to consider participating in clinical research and alert them to available studies.
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