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February 9, 2018
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Surgeon General Adams Visits NIH

Corps value: Adams (seated, third from r) gathers with NIH Commissioned Corps members and leaders of NIH’s Office of Intramural Research, including assistant director Dr. Roland Owens (standing, l), deputy director Dr. Richard Wyatt (seated, l) and NIH deputy director for intramural research Dr. Michael Gottesman (seated, second from l). As surgeon general, Adams oversees the operations of the Corps, which has approximately 6,500 uniformed health officers who serve in nearly 600 locations around the world.
U.S. surgeon general Dr. James Adams (c) joins a briefing with NIH leadership, including NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci (l) and NIH director Dr. Francis Collins (r).

During the briefing with NIH leadership, Adams shares a light moment.
During the briefing with NIH leadership, Adams shares a light moment.

On Jan. 18, U.S. surgeon general Dr. Jerome Adams visited NIH, meeting with NIH leadership and institute directors and with members of the Public Health Service.

He enjoyed a Bldg. 1 briefing hosted by NIH director Dr. Francis Collins and later visited the Clinical Center, where he was greeted by Dr. James Gilman, CEO of the CC. He also gathered for a group photo with members of the PHS serving at NIH.

An anesthesiologist, Adams is a Maryland native who most recently served as health commissioner for the state of Indiana.

 

Dr. James Gilman (l), CEO of the Clinical Center, greets newly confirmed U.S. surgeon general Dr. Jerome Adams.
Dr. James Gilman (l), CEO of the Clinical Center, greets Adams.

Adams and Gilman take a look at a Commissioned Corps tribute wall in the Clinical Center 1st floor hallway highlighting the PHS response to Ebola in West Africa.
Adams and Gilman take a look at a Commissioned Corps tribute wall in the Clinical Center 1st floor hallway highlighting the PHS response to Ebola in West Africa.

Corps value: Adams (seated, third from r) gathers with NIH Commissioned Corps members and leaders of NIH’s Office of Intramural Research, including assistant director Dr. Roland Owens (standing, l), deputy director Dr. Richard Wyatt (seated, l) and NIH deputy director for intramural research Dr. Michael Gottesman (seated, second from l). As surgeon general, Adams oversees the operations of the Corps, which has approximately 6,500 uniformed health officers who serve in nearly 600 locations around the world.
Corps value: Adams (seated, third from r) gathers with NIH Commissioned Corps members and leaders of NIH’s Office of Intramural Research, including assistant director Dr. Roland Owens (standing, l), deputy director Dr. Richard Wyatt (seated, l) and NIH deputy director for intramural research Dr. Michael Gottesman (seated, second from l). As surgeon general, Adams oversees the operations of the Corps, which has approximately 6,500 uniformed health officers who serve in nearly 600 locations around the world.

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