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March 9, 2018
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New Hampshire Senator Visits NIH

Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH, l) meets with (from l) NCI director Dr. Ned Sharpless, NIH principal deputy director Dr. Lawrence Tabak, NIH director Dr. Francis Collins, NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci and NICHD director Dr. Diana Bianchi.
ABOVE: Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH, l) meets with (from l) NCI director Dr. Ned Sharpless, NIH principal deputy director Dr. Lawrence Tabak, NIH director Dr. Francis Collins, NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci and NICHD director Dr. Diana Bianchi.

Dr. Dorian McGavern, senior Investigator in NINDS’s viral immunology and intravital imaging section, shares his work with Hassan.
Dr. Dorian McGavern, senior Investigator in NINDS’s viral immunology and intravital imaging section, shares his work with Hassan.

U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) visited NIH on Feb. 16, meeting first in the Clinical Research Center’s medical board room with NIH leadership before proceeding to briefings by scientists—and a patient encounter—at NCI, NINDS and NEI.

The morning visit was capped by a stop at the Children’s Inn at NIH.

 

 

at the Rockledge II Bldg., NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences staff share red-colored foods at their annual Wear Red Day potluck lunch.
Above, at the inn, Hassan greets (from l) Cathy Morales, the inn’s chief program and services officer; Amanda Harrison of Riverview, Fla., and her daughter Macy, 5, an NINDS patient; and Collins. In photo below, Hassan talks with a patient in NCI’s Pediatric Oncology Branch.

Hassan talks with a patient in NCI’s Pediatric Oncology Branch.

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.
At left, Collins greets Hassan at the outset of the visit. At right, Hassan chats with Sharpless during hospital tour. Below, Hassan (r) enjoys a laugh with Fauci, Bianchi and Collins.
Bldg. 1 is decked out in red for the month.

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