It was a pleasure to welcome First Lady Melania Trump to NIH on February 14, 2018. The First Lady joined youngsters at the at the Children’s Inn to decorate cookies and exchange Valentine’s Day cards. Credit: Ernie Branson
Appointed the 16th Director of NIH by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate. He was sworn in on August 17, 2009. On June 6, 2017. President Donald Trump announced his selection of Dr. Collins to continue to serve as the NIH Director.