I joined Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri and others in celebrating the great social value of biomedical research during an early evening reception held on June 20, 2018 at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, DC. The reception was hosted by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Credit: NIH
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.