I joined journalist Katie Couric and many others to remember the life of the late Alan Rabson, a beloved NIH researcher, administrator, and leader for six decades. He recently passed away at age 92. The remembrance was held on October 30, 2018 on the NIH campus, Bethesda, MD.
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.