Posted on April 18th, 2019 by Dr. Francis Collins
Posted In: Director's Album - Photos
Tags: Alex Azar, Brett Giroir, Elinore McCance-Katz, HEALing Communities Study, SAMSHA
Very good event
Don’t most opioid-related deaths involve illicit drugs? Not prescribed to the deceased; perhaps most from black markets? How often can we reasonably ascertain accidental v. suicidal, or even murder? Do autopsies typically rule out lethal allergic reactions to either opioids themselves? other meds? Whatever black market opioids are laced with?
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.
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