Posted on October 28th, 2019 by Dr. Francis Collins
Posted In: Director's Album - Photos
Tags: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Gary Gibbons, Matishidiso Rebecca Moeti, NHLBI, NIAID, sickle cell disease, Tony Fauci, Trevor Mundel, World Health Organization
Hi, my name is Shelita Winchester and I’m the mother of my only child- Patrick born in 1990 w- SS. In 2004 on ECMO, since that trauma he lives w/ 17 left side strokes 2 brain strokes and double port blood transfusion evey 3-4 wks and for the rest of his life. When I see the study @NIH with Dr. Collins it made me 😢 tears of 😂 that maybe my son could be in your trials. I work in the with the Sickle Cell foundation @ NIH a very long time ago. I 🙏 evey day every minute on every day that my can be help. Thanks Be To God that I see this study.
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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