The NIH Almanac
Recent Photos from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster joined NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., to introduce Rosemarie Truglio, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Education and Research at Sesame Workshop and former NICHD Advisory Council member, at the reception following the 50th Anniversary scientific colloquium.
Lynne Mofenson, M.D., Chief of the Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch within the Division of Extramural Research, received the Federal Employee of the Year Award, one of of nine Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals bestowed by the Partnership for Public Service to public servants who make “high-impact contributions to the health, safety and well-being of Americans.”
To commemorate its golden anniversary, the NICHD hosted a scientific colloquium featuring two Nobel Prize winners, the NIH and NICHD Directors, previous Institute leaders, and renowned scientists. Left to Right: Francis Collins, M.D., NIH Director; Yvonne Maddox, Ph.D., NICHD Deputy Director; Constantine Stratakis, M.D., D(Med)Sc, NICHD Scientific Director; Cathy Spong, M.D., NICHD Associate Director of Extramural Research; Alan Guttmacher, M.D., NICHD Director.