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Recent Photos from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

2014 Photos

Photo of Dr. Francis Collins standing at a podium with Cookie Monster.February 6, 2014 — NICHD staff at Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, for the Wellness Revolution Summit 2014: Power UP! The event addressed health disparities affecting African-American populations and aimed to improve the health of Spelman students and the broader communities of which they are part. From left, Dr. Tonja Nansel, Dr. Regina Smith James, Dr. Yvonne Maddox, Dr. Alan Guttmacher, Dr. Shavon Artis, and Brenda Hanning. Photo courtesy of Spelman College.
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Photo of Dr. Francis Collins standing at a podium with Cookie Monster.May 28, 2014 — Attendees at the kick-off meeting of the Human Placenta Project, in Bethesda, MD. Photo: Rosalina Bray
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Photo of Dr. Francis Collins standing at a podium with Cookie Monster.October 6, 2014 — Speakers at the White House Summit on Improved Health and Fitness for Americans with Disabilities. From left, Anthony Robles, member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) and NCAA wrestling analyst and expert, ESPN; NICHD director Dr. Alan Guttmacher; Shellie Pfohl, PCFSN executive director; and Curtis Pride, PCFSN member, Major League Baseball player (retired) and Gallaudet University head baseball coach. Photo: Jeremy Swan
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2013 Photos

Photo of Dr. Francis Collins standing at a podium with Cookie Monster.March 2013 — On behalf of the NICHD, Deputy Director Dr. Yvonne Maddox accepts a “Champion of Change” award from the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) for efforts to advance Down syndrome research. Photo courtesy of NDSS.
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Photo of Dr. Francis Collins standing at a podium with Cookie Monster.June 25, 2013 — NICHD staff and grantees speak about women’s health at a Congressional briefing coordinated by the Friends of NICHD. From left, Dr. Estella Parrott from NICHD’s Gynecologic Health and Disease Branch, Dr. Cheryl Iglesia from MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University, Dr. Vincenzo Berghella from Thomas Jefferson University, and NICHD Director Dr. Alan Guttmacher. Photo: Anna Hyde, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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Photo of Dr. Francis Collins standing at a podium with Cookie Monster.In September 2013, NIH launched DS-Connect®, a Down syndrome registry to benefit people with Down syndrome and their families, researchers, and health care providers.
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2012 Photos

Photo of Dr. Francis Collins standing at a podium with Cookie Monster.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.
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Photo of Lynne Mofenson, M.D.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.”
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Photo from the NICHD 50th Anniversary Colloquium.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.
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