The NIH Director
NIH Scientists Receive 2012 Service to America Medals
Neal A. Young, M.D.
Position: Chief of the Hematology Branch, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Achievement: Saves lives through cutting-edge research and treatments for patients with bone marrow failure diseases, including the rare and once deadly blood disorder known as aplastic anemia.
Lynne Meryl Mofenson, M.D.
Position: Branch Chief, Pediatric, Adolescent and Maternal AIDS Branch
Achievement: Played a pivotal role in preventing the AIDS epidemic among children by studying ways to prevent mother-to-child transmission.