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Portraits

Dr. Francis S. Collins

Dr. Francis Collins
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Dr. Francis S. Collins

Dr. Francis Collins
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Dr. Francis S. Collins

Dr. Francis Collins
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Dr. Francis S. Collins

Dr. Francis Collins
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Dr. Francis S. Collins

Dr. Francis Collins
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Dr. Francis S. Collins

Dr. Francis Collins
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Dr. Francis S. Collins

Dr. Francis Collins
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Presidential Photos

photo of President Obama

January 30, 2015
In the East Room of the White House, President Obama announces the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative, a bold new enterprise to revolutionize medicine and generate the scientific evidence needed to move the concept of precision medicine into every day clinical practice.

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photo of President Obama learning about the results of the experimental Ebola vaccine

December 2, 2014
President Obama tours the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Vaccine Research Center. He is joined by, left to right, NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, and Dr. Nancy Sullivan, Chief of the NIAID Vaccine Research Center Biodefense Research Section.
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photo of President Obama learning about the results of the experimental Ebola vaccine with Dr. Nancy Sullivan

December 2, 2014
President Barack Obama learns about the results of the experimental Ebola vaccine, which just completed Phase 1 clinical trials, from Dr. Nancy Sullivan, Chief of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Vaccine Research Center Biodefense Research Section. HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell and NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci accompanied the tour.

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a photo of President Obama speaking at a podium.

December 2, 2014
President Obama speaks to NIH staff in Masur Auditorium in the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center at the NIH about how proud he was of the progress that biomedical research is making against Ebola virus disease and the importance of keeping the momentum going for an Ebola vaccine and treatment.
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a photo of President Obama, Secretary Sebelius, Dr. Collins, Deputy Secretary Corr, and Dr. Holdren talking in a group.

April 2, 2013
President Barack Obama is introduced by Dr. Francis Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, at the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative event in the East Room of the White House.
Credit: Chuck Kennedy/White House
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a photo of President Obama, Secretary Sebelius, Dr. Collins, Deputy Secretary Corr, and Dr. Holdren talking in a group.

September 30, 2009
President Barack Obama (right) gets an update on NIH activities from NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins (third from left). Also on hand are (from left) Bill Corr, Deputy HHS Secretary; HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Dr. John Holdren, the President's science advisor.
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a photo of President Obama, Secretary Sebelius and Dr. Collins walking together.

September 30, 2009
From left, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and President Barack Obama tour the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center at NIH.
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a photo of President Obama speaking at a podium.

September 30, 2009
President Barack Obama addresses NIH employees in Masur Auditorium in the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center at the NIH. He thanked more than 450 assembled workers for their extraordinary effort in distributing $5 billion in grants made possible by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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a photo of President Obama speaking at a podium, with Secretary Sebelius and Dr. Collins seated in the background.

September 30, 2009
President Barack Obama thanks NIH employees for their ARRA-related efforts. On stage with him in the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center at the NIH are HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins.
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President Barack Obama and NIH Director Francis Collins shaking hands.

October 7, 2009
NIH Director Francis Collins receives the National Medal of Science award at the White House, and is pictured here in a congratulatory handshake with President Obama. Photo: Credit: Chris Smith, HHS
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Other Activities

Dr. Francis Collins and Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett

April 14, 2015
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett host an NIH fireside chat in the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center at the NIH.
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Dr. Francis Collins and Senator Ben Cardin

April 2, 2015
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and Senator Ben Cardin are on their way to host their third NIH town hall together in the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center at the NIH. Senator Cardin calls NIH “the finest institute in the world.”
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Dr. Francis Collins and Senator Barb Mikulski

March 31, 2015
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and Senator Barb Mikulski tour a research facility at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. Senator Mikulski observes a high-speed robotic screening system, which analyzes thousands of chemical compounds to ascertain their effect on disease targets.
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Dr. Francis Collins and CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta

March 26, 2015
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta speak about the intersection of science and the media during the NIH’s Annual J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture.
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Dr. Francis Collins and HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell

January 28, 2015
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell host a town hall at the NIH, tour the facilities, and meet with members of the NIH team. Secretary Burwell calls the NIH “an anchor of our mission at the Department of Health and Human Services: ensuring that every American has the opportunity to access the building blocks of a healthy and productive life.”
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NIH Director Francis Collins and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius shaking hands after he is sworn in with his wife, Diane Baker, looking on

August 7, 2009
NIH Director Francis Collins and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius shaking hands after he is sworn in with his wife, Diane Baker, looking on.
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NIH Director Francis Collins performing with Aerosmith's Joe Perry and NIH grantee Rudy Tanzi

September 24, 2009
NIH Director Francis Collins performs live on Capitol Hill with Aerosmith's Joe Perry as part of the “Rock Stars of Science" campaign, a program of the Geoffrey Beene Foundation. Joining them onstage is NIH grantee Rudy Tanzi, Ph.D. of Harvard.
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NIH Director Francis Collins performing with Aerosmith's Joe Perry and NIH grantee Rudy Tanzi

September 24, 2009
NIH Director Francis Collins performs live on Capitol Hill with Aerosmith's Joe Perry as part of the “Rock Stars of Science" campaign, a program of the Geoffrey Beene Foundation. Joining them onstage is NIH grantee Rudy Tanzi, Ph.D. of Harvard.
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A photo of Dr. Francis Collins speaking at a podium.

October 19, 2009
At the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Chicago, Dr. Collins discusses his vision and the key challenges and opportunities facing NIH and the broader scientific community.
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A photo of Dr. Francis Collins speaking at a podium.

January, 12, 2010
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins presides over the NIH’s annual Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers Ceremony. This award is given to honor and support the extraordinary achievements of young professionals at the outset of their independent research careers in the fields of science and technology. For more information on this prestigious award, please see: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/pecase.htm

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This page last reviewed on August 12, 2015

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