Clinical Center News
March 2017
Gilman assumes post of NIH Clinical Center chief executive officer
Dr. James K. Gilman, a retired United States Army major general and cardiologist, took the helm of the NIH Clinical Center on Jan. 9, and was quick to make an impression on staff with his affable, positive demeanor and confident, efficient and yet consensus-oriented leadership style.
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Dr. Francis Collins and Dr. James K. Gilman
Patient perseveres in battle with Chronic Granulomatous Disease
At just 6-months old, Llasmin Canseco was diagnosed with Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD), a rare inherited disorder that weakens the immune system. The portion of Canseco's white blood cells called granulocytes fail to produce microbe-killing hydrogen peroxide...
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Lliasmin Canseco (left) with one of her care providers, Celina Montemayor
Clinical Center's new steam turbine reduces energy use, saves money
Donald Edwards, chief of the NIH Clinical Center's Facilities Branch, Greg Leifer, with the Energy Management Branch, and Michael McClain, the facility manager for Building 10, gather at the Clinical Center's new steam turbine...
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staff with the Clinical Center's new steam turbine recently installed in the basement of the hospital.
Oncology care plan for cancer survivors discussed in Malaysia, Brazil
By the year 2026, the American Cancer Society projected that the number of U.S. cancer survivors may exceed 20 million. As survivors travel home after treatment, they are faced with the opportunity to...
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Dr. Leighton Chan presenting at the Global Cancer Rehabilitation Initiative in Brazil
Quezado heads new CC pediatric observation unit
Dr. Zena Quezado has joined the Clinical Center pediatrics team as the first chief of Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care. She will head up a new special pediatric observation unit...
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Dr. Zena Quezado is the NIH Clinical Center's first chief of Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care.
Patient perseveres in battle with Chronic Granulomatous Disease
At just 6-months old, Llasmin Canseco was diagnosed with Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD), a rare inherited disorder that weakens the immune system. The portion of Canseco's white blood cells called granulocytes fail to produce microbe-killing hydrogen peroxide...
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Lliasmin Canseco (left) with one of her care providers, Celina Montemayor
Quezado heads new CC pediatric observation unit
Dr. Zena Quezado has joined the Clinical Center pediatrics team as the first chief of Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care. She will head up a new special pediatric observation unit...
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Dr. Zena Quezado is the NIH Clinical Center's first chief of Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care.
New, upgraded FollowMyHealth patient portal now available
To improve patient engagement and satisfaction, the new FollowMyHealth® patient portal was introduced Jan. 10. The new patient portal offers...
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patient portal FollowMyHealth - Access your medical information online!
Clinical Center staff starts each day focused on patient safety
Representatives from Clinical Center departments and NIH Institutes convene daily at 8:40 a.m. in the Medical Board Room to report on concerns from the previous 24 hours and to look ahead to any potential safety or quality issues expected in the next 24 hours.
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Representatives from Clinical Center departments and NIH Institutes in the Medical Board Room
Maryland Terps attend Rare Disease Day at NIH
Football players from the University of Maryland visited patients Feb. 27 during Rare Disease Day at NIH to inspire those battling uncommon illnesses. The Recreational Therapy Section of the Rehabilitation Medicine Department facilitated the athletes' visit.
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Donna Gregory, Recreational Therapy Chief, poses with football players from the University of Maryland at the Clinical Center North entrance during their visit to the NIH Clinical Center Feb. 27 to inspire patients.
OP Phlebotomy hours extended
To better serve patients, the Outpatient Phlebotomy Services' hours will be extended starting April 3.
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Gilman assumes post of NIH Clinical Center chief executive officer
Dr. James K. Gilman, a retired United States Army major general and cardiologist, took the helm of the NIH Clinical Center on Jan. 9, and was quick to make an impression on staff with his affable, positive demeanor and confident, efficient and yet consensus-oriented leadership style.
Full Story
Dr. Francis Collins and Dr. James K. Gilman
Clinical Center's new steam turbine reduces energy use, saves money
Donald Edwards, chief of the NIH Clinical Center's Facilities Branch, Greg Leifer, with the Energy Management Branch, and Michael McClain, the facility manager for Building 10, gather at the Clinical Center's new steam turbine...
Full Story
staff with the Clinical Center's new steam turbine recently installed in the basement of the hospital.
Quezado heads new CC pediatric observation unit
Dr. Zena Quezado has joined the Clinical Center pediatrics team as the first chief of Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care. She will head up a new special pediatric observation unit...
Full Story
Dr. Zena Quezado is the NIH Clinical Center's first chief of Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care.
CC collaborates with WRNMMC, USUHS
The National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Program, the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) have launched a partnership...
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The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, which neighbors the National Institutes of Health campus, is one of the nation's largest military medical centers
Clinical Center staff recognized for outstanding achievements
At the Clinical Center Director's Annual Address and Awards Ceremony on Dec. 16, Dr. John I. Gallin, then director of the Clinical Center honored staff from various departments throughout the hospital.
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Dr. John I. Gallin speaking to staff at the 2016 Clinical Center Directo's Annual Address Awards Ceremony on Dec. 16.
Generous contributions come from the Clinical Center for the Combined Federal Campaign
Clinical Center employees contributed $138,202 to non-profit organizations locally and around the world that make a positive difference as part of the 2016 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).
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Local students donate cards to Clinical Center pediatric patients
The fifth graders from Bethesda's Carderock Springs Elementary School delivered handmade cards and puzzles to NIH Clinical Center in December 2016.
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Dr. John I. Gallin and fifth graders from Bethesda's Carderock Springs Elementary School
Sawyers honored as 2017 Distinguished Clinical Research Scholar and Educator in Residence, presents Grand Rounds lecture
Dr. Charles L. Sawyers, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, the Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chair in Human Oncology and Pathogenesis, and chairman, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, was recognized as the 2017 Distinguished Clinical Research Scholar and Educator in Research - the fifth to be honored.
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Dr. James K. Gilman presenting a certificate of appreciation to Dr. Charles L. Sawyers
Management Intern Program unlocks new administrative-management career paths
While under the hiring freeze, the NIH Management Intern (MI) Program, a highly competitive, two-year career-development program for current NIH employees, is not currently recruiting, interested parties are encouraged to take the time in this interval to confer with colleagues and learn more about this prestigious program to determine if it's right for them in the future.
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NIH Continuing Medical Education activity provider upgrades record-keeping
Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities at the Clinical Center are moving online. This change affects those who attend or have recently attended NIH CME activity provided by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
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Patient perseveres in battle with Chronic Granulomatous Disease
At just 6-months old, Llasmin Canseco was diagnosed with Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD), a rare inherited disorder that weakens the immune system. The portion of Canseco's white blood cells called granulocytes fail to produce microbe-killing hydrogen peroxide...
Full Story
Lliasmin Canseco (left) with one of her care providers, Celina Montemayor
Oncology care plan for cancer survivors discussed in Malaysia, Brazil
By the year 2026, the American Cancer Society projected that the number of U.S. cancer survivors may exceed 20 million. As survivors travel home after treatment, they are faced with the opportunity to...
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Dr. Leighton Chan presenting at the Global Cancer Rehabilitation Initiative in Brazil
Clinical trials at NIH Clinical Center in need of participants
Researchers at NIH Clinical Center are recruiting...
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Events

April 18, 2017

NIH Director's Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m
Building 10, Masur Auditorium

The lecture "The Split Personality of Human O-GlcNAc transferase" will be presented by Suzanne Walker, Ph.D., Harvard University.

April 27, 2017

NIH "Take Your Child to Work Day"

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Children of NIH staff in grades 1-12 are invited. Email questions about the event to Take-Your-Child-To- Work@nih.gov or visit online.

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Dr. Francis Collins and Dr. James K. Gilman
Gilman assumes post of NIH Clinical Center chief executive officer - Dr. James K. Gilman, a retired United States Army major general and cardiologist, took the helm of the NIH Clinical Center on Jan. 9 ... Full Story
CC collaborates with WRNMMC, USUHS - The National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Program, the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) have launched a partnership ... Full Story

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