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Message from the Director

Important Events in Clinical Center History

Governance and Accreditation

Organization Structure and Programs

Heralding Fifty Years of Clinical Caring and Clinical Research

The Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center

Activation Planning for the Clinical Research Center

The Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge

Clinical Research

Clinician Highlight

Clinical Research Training

Organizational Effectiveness and Efficiency

Public Outreach  End of left navigation list link group.

Governance and Accreditation

Medical Executive Committee
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center

The Medical Executive Committee is comprised of clinical directors of the NIH intramural clinical research programs and other senior medical and administrative staff.

Richard O. Cannon, MD (Chair)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood InstituteElizabeth G. Nabel, M.D. June 30, 2005
Scientific Director, Clinical Research
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

David R. Rubinow, MD (Vice Chair)
National Institute of Mental Health

Frank M. Balis, MD
National Cancer Institute

James E. Balow, MD
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Marc R. Blackman, MD
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Perry J. Blackshear, MD, PhD
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Thomas C. Hart, MD
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Frederick L. Ferris, MD
National Eye Institute

William Gahl, MD
National Human Genome Research Institute

David T. George, MD
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

David K. Henderson, MD
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center

Stephen G. Kaler, MD
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

H. Clifford Lane, MD
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Michelle K. Leff, MD
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Peter Lipsky, MD
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Henry F. McFarland, MD
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Melinda Tinkle, PhD
National Institute of Nursing Research

Carter Van Waes, MD
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Eric H. Westin, MD
National Institute on Aging

Jo Anne Zujewski, MD
National Cancer Institute

Clare E. Hastings, RN, PhD
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center

Melinda Merchant, MD* (Clinical Fellow)
National Cancer Institute

Henry Masur, MD
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center

Deborah P. Merke, MD
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center

Steven A. Rosenberg, MD
National Cancer Institute

Ex Officio Members

John I. Gallin, MD
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center

Patricia A. Kvochak, JD
Office of General Counsel, NIH

Richard G. Wyatt, MD
Office of the Director, NIH

Laura M. Lee, RN (Executive Secretary)
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center

* Dr. Merchant represents the NIH Fellows Committee.

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