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Collins to Continue As NIH Director

June 2017

On June 6, President Trump announced that Francis Collins, MD, PhD, will continue as director of the National Institutes of Health, following Collins's request to the President to do so. Collins has served as Director of the NIH since 2009. Dr. Collins is a physician-geneticist renowned for his discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the international Human Genome Project.

Last Reviewed: October 2017