May 16, 2023
D.C. News | Tea Leaves
  • President Joe Biden on Monday nominated cancer specialist Dr. Monica Bertagnolli to become director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Bertagnolli is a cancer surgeon and researcher who, last fall became the first female head of the NIH’s National Cancer Institute. If confirmed by the Senate, she would become the second woman named permanent director of the NIH, one of the world’s leading biomedical research agencies. (Articles here and here)