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Collection NIH Directors
Title Dr. Bernadine Healy
Caption Dr. Bernadine Healy
Description Dr. Bernadine Healy was the first woman director appointed as NIH Director. She served as director from 1991 until 1993. As NIH Director she launched the NIH Women’s Health Initiative in 1991 which was designed to study the diseases that affect women. Dr. Healy also established the Shannon Award which was designed to foster biomedical research.Dr. Healy received her medical degree in 1970 from Harvard Medical School and specialized in cardiovascular research and medicine.
Accession number 1059-Ph
Number of images 1
Catalog Number 1059
Photographer Unknown
Place Bethesda, MD
Source Unknown
Year Range from 1990
Year Range to 1999
Organizations NIH; NHLBI, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology
NIH; OD (Office of the Director)
Other number 1059
People Healy, Bernadine