FNIH Announces New President


medico Maria Freire has been appointed every bit the President of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health. medico Freire volition cause her tenure on Nov 1, 2012.

medico Freire comes to the FNIH from the Albert in addition to Mary Lasker Foundation, where she served every bit President since 2008. Prior to joining the Lasker Foundation, medico Freire served every bit President in addition to CEO of the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development from 2001 to 2008, Director of the Office of Technology Transfer at the National Institutes of Health from 1995 to 2001, in addition to led the Office of Technology Development at the University of Maryland at Baltimore in addition to the University of Maryland Baltimore County from 1989 to 1995.

The recipient of numerous awards, including the U.S.A. Department of Health in addition to Human Services Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service, The Arthur S. Flemming Award in addition to The Bayh-Dole Award, medico Freire was too awarded a Fulbright Fellowship every bit good every bit ii U.S.A. Congressional Science Fellowships.

medico Freire received her Bachelor of Science score at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia inwards Lima, Republic of Peru in addition to her PhD inwards Biophysics from the University of Virginia. She has too completed post-graduate operate inwards immunology in addition to virology at the University of Virginia in addition to the University of Tennessee, respectively.