Clinical Center News
Spring 2018

U.S. Navy Captain Pius Aiyelawo joins Clinical Center as chief operating officer

Pius Aiyelawo swearing into the Senior Executive Service with Dr. Lawrence Tabak
Pius Aiyelawo, Clinical Center chief operating officer, (left) was sworn into the Senior Executive Service, by Dr. Lawrence Tabak, NIH principal deputy director.

In April, retired U.S. Navy Captain Pius Aiyelawo joined the Clinical Center as the chief operating officer. Aiyelawo is the first COO to oversee clinical areas in addition to the administrative side.

"Pius's tremendous healthcare leadership experience is matched only by a positive energy and spirit that will inspire both patients and staff," said Dr. Jim Gilman, Clinical Center CEO.

Aiyelawo has held senior leadership positions in hospitals and large medical research programs throughout a distinguished military career spanning over 27 years.

View the news release on Aiyelawo's arrival.