Clinical Center News
Spring 2018

Adams makes first NIH visit as 20th U.S. Surgeon General

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams tours Clinical Center with CC CEO Dr. James K. Gilman
During his first official visit to NIH, Dr. Jerome M. Adams (right), 20th United States Surgeon General, met with the NIH directors and toured the Clinical Center with Clinical Center CEO Dr. James K. Gilman (left).
 
As Surgeon General, Adams oversees the operations of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, which has approximately 6,500 uniformed health officers who serve in nearly 600 locations around the world to promote, protect and advance the health and safety of our nation and our world.
 
Adams was briefed on the initiatives and research being done at NIH and met with Clinical Center patients.