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February / March 2024

President Joe Biden visits the Clinical Center to Highlight Prescription Drug Prices

U.S. President Joe Biden speaking
NIH and Clinical Center leadership and Pharmacy Department staff were in attendance for the president's remarks.

The NIH Clinical Center hosted U.S. President Joe Biden on Dec. 14, 2023 to deliver remarks on efforts to reduce the price of prescription drugs and highlight how legislation is capping prescription drug costs.

The president was joined by NIH Director Dr. Monica Bertagnolli, Clinical Center CEO Dr. James Gilman and several Clinical Center Pharmacy Department staff.

The Clinical Center frequently hosts U.S. Presidents beginning with President Harry Truman, who laid the cornerstone for the Clinical Center in June 1951. Other U.S. Presidents that have visited the Clinical Center includes Presidents Johnson, Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama.

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