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Scrapbook of Photos 1948 - 2013

Here are a few photos that reflect our history.

An artist's 1948 sketch of the NIH Clinical Center
An artist's rendering of the Clinical Center, 1948
Visiting Officials of the Clinical Center
Oveta Culp Hobby, soon to be designated Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, visiting the Clinical Center building on April 6, 1953. With her are (l. to r.) CC Director John A. Trautman, Surgeon General Leonard A. Scheele, and NIH Director William H. Sebrell (Courtesy of Parklawn Library, Public Health Service)
President Harry S. Truman, Oscar R. Ewing and others
President Harry S. Truman at the laying of the cornerstone for the Clinical Center
Charles Meredith, the first patient admitted to the Clinical Center, with nurses
First admitted patient, 1953
Dr. Jack Masur
Dr. Jack Masur, first director of the Clinical Center, set out to create new professional standards and to optimize patient care in the emerging world of scientific medicine
Ambulatory Care Research Facility
Ambulatory Care Research Facility, dedicated 1981
Safra Family Lodge
Safra Family Lodge, opened 2005
doctors and surgeons
Intraoperative MRI 2006
patient walking with therapist
Gait Laboratory, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, 2006
Therapy dog and patient
Therapy dog visits patient, 2007
A photo of the ribbon cutting for Metabolic Clinical Research Unit
Ribbon Cutting, Metabolic Unit, 2007. Shown from left are Dr. Griffin Rodgers, NIDDK director, CC Director Dr. John I. Gallin, Dr. Marvin Gershengorn and Dr. Monica Skarulis, NIDDK senior researchers, Dr. Michael Gottesman, NIH deputy director for Intramural Research, and Dr. Elias A. Zerhouni, NIH director
Dr. Gallin accepting Lasker~Bloomberg Award
Clinical Center wins Lasker award, September 2011. Shown from left are Maria Freire, Lasker Foundation president, Dr. John I. Gallin, CC director, Michael Bloomberg, New York City Mayor and the award's namesake, Alfred Sommer, Lasker Foundation chair, and Dr. Harvey Fineberg, Institute of Medicine president and chair of the 2011 Lasker Foundation Public Service Award Committee
Sibling Day group
Sibling Day acknowledges the important role of brothers and sister of the Clinical Center's younger patients, 2011
John O' Hurley, Dr. Francis Collins, and Dr. Diane Damiano
Actor and Dancing with the Stars TV Show champion John O' Hurley demonstrates capabilities of equipment in the Clinical Movement and Analysis Laboratory with NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and Rehabilitation Medicine's Dr. Diane Damiano during the Celebration of Science event organized by the Milken Institute of FasterCures

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