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Senate confirms former Vivli External Advisory Committee member as Director of the National Institutes of Health

Vivli enthusiastically congratulates Dr. Monica Bertagnolli on her recent confirmation as Director of the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Bertagnolli will become the second woman to lead the NIH on a permanent basis. Previously, Bertagnolli served as Director of the National Cancer Institute and has served as the Richard E. Wilson Professor of Surgery in the field of surgical oncology at Harvard Medical School, a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and a member of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment and Sarcoma Centers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Bertagnolli has also served as a long-time member on the Vivli External Advisory Committee.

“We are thrilled to hear of Dr. Monica Bertagnolli’s confirmation to such an impactful role. We wish her every success and look forward to witnessing her continued achievements,” said Rebecca Li, CEO.

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