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National Institute on Drug Abuse

Director's Report to the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse

May, 1997


Staff Highlights


Awards


Dr. Rao Rapaka, Chief of the Basic Neurobiology and Biological Systems Research Branch, DBR, was named as the 1997 recipient of the J. Michael Morrison Award, given by the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. The Morrison award is given every other year for outstanding contributions in the area of scientific administration related to research on drugs of abuse. An inscribed plaque will be presented to Dr. Rapaka at the opening plenary session of the Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be on the morning of June 15, 1997.


Dr. Alexis C. Thompson, IRP, received the 1997 Fellow's Award for Research Excellence (FARE).


Greg Agoston, IRP, received a travel award from the College on Problems of Drug Dependence to attend the 1997 Annual Meeting.


Staff Changes


On April 7, 1997, Ms. Helen Rudd joined NIDA as Secretary to the Chief, Public Information Branch, Office of Science Policy and Communications. Ms. Rudd was formerly with the NIH Clinical Center.


Ms. Janice Walden, formerly with the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, joined NIDA as chief of its Executive Secretariat on April 13, 1997.


On April 14, 1997, Ms. Robin Young joined the Office of Science Policy and Communications as Secretary to the Director. Ms. Young was formerly with the Defense Information Systems Agency.


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