Dr. Childs promoted to Rear Admiral
September 29, 2015
Dr. Richard Childs has been promoted to Rear Admiral in the US Public Health Service. As a senior ranking one-star flag officer in the Commissioned Corps, he will also carry the title of Assistant Surgeon General. Dr. Childs is cited for providing the highest caliber of public health leadership.
Dr. Childs recently served as the Chief Medical Officer for the Monrovia Medical Unit (Ebola Response Team 2) in Liberia. He is currently the Clinical Director of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Division of Intramural Research, at the National Institutes of Health, and a senior investigator in the Laboratory of Transplantation Immunotherapy.
The Dean R. O'Neill Renal Cell Cancer Research Fund is proud to sponsor a dedicated research program in the laboratory of Dr. Richard Childs at the National Institutes of Health.
To watch Dr. Childs' flag promotion ceremony, please click here.
The Dean R. O'Neill Renal Cell Cancer Research Fund is a donor-advised
program under the Foundation for the National Institutes of
Health (FNIH), which is an established 501(c)(3) non-profit
charitable organization. To make a tax-deductible contribution,
you may use the FNIH
online donation form or download the donation
form and mail a check to:
Dean R. O'Neill Renal Cell Cancer Research Fund
c/o Foundation for the NIH
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814
Thank you, on behalf of the O'Neill family and all of the patients who will benefit
from your contribution.