Director Of The NIH, Zerhouni To Step Down Next Month

September 25, 2008

The director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Elias Zerhouni, will step down from his post..... .Boston (ChattahBox) – The director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Elias Zerhouni, will step down from his post.

Zerhouni announced yesterday that he will resign as director of the NIH, a position he has held since May 2002.

He stated that he has to resign in order to be able to¬† “pursue writing projects and explore other professional opportunities.”

The NIH has been under fire recently due to potential conflicts of interest taking place.

He was appointed the position by President George W. Bush.


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