New HRSA Administrator Starts

 

Today George Sigounas, MS, PhD was announced as the new HRSA Administrator, effective immediately.  Dr. Sigounas comes from East Carolina University, where he is a professor of Internal Medicine.  Dr. Sigounas completed a post-doctoral fellowship at NIH, and his research interests include stem cells, cancer-initiating cells, and bone marrow transplants.  With Dr. Sigounas’ arrival, Jim Macrae returns to his position as Administrator of HRSA’s Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC), and Tonya Bowers returns to her position as Deputy BPHC Administrator.