New HRSA Administrator Starts


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