Briefing by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders

Washington, DC - Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders:

NIH selects first scholars in pioneering program to enhance diversity within in-house research program

Washington, DC - Thirteen researchers have been selected for the inaugural class of the National Institutes of Health’s Distinguished Scholars Program (DSP). The NIH-wide pilot program is designed to build diversity within the NIH Intramural Research Program, comprised of NIH scientists, by facilitating hiring and career progression of tenure-track investigators who have demonstrated a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the biomedical research workforce.

President Donald J. Trump Signed S.1595 into Law

Washington, DC - On Thursday, October 25, 2018, the President signed into law:

Fighting Pain and Addiction for Veterans

Washington, DC - Last year, more than 130 Americans died each day from a drug overdose involving an opioid. Veterans are twice as likely to die of the same. But there is some good news: The Department of Veterans Affairs is a recognized leader in pain management and opioid safety, and its success in reducing the use of opioids can be emulated by other health systems through VA’s proven strategies.

The Administration’s FDA Reforms and Reduced Biopharmaceutical Drug Prices

Washington, DC - Friday, the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) released a report outlining how the Trump Administration’s policies at the Department of Health and Human Services and the Food and Drug Administration have helped decrease the prices of prescription drugs for American patients.