Friend Spotlight: Dr. Christine Grady

While our focus is on patients and their families, we also celebrate the many faces and names around the NIH community who help contribute to research and discovery for the future. This month, we had a chance to speak to Dr. Christine Grady, who currently serves as the chair of the Department of Bioethics at […]

A ‘Sweet’ Partnership: Friends@NIH + SuiteAmerica

A Sweet Partnership: Friends@NIH and SuiteAmerica At Friends@NIH, a big part of what drives us is finding new and creative ways to support patients and their role in fulfilling the research efforts at the NIH. One common challenge is finding housing that is both comfortable for patients and their families during a very difficult time, […]

Friends Spotlight: Get to Know Dr. Lori Wiener

This month, Friends@NIH had the chance to sit down and chat with Dr. Lori Wiener, co-chair of the Behavioral Health Core at the NIH where she coordinates the Psychosocial Support and Research Program within the Pediatric Oncology Branch. Dr. Wiener provides counseling to the children, family members, siblings, donors, adolescents and young adults who are […]

Supporting patients at the NIH

At Friends@NIH, our mission is focused on supporting patients, their rights and their families while they receive treatments at the NIH. But we are passionate about rights and quality of living (and dying) for patients no matter where they are being treated. We are proud to be one small part of a vast network of healthcare researchers […]

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