Directors of the National
Institutes of Health

 

Name Date of Birth Dates of Office
   

From

To

Joseph J. Kinyoun Nov. 25, 1860 Aug. 1887 Apr. 30, 18991
Milton J. Rosenau Jan. 1, 1869 May 1, 1899 Sept. 30, 1909
John F. Anderson Mar. 14, 1873 Oct. 1, 1909 Nov. 19, 1915
George W. McCoy June 4, 1876 Nov. 20, 1915 May 25, 1930
    May 26, 1930 Jan. 31, 19372
Lewis R. Thompson Aug. 6, 1883 Feb. 1, 1937 Jan. 31, 1942
Rolla E. Dyer Nov. 4, 1886 Feb. 1, 1942 June 15, 1948
    June 16, 1948 Sept. 30, 19503
William H. Sebrell, Jr. Sept. 11, 1901 Oct. 1, 1950 July 31, 1955
James A. Shannon Aug. 9, 1904 Aug. 1, 1955 Aug. 31, 1968
Robert Q. Marston Feb. 12, 1923 Sept. 1, 1968 Jan. 21, 1973
Robert S. Stone Feb. 10, 1922 May 29, 1973 Jan. 31, 1975
Donald S. Fredrickson Aug. 8, 1924 July 1, 1975 June 30, 1981
James B. Wyngaarden Oct. 19, 1924 Apr. 29, 1982 July 31, 1989
Bernadine Healy Aug. 2, 1944 Apr. 9, 1991 June 30, 1993
Harold E. Varmus Dec. 18, 1939 Nov. 23, 1993  
1 Director, Hygienic Laboratory
2 National Institutes of Health
3 National Institutes of Health