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Director's Corner

Joni L. Rutter, Ph.D.
Joni L. Rutter, Ph.D.

Director’s Message

In her first message of 2023, NCATS Director Joni Rutter, Ph.D., reflects on lessons learned from NCATS’ COVID-19 activities. She highlights the importance of expanding clinical trial–ready networks, engaging diverse populations, sharing data and more.