Barbara Alving has been named director of the National Center for Research Resources, part of the National Institutes of Health, the NIH said last week.
Alving has served as acting director of the NCRR since 2005. She has worked as a public health officer for the US Food and Drug Administration on the NIH campus, has been the chief of the Department of Hematology and Vascular Biology at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, was chief of the Department of Hematology and Oncology at the Washington Hospital Center, and was a director of the Division of Blood Diseases and Resources at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Alving also is a professor of medicine at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, and has been a member of various committees on hematology
BioTrove has named Gregory Critchfield to its board of directors. Critchfield is president of Myriad Genetic Laboratories, a subsidiary of Myriad Genetics, a position he has held since 1998. Previously, he was senior vice president and chief medical and scientific officer of Quest Diagnostics.