HHS Secretary Azar visits VUMCSep. 17, 2020, 9:27 AM
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar visited VUMC Tuesday, Sept. 15, to learn more about the Medical Center’s ongoing Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trial and the convalescent plasma trial. Both studies are funded through the National Institutes of Health’s Operation Warp Speed. In the photo above, Azar and VUMC’s Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD, speak with reporters during a press conference following Azar’s visit.