Office of NIH History  
A Short History of the National Institutes of Health
  President Franklin D. Roosevelt  
   
  Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt 
            dedicated the new NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland in 1940.  
     
  President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the new National Institute of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland, October 30, 1940  
     
     
     
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