Dr. Francis Collins

Dr. Francis Collins

Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., is a physician-geneticist noted for his landmark discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the international Human Genome Project. He currently serves as Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a position to which he was appointed by President Barack Obama. In this role, Dr. Collins oversees the work of the largest supporter of biomedical research in the world, spanning the spectrum from basic to clinical research. To learn more about Dr. Collins, visit his biography page at the NIH website.

Sara Hagerty, author of Every Bitter Thing is Sweet

Being Seen by God

Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, gives an update on the coronavirus pandemic. Then, offering encouragement found in her book Unseen: The Gift of Being Hidden in a World That Loves to be Noticed, Sara Hagerty describes how we can experience God in ordinary, everday moments, and how we can find our identity in Him apart from what we do.

Responding to the Coronavirus With Faith and Common Sense

Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, shares his expert knowledge about the coronavirus pandemic, highlighting what families need to know and encouraging us all to respond to this crisis with faith and common sense.