Environmental Factor, August 2006, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
NIH and NIEHS Mourn Julius Currie
Julius Currie, a long-time grants official at NIH, died of lung cancer at the age of 72 on July 12. Currie was the Chief of the Scientific Review Branch at NIEHS from 1980-1986. He spent the remainder of his career in the Center for Scientific
Review (formerly the Division of Research Grants) as an assistant chief in the grant receipt and referral section. Currie, a native of Sanford, N.C., was a graduate of North Carolina A&T University. He earned a master's degree from Howard University and received a Ph.D. in environmental health sciences from the University of Michigan in 1971. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Mavis Kennedy Currie, two daughters, two sisters and a grandson.