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2021 Award WinnerTara N. Palmore

CC (Clinical Center)


Scientific/Medical Individual Awards

For serving tirelessly as a dedicated epidemiologist, physician, scientist, and institutional leader during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.


Administrative Group Awards

Critical Care COVID-19 Transport Team

In recognition for the development of air and ground transport procedures for Critical Care COVID-19 patients coming to the NIH Clinical Center.

NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)


Scientific/Medical Group Awards

COVID-19 Outbreak Response Team

For volunteering to provide in-house 24/7 clinical coverage of COVID-19 patients and PUIs in the Special Clinical Studies Unit and 5SE/N Nursing Units.

OD (Office of the Director)


Scientific/Medical Group Awards

COVID-19 Contact Investigations Team

For tireless efforts to conduct swift and excellent contact tracing for all cases of COVID-19 in the NIH staff population.

COVID-19 Positive Result Team

For exceptional compassion and dedication in support of over 1,000 COVID-diagnosed NIH staff members and guiding them to a safe return to work.