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2023 National Cancer Institute (NCI) Awards

A message from Dr. Monica Bertagnolli, Former Director, National Cancer Institute (recorded September 2023)

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The Alan S. Rabson Award for Clinical Care

The Alan S. Rabson Award for Clinical Care Individual Awards

In recognition of exceptional, inspired and compassionate care of children with rare cancers and their families.

  • John Glod, NCI

Ruth L. Kirschstein Mentoring Award

Ruth L. Kirschstein Mentoring Award Individual Awards

For exemplary performance while demonstrating significant leadership, skill, and ability in serving as a mentor.

  • Deborah E. Citrin, NCI

Customer Service

Customer Service Group Awards

Metadata Software and Services Team

In recognition for restructuring NCI CBIIT metadata infrastructure and services to customer needs.

  • Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, NCI
  • Lawrence Brem, NCI
  • Justin Campany, NCI
  • Rui Chen, NCI
  • David Coates, NCI
  • Gwendolyn Deen, NCI
  • Brenda R. Duggan, NCI
  • Brenda Maeske, NCI
  • Deepali Manathara, NCI
  • Sue Pan, NCI
  • Robinette Renner, NCI
  • Jeffrey Shilling, NCI
  • Denise Warzel, NCI

Customer Service Individual Awards

For demonstrating exemplary professionalism, communication, and overall customer service to the CCR Office of Research Nursing.

  • Quanita Tyler, NCI

For exceptional service on behalf of the Center for Cancer Research.

  • Tammy J. Cole, NCI

Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders Individual Awards

For demonstrating extraordinary leadership of Clinical Operations in the NCI Center for Cancer Research.

  • Aubrey Wachter, NCI

Scientific/Medical - Clinical Care

Scientific/Medical - Clinical Care Group Awards

ASPS Trial Group

For the first trial of immunotherapy in children and adults with Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma, leading full FDA approval for the therapy in December 2022.

  • Kellie Alleyne-Mike, NCI
  • Matthew J. Boron, NCI
  • Alice Chen, NCI
  • James Doroshow, NCI
  • Katherine Ferry-Galow, NCI
  • Jared Foster, NCI
  • John Glod, NCI
  • Nancy Moore, NCI
  • Abdul Rafeh Naqash, NCI
  • Geraldine O'Sullivan Coyne, NCI
  • Ralph Parchment, NCI
  • Bhanumati Ramineni, NCI
  • Ewurakua Velega V. Roberts, NCI
  • Nita Seibel, NCI
  • Elad Sharon, NCI

NCI CCR Liver Cancer Program Team

For the establishment of the CCR Liver Cancer Program, and their pioneering efforts to utilizing personalized medicine in the prevention and treatment of liver cancer.

  • Tim Greten, NCI
  • Xin Wang, NCI

Recognition Across NIH

The following individuals are recognized as part of a group hosted by another IC.

CSR

  • Lori A. Henderson, NCI

FIC

  • Mark Parascandola, NCI
  • Marie Ricciardone, NCI

NCATS

  • Uma Mudunuri, NCI

NHLBI

  • Janelle Cortner, NCI
  • Stephen Hewitt, NCI
  • Carolyn Levine, NCI
  • Janet Valdez, NCI
  • Dana Wolff-Hughes, NCI

NIAID

  • Thomas Duvall, NCI
  • Melissa Girard, NCI
  • Charles Hofsommer, NCI
  • Scott Keasey, NCI
  • Gary Krauss, NCI
  • Connie Suders, NCI

NIBIB

  • Jillian McClain, NCI

NIDCD

  • Clint Allen, NCI

NIEHS

  • Susan Czajkowski, NCI
  • Heather D'Angelo, NCI
  • Curt Dellavalle, NCI
  • Kara Hall, NCI
  • Gila Neta, NCI

NIMH

  • Terry A. Mundell, NCI
  • Melissa Park, NCI

NIMHD

  • David A. Berrigan, NCI
  • Stephanie Land, NCI
  • April Oh, NCI

OD

  • Amanda Acevedo, NCI
  • Brenda Adjei, NCI
  • Shannon Bell, NCI
  • Anthony Dickherber, NCI
  • Maria Estrada Perez, NCI
  • Shadab Hussain, NCI
  • Andrew Kurtz, NCI
  • Troy Muhammad, NCI
  • Anu Sharman, NCI
  • Sanya Springfield, NCI
  • Tiffany Wallace, NCI