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2023 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Awards

A message from Dr. Gary Gibbons, Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

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Administrative

Administrative Group Awards

Vascular Diagnostics Center Team

For establishing the first Vascular Diagnostics Center of its kind at the NIH.

  • Julie Abraham, NHLBI
  • Hans Ackerman, NIAID
  • Marcelo Amar, NHLBI
  • Alyson Bennington, CC
  • Manfred Boehm, NHLBI
  • Alessandra Brofferio, NHLBI
  • Amy Bundt, NHLBI
  • Marta Cardenas, NHLBI
  • Seth Carlson, CC
  • Katherine Carney, NHLBI
  • Gregg Cohen, CC
  • Bretagne Cowling, NHLBI
  • Cornelia Cudrici, NHLBI
  • Ronald Declerck, CC
  • Julie Erb-Alvarez, NHLBI
  • Elisa Ferrante Brenlla, NHLBI
  • Anthony R. Fletcher, NHLBI
  • Mary Jo Godwin, CC
  • Sara Hauffe, NHLBI
  • Brian Hill, NICHD
  • Rebecca D. Huffstutler, NHLBI
  • Elizabeth Jones, NHLBI
  • Karen Kaczorowski, CC
  • Yogendra M. Kanthi, NHLBI
  • Susan Kasun, CC
  • Robert J. Klosowski, NHLBI
  • Beth A. Kozel, NHLBI
  • Silvana Lavado, OD
  • Alexander Ling, CC
  • Liz Murray, NHLBI
  • Christopher Postek, OD
  • Sarah Powers, NHLBI
  • Jeanne Preuss, CC
  • Timothy Quang, NICHD
  • Neelam Raja, NHLBI
  • Scott Rhodes, NHLBI
  • Douglas Rosing, NHLBI
  • Katherine Roskom, NHLBI
  • Adam Schiffenbauer, NIEHS
  • Kevin P. Smith, CC
  • Diane Tate-Whatley, CC
  • Bernard Toney, NHLBI
  • Janet Valdez, NCI
  • Ingrid Vasquez, NHLBI
  • Andrew Zink, NHLBI

Customer Service

Customer Service Group Awards

Small Business Diversity Enhancement Group

For outstanding collaboration to fund and evaluate programs designed to engage and support diverse innovators and underserved companies in the NHLBI small business portfolio.

  • Julia Berzhanskaya, NHLBI
  • Stephanie Davis, NHLBI
  • Jain Krotz, NHLBI
  • Yasamin P. Moghadam, NHLBI
  • Nathan Newton, NHLBI
  • Kathleen Rousche, NHLBI

Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders Individual Awards

For exemplary performance while demonstrating outstanding leadership, critical thinking, and communication in leading NHLBIs workplace flexibilities program.

  • Kelly Medcalf, NHLBI

Scientific/Medical - Clinical Care

Scientific/Medical - Clinical Care Group Awards

HeartShare AMP Team

For exemplary teamwork in launching a program for large-scale analysis of phenotypic data, images, and omics from patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

  • Tony Creazzo, NHLBI
  • Patrice Desvigne Nickens, NHLBI
  • Chantal Falade, NHLBI
  • Yi-Ping Fu, NIA
  • David Goff, NHLBI
  • Meagan Grant, NHLBI
  • Jacqueline A. Hall, NHLBI
  • Tania Kamphaus, OD
  • Cheryl Kassed, NHLBI
  • Sweta Ladwa, NHLBI
  • Xiao-Zhong J. Luo, NHLBI
  • Tawana A. McKeither, NHLBI
  • Megan S. Mitchell, NICHD
  • Lynette Nguyen, OD
  • Gail D. Pearson, NHLBI
  • Dana Phares, NHLBI
  • Harina Raja, OD
  • Vandana S. Sachdev, NHLBI
  • Alastair Thomson, NHLBI
  • Emily Tinsley, NHLBI
  • Renee P. Wong, NHLBI
  • Jacqueline Wright, NHLBI

Scientific/Medical - Research

Scientific/Medical - Research Group Awards

RECOVER Team

For outstanding dedication and leadership in implementing and overseeing the NIH Researching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) Initiative.

  • Gabriel Anaya, NHLBI
  • Hillary Archer, NHLBI
  • Audie Atienza, NCATS
  • Lawrence Baizer, NHLBI
  • Lisa Berdan, NHLBI
  • Joseph Breen, NIAID
  • Denis Buxton, NHLBI
  • Ryan Calabrese, NINDS
  • Brandon Carter, NHLBI
  • Amanda Casper, NHLBI
  • Jue Chen, NHLBI
  • Sue Chen, NIMH
  • Ana Choban, NHLBI
  • Janet Choy, NHLBI
  • Sean Coady, NHLBI
  • Janelle Cortner, NCI
  • Sandeep Dayal, NHLBI
  • Katherine Donbeck, NIAID
  • Gayathri J. Dowling, NIDA
  • Maddie Dugan, NHLBI
  • Noble Dzakpasu, NHLBI
  • Melody A. Earle, NHLBI
  • Raymond Ebert, NHLBI
  • John Evermann, NHLBI
  • Maureen Falvella, OD
  • Joshua Fessel, NCATS
  • Jerome Fleg, NHLBI
  • Sreeni Gadila, NHLBI
  • Alissa Gallagher, NINDS
  • Kenneth Gersing, NCATS
  • David Goff, NHLBI
  • Christian Gomez, NHLBI
  • Susan Gregurick, OD
  • Mary Groesch, NHLBI
  • Karen Gruebnau, NHLBI
  • Zebulon Hall, NHLBI
  • Kevin Heath, NHLBI
  • Chris Heizer, NHLBI
  • Kate Heninger, NHLBI
  • Stephen Hewitt, NCI
  • Larry Holt, NHLBI
  • Erin J. Iturriaga, NHLBI
  • Alexander Kang, NHLBI
  • Bill Kapogiannis, NICHD
  • Barbara Karp, NINDS
  • Michael G. Kurilla, NCATS
  • Marrah Lachowicz-Scroggins, NHLBI
  • Sweta Ladwa, NHLBI
  • Robin Latham, NIGMS
  • Carolyn Levine, NCI
  • Lisa Longacre, NHLBI
  • Christopher Lunt, OD
  • Sean McGurn, NHLBI
  • Barbara McMakin, NINDS
  • Samuel Michael, NCATS
  • Dina Mikdadi, NHLBI
  • Donald Milliken, NHLBI
  • Nuala Moore Lynch, NHLBI
  • Nakeea Neischer, NHLBI
  • Brian O'Connor, NHGRI
  • Kathleen O'Sullivan, NHLBI
  • Michelle M. Olive, NHLBI
  • Hiromi Ono, NHLBI
  • Vivian Ota Wang, OD
  • Amy Patterson, NHLBI
  • Gail D. Pearson, NHLBI
  • Laurence Pitsenberger, NHLBI
  • Lisa Postow, NHLBI
  • Antonello Punturieri, NHLBI
  • Yves D. Rosenberg, NHLBI
  • Quinton Ross, NHLBI
  • Benjamin Sakovich, NHLBI
  • Lumy Sawaki-Adams, NINDS
  • Allan Shipp, NHLBI
  • Natalie Springmeyer, NHLBI
  • Barsanti Teresa, NHLBI
  • Norbert Weber, NHLBI
  • Gail Weinmann, NHLBI
  • Glenn Wilson, NHLBI
  • Dana Wolff-Hughes, NCI
  • Clinton Wright, NINDS

Recognition Across NIH

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

CSR

  • Laura K. Moen, NHLBI

FIC

  • Chandima De Abrew Rajapakse, NHLBI
  • Makeda Williams, NHLBI

NIAID

  • Karen Surabian, NHLBI

NIBIB

  • Regina M. Bures, NHLBI
  • Roxane Burkett, NHLBI
  • Zipora Chepkoit, NHLBI
  • Allison Cristman, NHLBI
  • Andrew Dinh, NHLBI
  • Ilana Goldberg, NHLBI
  • Brittany May, NHLBI
  • Melanie Peel, NHLBI

NIEHS

  • Regina M. Bures, NHLBI
  • Sandeep Dayal, NHLBI
  • Chandima De Abrew Rajapakse, NHLBI
  • Lawrence J. Fine, NHLBI
  • Nuala Moore Lynch, NHLBI

NIMHD

  • Alison Brown, NHLBI
  • Nishadi Rajapakse, NHLBI
  • Nicole Redmond, NHLBI
  • Xinzhi Zhang, NHLBI

NINDS

  • Allison Gillaspy, NHLBI
  • Marrah Lachowicz-Scroggins, NHLBI
  • Pankaj Qasba, NHLBI

OD

  • Alison Brown, NHLBI
  • Jue Chen, NHLBI
  • Zorina Galis, NHLBI
  • Erin J. Iturriaga, NHLBI
  • Leah R. Miller, NHLBI
  • Donald Milliken, NHLBI
  • Dina Paltoo, NHLBI
  • Chengyuan Press, NHLBI
  • Nicole Redmond, NHLBI
  • Asif M. Rizwan, NHLBI
  • Alastair Thomson, NHLBI
  • Wayne Wang, NHLBI
  • Xinzhi Zhang, NHLBI