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2023 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Awards

A message from Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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Administrative

Administrative Group Awards

NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel Team

For unprecedented rapid development of the NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines, an evidence-based guidance for clinicians caring for patients with COVID-19.

  • Pamela Belperio, NIAID
  • Allison Bohac, NIAID
  • Sarita Boyd, NIAID
  • John T. Brooks, NIAID
  • Timothy Burgess, NIAID
  • Jane Colilla, NCCIH
  • Page Crew, NIAID
  • Demetre Daskalakis, NIAID
  • Richard Davey, NIAID
  • Laurie Doepel, NIAID
  • Derek Eisnor, NIAID
  • Joseph Francis, NIAID
  • Jomy George, NIAID
  • Alison Han, CC
  • Elizabeth Higgs, NIAID
  • Safia Kuriakose, NIAID
  • Henry Lane, NIAID
  • Andrea Lerner, NIAID
  • Claire Lund, NIAID
  • Henry Masur, CC
  • Martha C. Nason, NIAID
  • Alice K. Pau, NIAID
  • Michael A. Proschan, NIAID
  • Renee Ridzon, NIAID
  • Marylu Schaffhauser, NIAID
  • Nitin Seam, CC
  • Virginia Sheikh, NIAID
  • Kanal Singh, NIAID
  • Tim M. Uyeki, NIAID

The Enterprise Content Management System @ NIH Team

In recognition of the ECM@NIH programs contributions towards increased automation and digital transformation of enterprise-wide business processes achieved through building and delivering electronic workflow solutions.

  • Nazia Abbas, NIAID
  • Emily Ballou, OD
  • Timia Bennett, NIAID
  • Robert Butler, NIAID
  • Joseph Croghan, NIAID
  • Jayson Cuason, NIAID
  • Jessica Cullen, NIAAA
  • William Davis, OD
  • Nathan Drunsic, OD
  • Matthew A. Eisenberg, NIAID
  • Lauren Gonzales, OD
  • Laura Lacy, NIAID
  • Dyung V. Le, OD
  • Gerald Mineghino, OD
  • Jorge Montalvo-Rodriguez, NIAID
  • Nana Osafo-Mensah, NIAID
  • Vishal Pandey, NIAID
  • Alexander I. Rosenthal, NIAID
  • Jamshid Saadvandi, NIAID
  • Edom Seifu, NICHD
  • Reema Shah, NIAID
  • Waquita S. Smith, NIAID
  • Margaret Straubinger, OD
  • Michael Tartakovsky, NIAID
  • Kinnari Thaker, NIAID
  • Jean Wartonick, OD

COVID-19 Spike Protein Licensing Team

For successfully negotiating landmark license agreements for NIAID's spike protein patents with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to accelerate pandemic response worldwide.

  • Dale Berkley, OD
  • Sabarni Chatterjee, NIAID
  • Steven Ferguson, OD
  • Anna V. Ganelina, NIAID
  • Benjamin Hurley, NIAID
  • Daniel Lee, OD
  • Haiqing Li, NIAID
  • Charlene S. Maddox, OD
  • Michael Mowatt, NIAID
  • Amy Petrik, NIAID
  • Karen Rogers, OD
  • Carol A. Salata, NIAID
  • Karen Surabian, NHLBI
  • Surekha Vathyam, NIAID
  • Summer Young, OD

Workplace Flexibility Agreement System; ECM@NIH Team

In recognition of the impact that the Workplace Flexibility Agreement System (WFAS) has had towards NIH's overall compliance with the HHS Workplace Flexibility Policy.

  • Nazia Abbas, NIAID
  • Colleen Boyd, NIAID
  • Jayson Cuason, NIAID
  • Matthew A. Eisenberg, NIAID
  • Kristen Gehlhaus, NIAID
  • Nisha George, NIAID
  • Jill R. Harper, NIAID
  • Tonia D. Lee, NIAID
  • Lindsey McGrew-Bloom, NIAID
  • Mahesh Pinnamaneni, NIAID
  • Jamshid Saadvandi, NIAID
  • Reema Shah, NIAID
  • Waquita S. Smith, NIAID
  • Karen Solomon, NIAID
  • Ravi Sankar Yalaga, NIAID

Customer Service

Customer Service Group Awards

electronic Reviewer Support System (eRSS) Help Desk Team

For demonstrating exemplary customer service values and qualities to internal and external users while serving as the eRSS Help Desk supporting NIH contract review.

  • Kiran Deepti Anchala Raga, NIAID
  • Kismat Bains, NIAID
  • Deepak Bhardwaj, NIAID
  • Caitlin Brennan, NIAID
  • Rachael Eastwood, NIAID
  • Tara Giambrone, NIAID
  • Kevin Lam, NIAID
  • Jennifer Meyers, NIAID
  • Loi Nguyen, NIAID
  • Vinay Panjabi, NIAID
  • Tracy Shahan, NIAID

Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders Individual Awards

For emerging leadership in the fields of epidemiology and data management.

  • Emily Ricotta, NIAID

For outstanding leadership in optimization of faculty recruitment at the NIAID and NIH, including commitment to and application of DEIA principles and best practices.

  • Sarah Cavanaugh, NIAID

Scientific/Medical - Clinical Care

Scientific/Medical - Clinical Care Group Awards

NIAID Centralized Sequencing Program Team

In recognition of making genomics a standardized part of clinical care and catalyzing research.

  • Breanna Beers, NIAID
  • Adrienne Borges, NIAID
  • Sophie Byers, NIAID
  • Ekaterina Damskey, NIAID
  • Nicole Gentile, NIAID
  • Rajarshi Ghosh, NIAID
  • Rachel Gore, NIAID
  • Colleen Jodarski, NIAID
  • Michael Kamen, NIAID
  • Katie Lewis, NIAID
  • Halyn Orellana, NIAID
  • Nadjalisse Reynolds-Lallement, NIAID
  • Bryce Seifert, NIAID
  • Morgan Similuk, NIAID
  • Magdalena Walkiewicz-Yvon, NIAID
  • Jia Yan, NIAID

Scientific/Medical - Clinical Care Individual Awards

For scientific and medical excellence and the outstanding, compassionate care for patients and those who love them.

  • Raphaela T. Goldbach-Mansky, NIAID

Scientific/Medical - Research

Scientific/Medical - Research Group Awards

Prion Structure Team

For solving the first structures of infectious PrP prions.

  • Efrosini Artikis, NIAID
  • Byron W. Caughey, NIAID
  • Bryan T. Hansen, NIAID
  • Forrest Hoyt, NIAID
  • Andrew G. Hughson, NIAID
  • Brent L. Race, NIAID
  • Cindi Schwartz, NIAID

Mali Malaria Monoclonal Antibody Team

For outstanding efforts to rapidly discern the safety and efficacy of an anti-malaria monoclonal antibody, CIS43LS, from a Phase 2 clinical trial in Mali.

  • William Adams, NIAID
  • Kevin Carlton, NIAID
  • Robin Carroll, NIAID
  • Mike Castro, NIAID
  • Hyeseon Cho, NIAID
  • Hamidou Cisse, NIAID
  • Peter D. Crompton, NIAID
  • Barbara J. Flynn, NIAID
  • Sara Healy, NIAID
  • Zonghui Hu, NIAID
  • Azza Idris, NIAID
  • Julie H. Kim, NIAID
  • Shanping Li, NIAID
  • Chien Li Lin, NIAID
  • Kwang Huei Low, NIAID
  • Allen Mueller Jr., NIAID
  • Sandeep Narpala, NIAID
  • Mary Peterson, NIAID
  • Anne Preston, NIAID
  • Robert Seder, NIAID
  • Leonid Serebryannyy, NIAID
  • Jeffrey Skinner, NIAID
  • Shinyi Telscher, NIAID

Mpox Research LV/RTB/RMVB Team

In recognition of the exceptional and rapid response to the 2022 MonkeyPox outbreak.

  • Sophia Antonioli-Schmit, NIAID
  • Sarah L. Anzick, NIAID
  • Brandon Bailes, NIAID
  • Daniel Bruno, NIAID
  • Aaron B. Carmody, NIAID
  • Richard Cole, NIAID
  • Lydia D. Crawford, NIAID
  • Sanchita Das, CC
  • Friederike Feldmann, NIAID
  • Heinrich Feldmann, NIAID
  • Elizabeth R. Fischer, NIAID
  • Robert J. Fischer, NIAID
  • Shane Gallogly, NIAID
  • Elaine Haddock, NIAID
  • Laina Hall, NIAID
  • Lisa Heaney, NIAID
  • Corey Henderson, NIAID
  • Anita Hewitt, NIAID
  • Michael Jones, NIAID
  • Ryan Kissinger, NIAID
  • Skyler Kuhn, NIAID
  • Maarit Kutzleben, NIAID
  • Claude Yinda Y. Kwe, NIAID
  • Justin Lack, NIAID
  • Matthew Lewis, NIAID
  • Taylor Lippincott, NIAID
  • Raymond Long, NIAID
  • Tessa Lutterman, NIAID
  • Craig Martens, NIAID
  • Kay R. Menk, NIAID
  • Anita Mora, NIAID
  • Vincent Munster, NIAID
  • Lara M. Myers, NIAID
  • Atsushi Okumura, NIAID
  • Julia Port, NIAID
  • Jessica Prado-Smith, NIAID
  • Jade Riopelle, NIAID
  • Kyle Rosenke, NIAID
  • Rebecca A. Rosenke, NIAID
  • Greg Saturday, NIAID
  • Paul Schaughency, NIAID
  • Jonathan Schulz, NIAID
  • Carl Shaia, NIAID
  • William L. Shupert, NIAID
  • Brian Smith, NIAID
  • Samuel Smith, NIAID
  • Neeltje Van Doremalen, NIAID
  • Visnouka Vann, CC
  • Zachary Weishampel, NIAID
  • Jung-Ho Youn, CC

SARS-CoV-2 Assessment of Viral Evolution (SAVE) Program Group

In recognition of significant contributions to the real-time assessment of emerging SARS-CoV-2 mutations that could impact transmissibility, virulence, and susceptibility to infection or vaccine-induced immunity.

  • James Brister, NLM
  • Liliana L. Brown, NIAID
  • Nicole Doria-Rose, NIAID
  • Daniel Douek, NIAID
  • Ann Eakin, NIAID
  • William Florence, NIAID
  • Elodie Ghedin, NIAID
  • Jennifer Gordon, NIAID
  • Lisa E. Hensley, NIAID
  • Michael Holbrook, NIAID
  • Katherine Johnson, NIAID
  • Leah Katzelnick, NIAID
  • Richard A. Koup, NIAID
  • Mary Lane, NIAID
  • Milton Maciel Jr., NIAID
  • Punam Mathur, NIAID
  • Vincent Munster, NIAID
  • Tung Nguyen, NIAID
  • Diane Post, NIAID
  • Pierce Radecki, NIAID
  • Paul Roberts, NIAID
  • Robert Seder, NIAID
  • Reed Shabman, NIAID
  • Erik Stemmy, NIAID
  • Kimberly Stemple, NIAID
  • Danielle Wagner, NIAID
  • Lingshu Wang, NIAID

Mpox Intradermal Vaccine EUA and Study Team

For rapid submission of the Emergency Use Authorization request that permitted Mpox vaccine to be given intradermally, and the rapid development and implementation clinical trial.

  • Elizabeth Akoth, NIAID
  • Janice Arega, NIAID
  • Joy Beeler, NIAID
  • John Beigel, NIAID
  • Leigh Blackmon, NIAID
  • Aroussiak Bowen, NIAID
  • Mark Challberg, NIAID
  • Audria Crowder, NIAID
  • Richard Davey, NIAID
  • Walla L. Dempsey, NIAID
  • Thomas Duvall, NCI
  • Vanessa Eccard-Koons, NIAID
  • Theresa Engel, NIAID
  • Onyinye Erondu, NIAID
  • Nick Foto, NIAID
  • Lisa Giebeig, NIAID
  • Melissa Girard, NCI
  • Caleb Griffith, NIAID
  • Theresa Hatcher, NIAID
  • Judith Hewitt, NIAID
  • Charles Hofsommer, NCI
  • Lisa Hoopengardner, NIAID
  • Lei Huang, NIAID
  • Robbie Kattappuram, CC
  • Scott Keasey, NCI
  • Francis J. Kenny, NIAID
  • Ahsen Khan, NIAID
  • Hyung Mo. Koo, NIAID
  • Gary Krauss, NCI
  • Janet Lathey, NIAID
  • Marina Lee, NIAID
  • Andrea Lerner, NIAID
  • Jonathan Marchand, NIAID
  • Lily Martin, NIAID
  • Wendi McDonald, NIAID
  • Jorge Mejia-Galvis, NIAID
  • Aya Nakamura, NIAID
  • Seema Nayak, NIAID
  • Michaela Nelson, NIAID
  • Carol Ostrye, NIAID
  • Seemi Patel, NIAID
  • Elisa J. Sindall, NIAID
  • Danae Stitely, NIAID
  • Connie Suders, NCI
  • Kay Tomashek, NIAID
  • Jocelyn Voell, NIAID
  • Alyssa Werner, NIAID
  • Michelle Wildman, NIAID
  • Tammy Yokum, NIAID

Scientific/Medical - Research Individual Awards

In recognition of his leadership in establishing a safe and productive shared-use high-containment virology resource during a public health emergency.

  • Reed F. Johnson, NIAID

For broadly neutralizing antibodies target the coronavirus fusion peptide. Science 377, 728735 (2022).

  • Joshua Hoong Yu Tan, NIAID

For building a vibrant research program at NIAID's ICER site in Cambodia and supporting NIH's leadership at the forefront of emerging infectious diseases in Southeast-Asia.

  • Jessica Manning, NIAID

Recognition Across NIH

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

NCATS

  • Jackie Collins, NIAID

NHLBI

  • Hans Ackerman, NIAID
  • Joseph Breen, NIAID
  • Katherine Donbeck, NIAID

NIEHS

  • Adriana Costero-Saint Denis, NIAID
  • Beverly Hall, NIAID

NIMH

  • Robert T. Kirker, NIAID

NIMHD

  • Leshawndra Price, NIAID

NINDS

  • Betty Poon, NIAID

OD

  • Ian Myles, NIAID
  • Leshawndra Price, NIAID