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2012 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Awards


Scientific/Medical Individual Awards

In recognition of superior vision and leadership of the Management of Myelomeningocele Study (MOMS), in which in utero repair improved outcomes for spina bifida infants.

  • Catherine Y. Spong, NICHD

For outstanding contributions in the understanding of metabolic disorders of iron metabolism.

  • Tracey A. Rouault, NICHD


Administrative Individual Awards

For her leadership of the Red Carpet Program in support of the NIH mission.

  • Brenda R. Hanning, NICHD

Recognition Across NIH

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


  • Mary L. Oster Granite, NICHD


  • Alice S. Kau, NICHD
  • Ljubisa N. Vitkovic, NICHD


  • Zhaoxia Ren, NICHD


  • Layla E. Esposito, NICHD
  • Regina S. James, NICHD
  • Susan F. Newcomer, NICHD
  • Mona J. Rowe, NICHD
  • Elizabeth J. Wehr, NICHD