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2013 National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Awards


Administrative Group Awards

Step-Up Web Portal Team

For the development of the Short Term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) Web Portal to improve reporting on the performance of the program.

  • Jennifer S. Curry, NIDDK
  • Debasis Goswami, NIDDK
  • Delia L. Houseal, NIDDK
  • Bijan Mashayekhi, NIDDK
  • Matthew S. White, NIDDK


Scientific/Medical Group Awards

DHHS Viral Hepatitis Research Plan Group

For outstanding contributions to the development and implementation of the DHHS Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis.

  • Edward C. Doo, NIDDK
  • Jay H. Hoofnagle, NIDDK
  • Jody L. Nurik, NIDDK
  • Averell H. Sherker, NIDDK
  • Megan E. Singh, NIDDK

The Body Weight Simulator Creators

For development of an accurate weight management tool with a positive impact on human health that is globally accessible to individuals, researchers, and policy makers.

  • Dhruva Chandramohan, NIDDK
  • Carson C. Chow, NIDDK
  • Kevin D. Hall, NIDDK

Cystic Fibrosis Program Leaders

For exceptional leadership of translational research on cystic fibrosis.

  • Susan P. Banks-Schlegel, NHLBI
  • Catherine Mckeon, NIDDK

Scientific/Medical Individual Awards

For development of cutting edge, non-invasive imaging technologies permitting drastically improved resolution and disease detection while reducing the risks to patients.

  • Ahmed M. Gharib, NIDDK

Recognition Across NIH

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


  • Robert W. Karp, NIDDK


  • Camille M. Hoover, NIDDK
  • Deborah S. Kassilke, NIDDK
  • Catherine Mckeon, NIDDK
  • Rebekah S. Rasooly, NIDDK