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2014 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Awards

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Group Awards

Porter Neuroscience Research Center Operational Team

For exceptional leadership in completing the Phase II of the Porter Neuroscience Research Center, from construction to operations, including relocating Scientific programs.

  • Anazette M. Andrews, OD
  • Eric T. Austin, NINDS
  • William H. Baxter, OD
  • Kimberly Blackmon, NIMH
  • Ronald D. Brown, OD
  • Josephine N. Chutta, OD
  • Romaine Cole, OD
  • Aaron B. Crawford, OD
  • Edgar F. Czarra, NINDS
  • Belinda K. Davis, NCCAM
  • Louise M. Davis, OD
  • Victoria L. Davis, OD
  • Brooke A. Davis-Ritchie, NINDS
  • Samuel A. Denny, OD
  • Rita W. Devine, NINDS
  • Patrick A. Diers, NIDCD
  • Joseph J. DifraNCIsco, NIDCD
  • Elisa J. Dubreuil, OD
  • Mark S. Edwards, NINDS
  • Yang C. Fann, NINDS
  • Karen R. Fischer, NIDCD
  • Matthew P. Funk, OD
  • Scott P. Gassen, OD
  • Lashawn C. Goodman, OD
  • Mary C. Grasson, OD
  • Gregory S. Hatch, OD
  • Susan M. Hinton, OD
  • John K. Hollingsworth, NIMH
  • Jack L. Hui, OD
  • Latoya A. Hyson, NCCAM
  • Jeffrey A. Jenkins, OD
  • Brian Y. Kim, OD
  • Frank M. Kutlak, OD
  • Maimon Levy, NEI
  • Ralph A. Lopez, NIDCD
  • Robin T. Lubbert, OD
  • Ryan C. Marshall, OD
  • James A. Mcgehee, NIDCD
  • Mark F. Miller, OD
  • Steven E. Norris, NICHD
  • James O' Malley, NINDS
  • Gregar D. Odegaarden, OD
  • Lynne E. Penn, NIDCD
  • Frank J. Piatkowski, OD
  • Rebecca J. Preston, NICHD
  • James M. Raber, NEI
  • Glenn W. Rameres, OD
  • Bryan N. Ramso, OD
  • Harriet V. Roberts, OD
  • Kenneth M. Roman, OD
  • Kenneth C. Ryland, OD
  • Robin L. Shafer, OD
  • Cyrena G. Simons, OD
  • Charles C. Smith, OD
  • Glen C. Stonebraker, OD
  • Scott M. Taylor, OD
  • Jeffrey W. Welter, OD
  • Patricia J. Williams, NIMH
  • Erika R. Wiltrout, NINDS
  • Lisa C. Young, NIMH
  • Sandra M. Young, OD


Group Awards

NIH Brain Initiative Team

For rapidly translating the recommendations of the NIH Advisory Committee to the Director into published funding announcements for 2014 funding of the President's BRAIN Initiative.

  • Olukemi O. Adetayo, OD
  • Andrea C. Beckel-Mitchener, NIMH
  • Erica L. Brown, OD
  • Cathleen L. Cooper, CSR
  • Gregory K. Farber, NIMH
  • Michelle P. Freund, NIMH
  • James W. Gnadt, NINDS
  • Steven J. Grant, NIDA
  • William J. Heetderks, NIBIB
  • Lyric A. Jorgenson, OD
  • Timothy M. Lavaute, NINDS
  • Kip A. Ludwig, NINDS
  • Felicia Shingler, OD
  • David Shurtleff, NCCAM
  • Edmund M. Talley, NINDS
  • Michelle M. Timmerman, OD
  • Tracy L. Waldeck, NIMH
  • Alan L. Willard, NINDS

Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias Planning Initiative Team

For extraordinary leadership, effort, and creativity in organizing the successful Alzheimer's Disease Related Dementia Research Challenges and Opportunities planning initiative.

  • Debra J. Babcock, NINDS
  • Sean P. Bell, NINDS
  • Roderick A. Corriveau, NINDS
  • Marian Emr, NINDS
  • Wendy R. Galpern, NINDS
  • Marsha J. Graves-Small, NINDS
  • Andrey Kuzmichev, NINDS
  • Creighton H. Phelps, NIA
  • Beth A. Sieber, NINDS
  • Nina B. Silverberg, NIA
  • Margaret L. Sutherland, NINDS
  • Christine L. Torborg, NINDS
  • Salina P. Waddy, NINDS
  • Phillip F. Wiethorn, NINDS

Recognition Across NIH

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


  • Sally R. Steinbach, NINDS


  • Marian Emr, NINDS


  • Robert M. Loughlin, NINDS
  • Mitchell S. Wainberg, NINDS


  • Walter J. Koroshetz, NINDS