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2015 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Awards


Scientific/Medical Group Awards

Army Starrs Team

For exceptional commitment and leadership in support of the Army Study To Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS) across the six-year project period.

  • Susan E. Borja, NIMH
  • James D. Churchill, NIMH
  • Rebecca D. Claycamp, NIMH
  • Lisa J. Colpe, NIMH
  • Robert K. Heinssen, NIMH
  • Jane Z. Lin, NIMH
  • Jane L. Pearson, NIMH
  • Beverly A. Pringle, NIMH
  • Kevin J. Quinn, NIMH
  • Michaelle B. Scanlon, NIMH
  • Michael L. Schoenbaum, NIMH
  • Joanne B. Severe, NIMH
  • Jane A. Steinberg, NIMH
  • Philip S. Wang, NIMH


Administrative Group Awards

NIH Brain Initiative Review Team

For the invaluable contributions of the NIMH/NINDS BRAIN Initiative Review Team on the peer review of BRAIN research applications in 2014.

  • David M. Armstrong, NIMH
  • William C. Benzing, NINDS
  • Vinod D. Charles, NIMH
  • Mihaela C. Frincu, NINDS
  • Rebecca S. Garcia, NIMH
  • Megan E. Kinnane, NIMH
  • Xiang Ning Li, CSR
  • William E. Lyons, NINDS
  • David W. Miller, NIMH
  • Birgit Neuhuber, NINDS
  • Shantadurg Rajaram, NINDS
  • Raul A. Saavedra, NINDS
  • Varsha Shukla, NINDS
  • Natalia V. Strunnikova, NINDS
  • Elizabeth A. Webber, NINDS

Ruth L. Kirschstein Mentoring Award

Ruth L. Kirschstein Mentoring Award Individual Awards

For exemplary performance while demonstrating significant leadership, skill and ability in serving as a mentor.

  • Carlos A. Zarate, NIMH

Recognition Across NIH

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


  • Joseph Snow, NIMH
  • Angela C. Summers, NIMH


  • Thomas J. Burgin, NIMH
  • John S. Harris, NIMH


  • Nancy L. Desmond, NIMH


  • David M. Panchision, NIMH


  • Thomas Lehner, NIMH


  • Christopher M. Gordon, NIMH


  • David O. Black, NIMH
  • Audrey E. Thurm, NIMH


  • Kathleen C. Anderson, NIMH
  • Shelli Avenevoli, NIMH
  • Stacia R. Friedman Hill, NIMH


  • Andrea C. Beckel Mitchener, NIMH


  • Susannah M. Kamath, NIMH
  • Kathleen M. O'Leary, NIMH