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2018 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Awards

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Ruth L. Kirschstein Mentoring Award

Individual Awards

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

  • Nancy L. Desmond, NIMH


Group Awards

Mental Health Across The Lifespan Initiative Coordinating Team

For recognizing and meeting mental health information needs in underserved communities through collaboration in developing the "Mental Health Across the Lifespan Initiative".

  • Phyllis M. Ampofo, NIMH
  • Triesta M. Fowler-Lee, NICHD
  • Leshawndra N. Price, NHLBI


Group Awards

NIH Distressed Trainee Work Group

For special recognition of the initiative, creativity, and far-reaching effectiveness of the NIH Work Group on behalf of intramural trainees in distress.

  • Kathleen E. Adib-Samiy, NIMH
  • Heike Bailin, OD
  • Eva Chen, OD
  • Janet Clark, NIMH
  • Brenda R. Hanning, NICHD
  • Jessica E. Hawkins, OD
  • Robert M. Lembo, CC
  • Sharon Milgram, OD
  • Janelle Moore, OD
  • Maryland Pao, NIMH
  • James Schmitt, OD
  • David M. Schneeweis, NEI
  • Michael J. Sheridan, OD
  • Megan Skidmore, OD
  • Deborah J. Snyder, NIMH

Recognition Across NIH

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


  • Beverly Pringle, NIMH


  • Eve Reider, NIMH


  • Tara Dutka, NIMH
  • Thomas Lehner, NIMH
  • Geetha Senthil, NIMH


  • Nitin Gogtay, NIMH
  • David M. Panchision, NIMH


  • Denise M. Juliano Bult, NIMH
  • David M. Panchision, NIMH


  • Jamie Driscoll, NIMH
  • Enrique L. Michelotti, NIMH


  • Zieta M. Charles, NIMH
  • Lisa D. Cox, NIMH
  • Yolanda C. Green, NIMH
  • Ann D. Huston, NIMH
  • Kristin R. Meredith, NIMH
  • Tonya Scott, NIMH