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2019 Clinical Center (CC) 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.

  • Nils Lonnerdal, CC


Group Awards

Clinical Center Code Yellow Leadership Team

For exceptional, dedicated and creative clinical and operational leadership during the Code Yellow brought about by the flooding of the ACRF.

  • Diane Aker, CC
  • Michele Evans, CC
  • Karen Kaczorowski, CC
  • Gwenyth R. Wallen, CC

Hospice Unit Establishment Team

For the work done over the past two years to create and open a dedicated hospice unit at the Clinical Center.

  • Joan F. Aaron, CC
  • Allison R. Adams, CC
  • Karen Baker, CC
  • Kathleen Baxley, CC
  • Mok Chung Cheng, CC
  • Ann M. Cohen-Berger, CC
  • Dolores Elliott, CC
  • Shirley Y. Gorospe, CC
  • Bennett Hollins, OD
  • Pamela S. Horwitz, CC
  • Deborah Kolakowski, CC
  • Beca Kulinovich, CC
  • Margaret Mahon, CC
  • Wendy Manning, CC
  • Megan E. Mikula, CC
  • John M. Pollack, CC
  • Caryn Steakley, NCI
  • Gwenyth R. Wallen, CC
  • Tony Young, CC

Individual Awards

In recognition of highly effective, long term management of a highly successful ACGME Program.

  • Kathy L. Arnold, CC

In recognition of her excellence and professionalism in leading the patient administration activities of the Clinical Center, touching every patient on an intramural research protocol.

  • Karen Kaczorowski, CC


Group Awards

Nutrition Cook Supervisor Group

In recognition of exemplary work in managing food services above and beyond expectations during prolonged and persistent staffing shortages in food service and production staff.

  • Kasan C. Bryant, CC
  • Sean D. Dancy, CC
  • Esther E. Diaz, CC
  • Sara Pugh, CC
  • Jamar Reed, CC

NIH Master Craftsmen Team

For highly skilled, innovative craftsmanship with improvements in the behavioral health clinical settings designed to promote patient safety and a risk-free environment.

  • David A. Andrews, OD
  • Jeffrey W. Jones, OD
  • Bruce P. Neugebauer, OD

Individual Awards

In recognition of the exceptional administrative support provided to the Patient Support Services Department at the NIH Clinical Center.

  • Thu Cao, CC


Individual Awards

For contributing to virtually all the major advances in Pneumocystis research over three decades, dramatically enhancing the way this pathogen is understood and managed.

  • Joseph A. Kovacs, CC

In recognition of his support and leadership in the development of the cell processing capabilities at the NIH Clinical Center.

  • Harvey Klein, CC

Recognition Across NIH

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


  • Colleen Mcgowan, CC


  • Justin Cohen, CC
  • Fortin S. Georges, CC
  • Virginia Guptill, CC
  • Liana Juarez, CC
  • Merel Kozlosky, CC
  • Donovan Kuehn, CC
  • Henry Masur, CC