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Distinguished Service Medal
Distinguished Service Medal Individual Awards
For a distinguished USPHS career responding to HIV/AIDS and other infectious disease threats and building health research capacity worldwide from July 1996 to November 2019.
- RADM Peter Kilmarx, FIC
Outstanding Service Medal
Outstanding Service Medal Individual Awards
For his scientific excellence and outstanding leadership in the conduct of a clinical trial in HIV prevention among key populations in Thailand.
- RADM Timothy Holtz, OD
For exceptional administrative and scientific leadership during extended coverage of OBSSR Director responsibilities.
- CAPT Christine Hunter, OD
For his extraordinary research career resulting in multiple discoveries that have transformed our understanding of obesity.
- CAPT Jack Yanovski, NICHD
For sustained leadership in supporting the NIH, NIAID and its Director and laboratories in research and communication about deadly influenza pandemics.
- CAPT David Morens, NIAID
For developing a novel test method to measure capture efficiency of portable air filtration devices used during building construction activities.
- CAPT Derek Newcomer, OD
For research exploring occupational exposures to anesthetic agents, which yielded improved techniques to minimize risk of illness to healthcare providers.
- CAPT Derek Newcomer, OD
For guiding the development and release of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition from start to finish.
- CAPT Richard Troiano, NCI
For demonstrating unusually high-quality initiative in leadership and making exceptional contributions to the NIH mission in training over 4500 individuals.
- CDR Evan Shukan, OD
For outstanding leadership in tuberculosis drug and vaccine development to address urgent global crisis in tuberculosis.
- CDR Eric Zhou, NIAID
For his exemplary leadership in the development and operation of the Prevention through Active Community Engagement (PACE) Program between 2012 and 2018.
- CDR Leo Gumapas, OD
- CDR John Pesce, NIAID
For leadership, innovation, and proficiency in designing and conducting the first-in-human clinical trial of an experimental Ebola treatment named mAb114.
- LCDR Martin Gaudinski, NIAID
Outstanding Unit Citation
Outstanding Unit Citation Group Awards
2017 Emergency Repatriation Award
For outstanding leadership and services provided to individuals repatriated to Puerto Rico as a result of the catastrophic 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
- RADM Jane G. Smith, NCI
Reversing the Mortality Rate Group
For their work in the Nation's Drug Overdose Crisis for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH).
- CAPT Michelle Leff, NIDA
- CAPT Paul Na, NIDA
- CAPT Jeffrey Schulden, NIDA
- CDR John Hubbard, NIDA
- CDR Michael Kluk, NCI
- LDCR Stacy Yung, NIDA