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2020 National Eye Institute (NEI) Awards

Scientific/Medical

Scientific/Medical Group Awards

RPE Cell Therapy Team

For exceptional teamwork leading to a ground-breaking discovery in the field of RPE Cell Therapy.

  • Juan A. Amaral, NEI
  • Irina Bunea, NEI
  • Maria M. Campos, NEI
  • Kristi N. Creel, NEI
  • Roba G. Dejene, NEI
  • Steven L. Highfill, CC
  • Fang Hua, CC
  • Balendu S. Jha, CC
  • Yichao Li, NEI
  • Arvydas Maminishkis, NEI
  • Mary J. Mattapallil, NEI
  • David M. Mcgaughey, NEI
  • Kiyoharu J. Miyagishima, NEI
  • Haohua Qian, NEI
  • James M. Raber, NEI
  • Aaron C. Rising, NEI
  • Sarmila Sarkar, CC
  • Ruchi Sharma, NEI
  • Rafael S. Villasmil, NEI
  • Qin Wan, NEI
  • Dan Yu, CC
  • Congxiao Zhang, NEI

Administrative

Administrative Group Awards

Optimize NIH Property Team

In recognition of extraordinary initiative and leadership in carrying out activities to improve NIH Property Program operations and benefit the NIH environment.

  • Emily M. Ballou, OD
  • Kim M. Black, NIDDK
  • Sergey M. Grinkrug, NIAID
  • Fanta Kamara, OD
  • Jessica L. Keener, NIAID
  • James A. Keisler, OD
  • Andrew D. Kelly, NCATS
  • Tina M. Kelsey, NICHD
  • George L. Martinez, OD
  • John J. Mcgowan, NIAID
  • Yenis C. Parada-Mejia, NIAID
  • Danielle L. Payne, NEI
  • Ellen M. Rolfes, NHGRI
  • Jessica R. Ryan, NEI
  • Keith H. Savage, NIAID
  • Victoria L. Schneider, NIAID
  • Waquita S. Smith, NIAID
  • Margaret A. Straubinger, OD
  • Brian G. Trent, NEI
  • Michael A. Tucker, NCI
  • Alonso J. Villanueva Valdivia, NIAID

Recognition Across NIH

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

NIA

  • Grace L. Shen, NEI

NIGMS

  • Houmam H. Araj, NEI