63rd CDC & ATSDR Honor Awards Ceremony Winners and Nominees

NCBDDD would like to congratulate its winners and nominees recognized at the 63rd CDC & ATSDR Honor Awards Ceremony

 

WINNERS of 2014 CDC & ASTDR Awards

 

Excellence in Quantitative Sciences

The Optimal Blood Folate for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects Working Group

For the determination of an optimal blood folate concentration for the prevention of neural tube defects.

 

Plain Writing Act Award

Disability and Health Vital Signs Branch

For creating and disseminating the first-ever Vital Signs report focused on disability and physical activity.

 

Excellence in Communication

“Learn the Signs. Act Early.” Team

For developing an exemplary health education product to facilitate early identification of developmental disabilities.

 

Excellence in Partnering – Domestic

“Learn the Signs. Act Early.” Team

For developing exemplary and innovative partnerships to improve early identification of developmental disabilities.

 

NOMINEES of 2014 CDC & ASTDR Awards

Excellence in Epidemiology – Domestic

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Epidemiology Workgroup

For exceptional epidemiologic efforts to improve outcomes for young children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

 

Excellence in Frontline Public Health Service

Lauren H. Marcewicz

For exemplary performance in conducting an epi-aid investigation in the area of Vitamin K deficiency bleeding.

 

Excellence in Laboratory Research

Molecular Hemostasis Team

For exemplary performance in the use of cutting-edge technology to examine variants in genetic risk association studies.

 

Excellence in Program Delivery

“Learn the Signs. Act Early.” Team

For excellence in the delivery of an innovative program to improve early identification of developmental disabilities.

 

Excellence in Surveillance and Health Monitoring – Domestic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Working Group for the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Supplement, “Use of Selected Clinical Preventive Services to Improve the Health of Infants, Children, and Adolescents – United States, 1999 – 2011”

 

Excellence in Surveillance and Health Monitoring – International

Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Working Group

For exemplary leadership and support to the development and utilization of the NCBDDD Birth Defect Surveillance Toolkit.

 

Excellence in Leadership – GS-14+

Rebecca B. Wolf

For outstanding leadership contributing to the growth of a program to improve early identification of developmental disabilities.

 

Excellence in Procurement, Contracts and Grants Management

ONDIEH Contract Consolidation Team

For exemplary leadership and vision in support of the Office of Non-Communicable Disease Injury and Health’s (ONDIEH) contract consolidation initiative.

 

Excellence in Health Practice: Bartenfeld Award

Mary Kate Weber

For epitomizing excellence in subject matter expertise, a keen understanding of front-line public health work, policy and legislative knowledge, and evaluation and program measurement skills.

 

Excellence in Public Health Service: Diane Caves Award

Regina M. Simeone

For outstanding contributions as an early career public health professional advancing work on congenital heart defects.

 

CDC Director’s Award for Innovation

CDC Open Idea Lab

For exemplary leadership in the development of an innovative public health agency through the use of human-centered design.

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