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Award for Counter/Bioterrorism Preparedness

FDA Veterinarian Newsletter July/August 2003 Volume XVIII, No 4

The “FDA Counter/Bioterrorism Preparedness Team” has been awarded the DHHS Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service. The Team is comprised of several groups of employees throughout FDA who contributed to FDA’s counter/bioterrorism preparedness efforts. CVM’s representative is Dr. Charles Eastin. The Team was recognized for “demonstrating outstanding leadership in FDA’s counter/bioterrorism preparedness efforts to protect the Nation’s public health and food supply from biological, chemical and radiological threats and to respond more effectively to threats following the tragic events of September 11, 2001.”