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FDA Plain Language Award Recipients

2018 Plain Language Award Recipients

  Office of the Commissioner (OC) Honor Awards 

The Plain Language Award is presented at the OC Honor Awards Ceremony to formally recognize FDA writers who succeed in making our documents easier to read, i.e. communicating clearly by using the tools and techniques of Plain Language.

Office of the Commissioner, Immediate Office

Rapid Message Testing and Public Panel Group

For outstanding effort and enabling Agency-wide rapid message testing with a public panel
 Jodi M. Duckhorn, MA, Brian M. Lappin, MS, Jessica Weinberg MPP 
Office of the Chief Scientist

For outstanding and proactive contributions to Section 508 and accessibility

Kesha E. Hinton, MS, MBA

Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine

FVM Strategic Communication and Public Engagement Staff

For creating the Conversation Q&A web series to provide a plain language, in-depth look at food safety, nutrition, and regulatory issues through the eyes of experts

Susan T. Kelly, Danielle M. Schor, Taryn S. Sjursen, Sharon Natanblut, MPA, David F. Shapinsky, PhD