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FDA Plain Language Award Recipients

2020 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 by communicating clearly using the tools and techniques of plain language

Office of the Chief Scientist

Office of Laboratory Safety (OLS) Safety Manuals Team

For the collaborative planning, development, and implementation of an Agency-wide Animal Exposure Program Guide

Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA)

Honor Awards Plain Language Award

This honor award is presented to recognize those employees, individuals or groups, for their significant contribution towards the improvement of existing administrative, technical, or scientific communication enhancing the design and layout of the document while minimizing technical terminology, passive voice, and unclear language

Office of Training Education & Development (OTED)

Training Officer Handbook Implementation Team

For creating a user-focused handbook completely explaining how training officers coordinate the delivery of instructor-led training

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)

FDA Plain Language Award

Biosimilar Basics Team

For excellence in communicating complex concepts about biosimilarity into an easy-to-read infographic and website with basic information for patients

Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM)

2021 Plain Language Award

Stuart C. Jeffrey, DVM, MS




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