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FDA Plain Language Award Recipients

2022 Plain Language Award Recipients

Office of the Commissioner (OC)
Honor Awards Plain Language Award

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 Clinical Policy and Programs
OPT Intranet Modernization Team

For developing an innovative intranet site leveraging the SharePoint online platform and applications to communicate OPT's functions and stakeholder services to FDA.

Melanie Bhatnagar, M.D.         Marianne Noone, R.N., B.A., B.S.N.


Office of Operations, Office of Finance, Budget, Acquisitions, and Planning
Business Managment Services G-Invoicing Team

For significant contributions in curating comprehensive G-Invoicing training programs to improve the Agency's awareness around Federal financial reporting processes.

Sandra J. Bellinger        Ana Frigo        Jennifer P. Smirniotopoulos

Erika A. Eam        Mugila M. Krishnan        Tawny A. Elgatian

Emily G. Menge        Sahra I. Torres-Rivera


Office of Policy, Legislation, and International Affairs
SOP Writers for Global Audience

For writing and developing 26 SOPs which streamline operations in OGPS and the FDA foreign offices.

Chaula J. Shah, M.P.H.         Sandra K. Winters, M.S.

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