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Lifetime Achievement Award 2013--Present

The category recognizes an individual who has been with FDA for at least 15 years and has made significant contributions to regulatory science at the Agency, either through a single scientific contribution or a body of work.

These contributions must have had a lasting impact on the science supporting FDA’s mission and must have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to public health.  Current and retired FDA staff may be nominated. Posthumous nominations are also accepted.

2020

Carl E. Cerniglia, PhD

For an exemplary career as a microbiologist and research leader advancing FDA’s mission of protecting public health and well-being.

 

2019
Konstantin Chumakov, PhD
For scientific achievements in the development and characterization of poliovirus vaccines were crucial to advancing the global polio eradication campaign.

2018
Peter P. Fu, PhD
For elucidating the biological effects and mechanisms of action of carcinogens and other toxic constituents of foods, drugs, and cosmetic products regulated by the FDA.

2017
Peter Lowell Goering, PhD
For sustained, outstanding contributions and exemplary leadership in toxicology to improve the safety assessment of FDA-regulated products.

2016
Richard Kotz, MS
For 25 years of dedicated service to FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health and the field of statistics as a researcher, reviewer, recruiter, mentor, and leader. 

2015
Diane Wysowski, BSN, MPH, PhD
For exemplary lifetime service in applying epidemiology to identify and prevent a variety of medication safety problems to promote the public health.

2014
William T. Allaben, PhD
For establishing an interagency agreement with the National Toxicology Program to conduct toxicological assessments on chemicals regulated by FDA

2013
Bob Rappaport, MD
For lasting contributions to the anesthesia, analgesia, and addiction fields by accelerating the discovery and development of new drugs with improved efficacy and safety.

 

 

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