CDC Director’s Innovation Award Presented to EGAPP™
On March 30th, 2009, the CDC Director’s Innovation Award was presented to Linda Bradley, PhD, for her leadership and contribution to the Evaluation of Genomic Applications in Practice and Prevention (EGAPP™) initiative. CDC’s Office of Public Health Genomics launched the EGAPP™ initiative in 2004. This initiative is a coordinated, systematic process for evaluating genetic tests and other genomic applications that are in transition from research to clinical and public health practice in the United States. Read more about EGAPP™.
Special acknowledgements for this award are made to following individuals and groups:
CDC staff and contractors, especially Muin J. Khoury, MD, PhD, W. David Dotson, PhD, Michael Douglas, MS, Sheri Jordan, Denise Lowe, Stephanie Melillo, MPH; EGAPP™ Working Group, Steering Committee, Stakeholder Group, and consultants, especially Glenn Palomaki; and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.