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2009 Nominees for the Charles C. Shepard Science Award

The Office of the Associate Director for Science is honored to announce the 2009 Charles C. Shepard Science Award Nominees. The Charles C. Shepard Science Award is the preeminent honor recognizing excellence in science at CDC/ATSDR. For more information about the origin of the award and the life of Dr. Charles C. Shepard, please see the Award History page.

The nominated articles were judged on scientific merit and the significance of their effect on the missions of CDC or ATSDR. Following is the complete citation for each article, listed by category and in alphabetical order by the first author’s last name.


Assessment and Epidemiology


Jennifer L. Bell, James W. Collins, Laurie Wolf, Raoul Grönqvist, Sharon Chiou, Wen-Ruey Chang, Gary S. Sorock, Theodore K. Courtney, David A. Lombardi, and Bradley Evanoff
Evaluation of a comprehensive slip, trip and fall prevention programme for hospital employees
Ergonomics 2008;51:1906–1925

David B. Blossom, Alexander J. Kallen, Priti R. Patel, Alexis Elward, Luke Robinson, Ganpan Gao, Robert Langer, Kiran M. Perkins, Jennifer L. Jaeger, Katie M. Kurkjian, Marilyn Jones, Sarah F. Schillie, Nadine Shehab, Daniel Ketterer, Ganesh Venkataraman, Takashi Kei Kishimoto, Zachary Shriver, Ann W. McMahon, K. Frank Austen, Steven Kozlowski, Arjun Srinivasan, George Turabelidze, Carolyn V. Gould, Matthew J. Arduino, and Ram Sasisekharan
Outbreak of Adverse Reactions Associated with Contaminated Heparin
The New England Journal of Medicine 2008;359:2674–2684

Matthew J. Breiding, Michele C. Black, and George W. Ryan
Chronic Disease and Health Risk Behaviors Associated with Intimate Partner Violence—18 U.S. States/Territories, 2005
Annals of Epidemiology 2008;18:538–544

Susan N. Brim, Rose A. Rudd, Renee H. Funk, and David B. Callahan
Asthma Prevalence Among US Children in Underrepresented Minority Populations: American Indian/Alaska Native, Chinese, Filipino, and Asian Indian
Pediatrics 2008;122:e217–e222

William M. Callaghan, Andrea P. MacKay, and Cynthia J. Berg
Identification of Severe Maternal Morbidity During Delivery Hospitalizations, United States, 1991–2003
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2008;199:133.e1–133.e8

Man-huei Chang, Mary Lou Lindegren, Mary A. Butler, Stephen J. Chanock, Nicole F. Dowling, Margaret Gallagher, Ramal Moonesinghe, Cynthia A. Moore, Renée M. Ned, Mary R. Reichler, Christopher L. Sanders, Robert Welch, Ajay Yesupriya, and Muin J. Khoury; for the CDC/NCI NHANES III Genomics Working Group
Prevalence in the United States of Selected Candidate Gene Variants: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1991–1994
American Journal of Epidemiology 2009;169:54–66

Agnès-Laurence Chenine, Ela Shi-Kobiler, Lisa N. Steele, Helena Ong, Peter Augostini, Ruijiang Song, Sandra J. Lee, Patrick Autissier, Ruth M. Ruprecht, and W. Evan Secor
Acute Schistosoma mansoni Infection Increases Susceptibility to Systemic SHIV Clade C Infection in Rhesus Macaques after Mucosal Virus Exposure
PloS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2008;2(7):e265

Susan Y. Chu, Donald J. Bachman, William M. Callaghan, Evelyn P. Whitlock, Patricia M. Dietz, Cynthia J. Berg, Maureen O'Keeffe-Rosetti, F. Carol Bruce, and Mark C. Hornbrook
Association Between Obesity During Pregnancy and Increased Use of Health Care
The New England Journal of Medicine 2008;358:1444–1453

Adolfo Correa, Suzanne M. Gilboa, Lilah M. Besser, Lorenzo D. Botto, Cynthia A. Moore, Charlotte A. Hobbs, Mario A. Cleves, Tiffany J. Riehle-Colarusso, D. Kim Waller, Albert Reece, and the National Birth Defects Prevention Study
Diabetes Mellitus and Birth Defects
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2008;199:237.e1–237.e9

Eileen F. Dunne, Sara Whitehead, Maya Sternberg, Sukhon Thepamnuay, Wanna Leelawiwat, Janet M. McNicholl, Surin Sumanapun, Jordan W. Tappero, Taweesap Siriprapasiri, and Lauri Markowitz
Suppressive Acyclovir Therapy Reduces HIV Cervicovaginal Shedding in HIV- and HSV-2–Infected Women, Chiang Rai, Thailand
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2008;49:77–83

Donatus U. Ekwueme, James G. Gardner, Sujha Subramanian, Florence K. Tangka, Bela Bapat, and Lisa C. Richardson
Cost Analysis of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program: Selected States, 2003 to 2004
Cancer 2008;112:626–635

Concepción F. Estivariz, Margaret A. Watkins, Darmawali Handoko, Rusipah Rusipah, Jagadish Deshpande, Bardan J. Rana, Eveline Irawan, Dyah Widhiastuti, Mark A. Pallansch, Arun Thapa, and Sholah Imari
A Large Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus Outbreak on Madura Island—Indonesia, 2005
The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2008;197:347–354

Xiangming Fang and Phaedra S. Corso
Gender Differences in the Connections Between Violence Experienced as a Child and Perpetration of Intimate Partner Violence in Young Adulthood
Journal of Family Violence 2008;23:303–313

Christopher N. Greene, Lisa M. Keong, Suzanne K. Cordovado, and Patricia W. Mueller
Sequence Variants in the PLEKHH2 Region Are Associated with Diabetic Nephropathy in the GoKinD Study Population
Human Genetics 2008;124:255–262

SK Greene, ER Daly, EA Talbot, LJ Demma, S Holzbauer, NJ Patel, TA Hill, MO Walderhaug, RM Hoekstra, MF Lynch, and JA Painter
Recurrent Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Associated with Tomatoes from Contaminated Fields, 2005
Epidemiology and Infection 2008;136:157–165

SO Griffin, E Oong, W Kohn, B Vidakovic, BF Gooch, and the CDC Dental Sealant Systematic Review Work Group
The Effectiveness of Sealants in Managing Caries Lesions
Journal of Dental Research 2008;87:169–174

Aron J. Hall, Joseph E. Logan, Robin L. Toblin, James A. Kaplan, James C. Kraner, Danae Bixler, Alex E. Crosby, and Leonard J. Paulozzi
Patterns of Abuse among Unintentional Pharmaceutical Overdose Fatalities
JAMA 2008;300:2613–2620

H. Irene Hall, Ruiguang Song, Philip Rhodes, Joseph Prejean, Qian An, Lisa M. Lee, John Karon, Ron Brookmeyer, Edward H. Kaplan, Matthew T. McKenna, and Robert S. Janssen, for the HIV Incidence Surveillance Group
Estimation of HIV Incidence in the United States
JAMA 2008;300:520–529

Mary J. Hamel, Carolyn Greene, Tom Chiller, Peter Ouma, Christina Polyak, Kephas Otieno, John Williamson, Ya Ping Shi, Daniel R. Feikin, Barbara Marston, John T. Brooks, Amanda Poe, Zhiyong Zhou, Benjamin Ochieng, Eric Mintz, and Laurence Slutsker
Does Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV-Associated Opportunistic Infections Select for Resistant Pathogens in Kenyan Adults?
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2008;79:320–330

Thomas W. Hennessy, Troy Ritter, Robert C. Holman, Dana L. Bruden, Krista L. Yorita, Lisa Bulkow, James E. Cheek, Rosalyn J. Singleton, and Jeff Smith
The Relationship Between In-Home Water Service and the Risk of Respiratory Tract, Skin, and Gastrointestinal Tract Infections among Rural Alaska Natives
American Journal of Public Health 2008;98:2072–2078

Camara Phyllis Jones, Benedict I. Truman, Laurie D. Elam-Evans, Camille A. Jones, Clara Y. Jones, Ruth Jiles, Susan F. Rumisha, and Geraldine S. Perry
Using “Socially Assigned Race” to Probe White Advantages in Health Status
Ethnicity & Disease 2008;18:496–504

Jun Li, Trevor D. Thompson, Jacqueline W. Miller, Lori A. Pollack, and Sherri L. Stewart
Cancer Incidence Among Children and Adolescents in the United States, 2001–2003
Pediatrics 2008;121:e1470–e1477

Joseph E. Logan, Holly A. Hill, Michele Lynberg Black, Alex E. Crosby, Debra L. Karch, Jamar D. Barnes, and Keri M. Lubell
Characteristics of Perpetrators in Homicide-Followed-by-Suicide Incidents: National Violent Death Reporting System—17 US States, 2003–2005
American Journal of Epidemiology 2008;168:1056–1064

Anne C. Looker, Christine M. Pfeiffer, David A. Lacher, Rosemary L. Schleicher, Mary Frances Picciano, and Elizabeth A. Yetley
Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Status of the U.S. Population: 1988–1994 compared with 2000–2004
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2008;88:1519–1527

Jonathan Mermin, Joshua Musinguzi, Alex Opio, Wilford Kirungi, John Paul Ekwaru, Wolfgang Hladik, Frank Kaharuza, Robert Downing, and Rebecca Bunnell
Risk Factors for Recent HIV Infection in Uganda
JAMA 2008;300:540–549

Matthew R. Moore, Robert E. Gertz Jr., Robyn L. Woodbury, Genevieve A. Barkocy-Gallagher, William Schaffner, Catherine Lexau, Kenneth Gershman, Arthur Reingold, Monica Farley, Lee H. Harrison, James L. Hadler, Nancy M. Bennett, Ann R. Thomas, Lesley McGee, Tamara Pilishvili, Angela B. Brueggemann, Cynthia G. Whitney, James H. Jorgensen, and Bernard Beall
Population Snapshot of Emergent Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 19A in the United States, 2005
The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2008;197:1016–1027

Louise Murphy, Todd A. Schwartz, Charles G. Helmick, Jordan B. Renner, Gail Tudor, Gary Koch, Anca Dragomir, William D. Kalsbeek, Gheorghe Luta, and Joanne M. Jordan
Lifetime Risk of Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis
Arthritis and Rheumatism 2008;59:1207–1213

Lijing Ouyang, Xiangming Fang, James Mercy, Ruth Perou, and Scott D. Grosse
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms and Child Maltreatment: A Population-Based Study
The Journal of Pediatrics 2008;153:851–856

E. Danielle Rentz, Lauren Lewis, Oscar J. Mujica, Dana B. Barr, Joshua G. Schier, Gayanga Weerasekera, Peter Kuklenyik, Michael McGeehin, John Osterloh, Jacob Wamsley, Washington Lum, Camilo Alleyne, Nestor Sosa, Jorge Motta, and Carol Rubin
Outbreak of Acute Renal Failure in Panama in 2006: A Case-Control Study
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2008;86:749–756

Margaret A. Riggs, Carol Y. Rao, Clive M. Brown, David Van Sickle, Kristin J. Cummings, Kevin H. Dunn, James A. Deddens, Jill Ferdinands, David Callahan, Ronald L. Moolenaar, and Lynne E. Pinkerton
Resident Cleanup Activities, Characteristics of Flood-Damaged Homes and Airborne Microbial Concentrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2005
Environmental Research 2008;106:401–409

N. Sarita Shah, Robert Pratt, Lori Armstrong, Valerie Robison, Kenneth G. Castro, and J. Peter Cegielski
Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the United States, 1993–2007
JAMA 2008;300:2153–2160

Leslie Stayner, E. Kuempel, S. Gilbert, M. Hein, and J. Dement
An Epidemiological Study of the Role of Chrysotile Asbestos Fibre Dimensions in Determining Respiratory Disease Risk in Exposed Workers
Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2008;65:613–619

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Prevention and Control


Elaine H. Cramer, Curtis J. Blanton, Charles Otto, and the Vessel Sanitation Program Environmental Health Inspection Team
Shipshape: Sanitation Inspections on Cruise Ships, 1990–2005, Vessel Sanitation Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Journal of Environmental Health 2008;70:15–21

Gustavo H. Dayan, M. Patricia Quinlisk, Amy A. Parker, Albert E. Barskey, Meghan L. Harris, Jennifer M. Hill Schwartz, Kae Hunt, Carol G. Finley, Dennis P. Leschinsky, Anne L. O'Keefe, Joshua Clayton, Lon K. Kightlinger, Eden G. Dietle, Jeffrey Berg, Cynthia L. Kenyon, Susan T. Goldstein, Shannon K. Stokley, Susan B. Redd, Paul A. Rota, Jennifer Rota, Daoling Bi, Sandra W. Roush, Carolyn B. Bridges, Tammy A. Santibanez, Umesh Parashar, William J. Bellini, and Jane F. Seward
Recent Resurgence of Mumps in the United States
The New England Journal of Medicine 2008;358:1580–1589

Ling Hao, Quan-He Yang, Zhu Li, Lynn B. Bailey, Jiang-Hui Zhu, Dale J. Hu, Bo-Lan Zhang, J. David Erickson, Le Zhang, Jacqueline Gindler, Song Li, and Robert J. Berry
Folate Status and Homocysteine Response to Folic Acid Doses and Withdrawal among Young Chinese Women in a Large-Scale Randomized Double-Blind Trial
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2008;88:448–457

Dmitry M. Kissin, Natalia Akatova, Aza G. Rakhmanova, Elena N. Vinogradova, Evgeny E. Voronin, Denise J. Jamieson, Kathleen Glynn, Alexey Yakovlev, Joanna Robinson, William C. Miller, and Susan Hillis
Rapid HIV Testing and Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission in High-Risk Maternity Hospitals in St. Petersburg, Russia
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008;198(2):183.e1–183.e7

Linda J. Koenig, Sherri L. Pals, Tim Bush, Melody Pratt Palmore, Dale Stratford, and Tedd V. Ellerbrock
Randomized Controlled Trial of an Intervention to Prevent Adherence Failure among HIV-Infected Patients Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy
Health Psychology 2008;27:159–169

David W. Lowrance, Simon Makombe, Anthony D. Harries, Ray W. Shiraishi, Mindy Hochgesang, John Aberle-Grasse, Edwin Libamba, Erik Schouten, Tedd Ellerbrock, and Kelita Kamoto
A Public Health Approach to Rapid Scale-Up of Antiretroviral Treatment in Malawi During 2004–2006
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2008;49:287–293

Jonathan Mermin, Willy Were, John Paul Ekwaru, David Moore, Robert Downing, Prosper Behumbiize, John R. Lule, Alex Coutinho, Jordan Tappero, and Rebecca Bunnell
Mortality in HIV-Infected Ugandan Adults Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment and Survival of Their HIV-Infected Children: A Prospective Cohort Study
The Lancet 2008;371:752–759

Hamish Mohammed, Jeffrey M. Linnen, Jorge L. Muñoz-Jordán, Kay Tomashek, Gregory Foster, Amy S. Broulik, Lyle Petersen, and Susan L. Stramer
Dengue Virus in Blood Donations, Puerto Rico, 2005
Transfusion 2008;48:1348–1354

John E Oeltmann, Jay K. Varma, Luis Ortega, Yecai Liu, Thomas O’Rourke, Maria Cano, Theresa Harrington, Sean Toney, Warren Jones, Samart Karuchit, Lois Diem, Dhanida Rienthong, Jordan W. Tappero, Kashef Ijaz, and Susan A. Maloney
Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Outbreak among US-Bound Hmong Refugees, Thailand, 2005
Emerging Infectious Diseases 2008;14:1715–1721

Larissa Roux, Michael Pratt, Tammy O. Tengs, Michelle M. Yore, Teri L. Yanagawa, Jill Van Den Bos, Candace Rutt, Ross C. Brownson, Kenneth E. Powell, Gregory Heath, Harold W. Kohl III, Steven Teutsch, John Cawley, I-Min Lee, Linda West, and David M. Buchner
Cost Effectiveness of Community-Based Physical Activity Interventions
American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2008;35:578–588

Steven M. Schrader, Michael J. Breitenstein, and Brian D. Lowe
Cutting Off the Nose to Save the Penis
The Journal of Sexual Medicine 2008;5:1932–1940

Anna M. van Eijk, Peter O. Ouma, John Williamson, Feiko O. Ter Kuile, Monica Parise, Kephas Otieno, Mary J. Hamel, John G. Ayisi, Simon Kariuki, Piet A. Kager, and Laurence Slutsker
Plasma Folate Level and High-Dose Folate Supplementation Predict Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine Treatment Failure in Pregnant Women in Western Kenya Who Have Uncomplicated Malaria
The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2008;198:1550–1553

Andrés Velasco-Villa, Serena A. Reeder, Lillian A. Orciari, Pamela A. Yager, Richard Franka, Jesse D. Blanton, Letha Zuckero, Patrick Hunt, Ernest H. Oertli, Laura E. Robinson, and Charles E. Rupprecht
Enzootic Rabies Elimination from Dogs and Reemergence in Wild Terrestrial Carnivores, United States
Emerging Infectious Diseases 2008;14:1849–1854

Lee Warner, Jeffrey D. Klausner, Cornelis A. Rietmeijer, C. Kevin Malotte, Lydia O’Donnell, Andrew Margolis, Gregory L. Greenwood, Doug Richardson, Shelley Vrungos, Carl R. O’Donnell, and Craig B. Borkowf; for the Safe in the City Study Group
Effect of a Brief Video Intervention on Incident Infection among Patients Attending Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics
PLoS Medicine 2008;5(6):e135

Holly R. Wethington, Robert A. Hahn, Dawna S. Fuqua-Whitley, Theresa Ann Sipe, Alex E. Crosby, Robert L. Johnson, Akiva M. Liberman, Eve Mościcki, LeShawndra N. Price, Farris K. Tuma, Geetika Kalra, Sajal M. Chattopadhyay, and the Task Force on Community Preventive Services
The Effectiveness of Interventions to Reduce Psychological Harm from Traumatic Events among Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review
American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2008;35:287–313

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Laboratory and Methods


DS Campo, Z. Dimitrova, RJ Mitchell, J. Lara, and Y. Khudyakov
Coordinated Evolution of the Hepatitis C Virus
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2008; 105:9685–9690.

Aaron Erdely, Tracy Hulderman, Rebecca Salmen, Angie Liston, Patti C. Zeidler-Erdely, Diane Schwegler-Berry, Vincent Castranova, Shozo Koyama, Yoong-Ahm Kim, Morinobu Endo, and Petia P. Simeonova
Cross-Talk Between Lung and Systemic Circulation during Carbon Nanotube Respiratory Exposure. Potential Biomarkers
Nano Letters 2009;9:36–43

H. Frederick Frasch, and Ana M. Barbero
The Transient Dermal Exposure: Theory and Experimental Examples Using Skin and Silicone Membranes
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2008;97:1578–1592

J. Gerardo Garcia-Lerma, Ron A. Otten, Shoukat H. Qari, Eddie Jackson, Mian-er Cong, Silvina Masciotra, Wei Luo, Caryn Kim, Debra R. Adams, Michael Monsour, Jonathan Lipscomb, Jeffrey A. Johnson, David Delinsky, Raymond F. Schinazi, Robert Janssen, Thomas M. Folks, and Walid Heneine
Prevention of Rectal SHIV Transmission in Macaques by Daily or Intermittent Prophylaxis with Emtricitabine and Tenofovir
PLoS Medicine 2008;5(2):e28

Jaume Jorba, Ray Campagnoli, Lina De, and Olen Kew
Calibration of Multiple Poliovirus Molecular Clocks Covering an Extended Evolutionary Range
Journal of Virology 2008;82:4429–4440

Michael Kosoy, Christina Morway, Kelly W. Sheff, Ying Bai, James Colborn, Linda Chalcraft, Scott F. Dowell, Leonard F. Peruski, Susan A. Maloney, Henry Baggett, Saithip Sutthirattana, Anussorn Sidhirat, Soichi Maruyama, Hidenori Kabeya, Bruno B. Chomel, Rickie Kasten, Vsevolod Popov, Jennilee Robinson, Alexander Kruglov, and Lyle R. Petersen
Bartonella tamiae sp. nov., A Newly Recognized Pathogen Isolated from Three Human Patients from Thailand
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2008;46:772–775

Kimberly Lochner, Robert A. Hummer, Stephanie Bartee, Gloria Wheatcroft, and Christine Cox
The Public-Use National Health Interview Survey Linked Mortality Files: Methods of Reidentification Risk Avoidance and Comparative Analysis
American Journal of Epidemiology 2008;168:336–344

Irving Nachamkin, Sean V. Shadomy, Anthony P. Moran, Nancy Cox, Collette Fitzgerald, Huong Ung, Adrian T. Corcoran, John K. Iskander, Lawrence B. Schonberger, and Robert T. Chen
Anti-Ganglioside Antibody Induction by Swine (A/NJ/1976/H1N1) and Other Influenza Vaccines: Insights into Vaccine-Associated Guillain-Barré Syndrome
The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2008,198:226–233

Christopher D. Paddock, Gary N. Sanden, James D. Cherry, Anthony A. Gal, Claire Langston, Kathleen M. Tatti, Kai-Hui Wu, Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Patricia W. Greer, Jeltley, L. Montague, Mark T. Eliason, Robert C. Holman, Jeannette Guarner, Wun-Ju Shieh, and Sherif R. Zaki
Pathology and Pathogenesis of Fatal Bordetella pertussis Infection in Infants
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008;47:328–338

Claudia Pappas, Patricia V. Aguilar, Christopher F. Basler, Alicia Solórzano, Hui Zeng, Lucy A. Perrone, Peter Palese, Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, Jacqueline M. Katz, and Terrence M. Tumpey
Single Gene Reassortants Identify a Critical Role for PB1, HA, and NA in the High Virulence of the 1918 Pandemic Influenza Virus
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2008;105:3064–3069

Gregory M. Polzin, L. Zhang, BA Hearn, AD Tavakoli, C. Vaughan, YS Ding, DL Ashley, and CH Watson
Effect of Charcoal-Containing Cigarette Filters on Gas Phase Volatile Organic Compounds in Mainstream Cigarette Smoke
Tobacco Control 2008;17(Suppl 1):i10–i16

Brian H. Raphael, Carolina Luquez, Loretta M. McCroskey, Lavin A. Joseph, Mark J. Jacobson, Eric A. Johnson, Susan E. Maslanka, and Joanne D. Andreadis
Genetic Homogeneity of Clostridium botulinum Type A1 Strains with Unique Toxin Gene Clusters
Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2008;74:4390–4397

Samy Rengasamy, William P. King, Benjamin C. Eimer, and Ronald E. Shaffer
Filtration Performance of NIOSH-Approved N95 and P100 Filtering Facepiece Respirators Against 4 to 30 Nanometer-Size Nanoparticles
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 2008;5:556–564

Patricia Richter, Knachelle Hodge, Stephen Stanfill, Liqin Zhang, and Clifford Watson
Surveillance of Moist Snuff: Total Nicotine, Moisture, pH, Un-Ionized Nicotine, and Tobacco-Specific Nitrosamines
Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2008;10:1645–1652

AA. Shvedova, E. Kisin, AR Murray, VJ Johnson, O. Gorelik, S. Arepalli, AF Hubbs, RR Mercer, P. Keohavong, N. Sussman, J. Jin, J. Yin, S. Stone, BT Chen, G. Deye, A. Maynard, V. Castranova, PA Baron, and VE Kagan
Inhalation vs. Aspiration of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in C57BL/6 Mice: Inflammation, Fibrosis, Oxidative Stress, and Mutagenesis
American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology 2008;295:L552–L565

James A. Snyder, Eugene Demchuk, Erin C. McCanlies, Christine R. Schuler, Kathleen Kreiss, Michael E. Andrew, Bonnie L. Frye, James S. Ensey, Marcia L. Stanton, and Ainsley Weston
Impact of Negatively Charged Patches on the Surface of MHC Class II Antigen-Presenting Proteins on Risk of Chronic Beryllium Disease
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2008;5:749–758

Tracie L. Williams, Leah Luna, Zhu Guo, Nancy J. Cox, James L. Pirkle, Ruben O. Donis, and John R. Barr
Quantification of Influenza Virus Hemagglutinins in Complex Mixtures Using Isotope Dilution Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Vaccine 2008;26:2510–2520

Wenming Zhu, Nancye C. Clark, Linda K. McDougal, Jeffrey Hageman, L. Clifford McDonald, and Jean B. Patel
Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolates Associated with Inc18-Like vanA Plasmids in Michigan

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Lifetime Scientific Achievement


The following current or former CDC/ATSDR employees were nominated for the Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award, established to recognize an individual for a body of scientific work contributing to public health. Nominees were judged on the scientific merit of their work and its effect on public health and the mission of CDC/ATSDR, as well as on their leadership and recognition by peers.

  • Dannie G. Hollis, MS
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases
  • J. Steven McDougal, MD
    National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention
  • Stephen A. Morse, MSPH, PhD
    National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases
  • Richard W. Niemeier, PhD
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Stephen B. Thacker, MD, MSc
    Office of the Director
  • Matthew M. Zack, MD, MPH
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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