2020 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards Winners

At the 2020 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards ceremony held on September 15, 2020 the following winners were announced:

Assessment (Co-winners)

Kathleen P. Hartnett, Aaron Kite-Powell, Megan T. Patel, Brittani L. Haag, Michael J. Sheppard, Taylor P. Dias, Brian A. King, Paul C. Melstrom, Matthew D. Ritchey, Zachary Stein, Nimi Idaikkadar, Alana M. Vivolo-Kantor, Dale A. Rose, Peter A. Briss, Jennifer E. Layden, Loren Rodgers, and Jennifer Adjemian

Syndromic Surveillance for E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury

The New England Journal of Medicine 2020; 69(9):236-240

Lyna Z. Schieber, Gery P. Guy, Jr., Puja Seth, Randall Young, Christine L. Mattson, Christina A. Mikosz, and Richard A. Schieber

Trends and Patterns of Geographic Variation in Opioid Prescribing Practices by State, United States, 2006-2017

JAMA Network Open 2019; 2(3):e190665

Data Methods and Study Design

David S. Campo, Vishal Nayak, Ganesh Srinivasamoorthy and Yury Khudyakov

Entropy of mitochondrial DNA circulating in blood is associated with hepatocellular carcinoma

BMC Medical Genomics 2019; 12(Suppl 4):74

Laboratory Science

Patricia A. Jorquera, Vasiliy P. Mishin, Anton Chesnokov, Ha T. Nguyen, Brian Mann, Rebecca Garten, John Barnes, Erin Hodges, Juan De La Cruz, Xiyan Xu, Jackie Katz, David E. Wentworth and Larisa V. Gubareva

Insights into the antigenic advancement of influenza A(H3N2) viruses, 2011–2018

Scientific Reports 2019; 9:2676

Prevention and Control

Meng-Yu Chen, Charles E. Rose, Yan Ping Qi, Jennifer L. Williams, Lorraine F. Yeung, Robert J. Berry, Ling Hao, Michael J. Cannon, and Krista S. Crider

Defining the plasma folate concentration associated with the red blood cell folate concentration threshold for optimal neural tube defects prevention: a population-based, randomized trial of folic acid supplementation

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2019; 109:1452-1461

Lifetime Scientific Achievement

Dr. Jim Pirkle

National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

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