2019 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards
Unlocking Big Data and Analytics for Public Health
The 2019 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards were held on June 26, 2019.
Samir K Saha, Stephanie J Schrag Shams El Arifeen, Luke C Mullany, Mohammad Shahidul Islam, Nong Shang, Shamim A Qazi, Anita K M Zaidi, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Anuradha Bose, Pinaki Panigrahi, Sajid B Soofi, Nicholas E Connor, Dipak K Mitra, Rita Isaac, Jonas M Winchell, Melissa L Arvay, Maksuda Islam, Yasir Shafiq, Imran Nisar, Benazir Baloch, Furqan Kabir, Murtaza Ali, Maureen H Diaz, Radhanath Satpathy, Pritish Nanda, Bijaya K Padhi, Sailajanandan Parida, Aneeta Hotwani, M Hasanuzzaman, Sheraz Ahmed, Mohammad Belal Hossain, Shabina Ariff, Imran Ahmed, Syed Mamun Ibne Moin, Arif Mahmud, Jessica L Waller, Iftekhar Rafiqullah, Mohammad A Quaiyum, Nazma Begum, Veeraraghavan Balaji, Jasmin Halen, A S M Nawshad Uddin Ahmed, Martin W Weber Davidson, H Hamer, Patricia L Hibberd, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Venkat Raghava Mogan, Tanvir Hossain, Lesley McGee, Shalini Anandan, Anran Liu, Kalpana Panigrahi, Asha Mary Abraham, and Abdullah H Baqui
Causes and incidence of community-acquired serious infections among young children in south Asia (ANISA): an observational cohort study
Lancet 2018; 392(10142): 145-159
Data Methods and Study Design
Diba Khana, Lauren M. Rossen, Holly Hedegaard, and Margaret Warner
A Bayesian Spatial Temporal Modeling Approach to Mapping Geographic Variation in Mortality Rates for Subnational areas with R-INLA
Journal of Data Science 2018; 16(1): 147-182
Director of Health Informatics as Georgia Tech’s College of Computing, School of Computational Science & Engineering
Markus H. Kainulainen, Jessica R. Spengler, Stephen R. Welch, JoAnn D. Coleman-McCray, Jessica R. Harmon, John D. Klena, Stuart T. Nichol, Cesar G. Albarino, and Christina F. Spiropoulou
Use of a Scalable Replicon-Particle Vaccine to Protect Against Lethal Lassa Virus Infection in the Guinea Pig Model
Journal of Infectious Diseases 2018; 217(12): 1957-1966
Prevention and Control
Khalequ Zaman, Concepcion F. Estivariz, Michelle Morales, Mohammad Yunus, Cynthia J. Snider, Howard E. Gary, Jr., William C. Weldon, M. Steven Oberste, Steven G. Wassilak, Mark A. Pallansch, and Abhijeet Anand
Immunogenicity of type 2 monovalent oral and inactivated poliovirus vaccines for type 2 poliovirus outbreak response: an open-label, randomized controlled trial
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2018; 18(6): 657-665
Lifetime Scientific Achievement
Rima F. Khabbaz, M.D.
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID)
Full Committee: Program Director: John Iskander, MD, MPH & Locola Hayes
Chair: Brandi Limbago, PhD, Co-Chair: Gerald Joy, MS, MS Hyg, Kim Lochner, PhD, Katina Pappas-DeLuca, PhD, Marie Sweeney, PhD, MPH, Laura Colman, PhD, MPH, Gina Thornton-Evans, DDS, MPH, Maria Mirabelli, PhD, Lorraine Yeung, MD, MPH, Gery Guy, PhD, MPH, Linda Valleroy, PhD, MA, Elise Beltrami, MD, MPH, Carrie Reed, DSc, MPH, Lauren M. Rossen, PhD, MS, Paul Z. Siegel, MD, MPH, Martin Vincent, PhD, MBA, Ramal Moonesinghe, PhD, Statistician: Melissa Danielson, MSPH.
Assessment Subcommittee: Chair: Preeta Kutty, MD, MPH & Gerald Joy, MS, MS Hyg, Jevon McFadden, MD, MPH, Barb Marston, MD, Brad King, PhD, MPH, Sonal Doshi, MPH, MS, Gina Thornton-Evans, DDS, MPH, Kim Gehle, MD, MPH, Laura Schieve, PhD, Fejun Luo, PhD, MA, Linda Valleroy, PhD, MA, Rachel Gorwitz, MD, MPH, Lara Akinbami, MD, Umed Ajani, MD, MPH, Statistician: Ryan Wiegand, MS.
Data Methods and Study Design Subcommittee: Chair: Lorraine Yeung, MD, MPH, Noelle-Angelique Molinari, PhD, Katina Pappas-DeLuca, PhD, Jerry Poplin, PhD, MS, Laura Colman, PhD, MPH, Ruben Smith, PhD, Shailen Banerjee, PhD, Katie Fowler, PhD, Bill Thompson, PhD, Brad Greening, PhD, Li Deng, PhD, Guangyu Zhang, PhD, Paul Z. Siegel, MD, MPH, Naomi Chen-Bowers, PhD, MPH, Statistician: Carlos Siordia, PhD, MS.
Laboratory Subcommittee: Chair: Stephanie Johnston, MS, Shoukat Qari, PhD, Tun Ye, MD, PhD, MSPH, Justin Hettick, PhD, Paul Melstrom, PharmD, PhD, June Feng, PhD, Christine De Staercke, PhD, Kim Hummel, PhD, James Stevens, PhD, Namanjeet Ahluwalia, PhD, DSc, Jodi Jackson, PhD, Martin Vincent, PhD, MBA, Conrad Quinn, PhD, Statistician: Cathleen Gillespie, MS.
Prevention and Control Subcommittee: Chair: Maria Mirabelli, PhD, Gail Stennies, MD, MPH, Erin D. Kennedy, DVM, MS, MPH, Susan Moore, PhD, Florence Tangka, PhD, Rodolfo Valdez, PhD, MSc, Renee Johnson, MSPH, Matthew Hogben, PhD, Michelle Lin, PhD, MSPH, Lauren M. Rossen, PhD, MS, Fatima Coronado, MD, MPH, Statistician: Rey de Castro, ScD.
Executive Committee: John Iskander, MD, MPH & Locola Hayes, MO. Administrative Assistant: Dawn Mitchell, Nina Ware Rherrass. SharePoint Site Manager: Sofia Espinoza, Anais Tanon. Incentive Awards and Human Resources: Claudia Turner, MA. Communications: Paula Eriksen, Susan K. Laird, MSN, RN. Editing: Luis M. Luque, MFA, MPA. Graphic Design: Peggy Dana.