2020 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards
Racism as a Public Health Crisis
The 2020 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards were held on September 15, 2020.
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
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
Dean, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
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
Full Committee: Chair: John Beltrami, MD, MPH, TM, Co-Chair: Brandi Limbago, PhD, Bill Levine, MD, MSc, Marie Sweeney, PhD, MPH, Pam Meyer, PhD, MSPH, Edward Gregg, PhD, Maria Mirabelli, PhD, Lorraine Yeung, MD, MPH, Gery Guy, PhD, MPH, Hillard Weinstock, MD, MPH, Elise Beltrami, MD, MPH, James Stevens, PhD, Lauren M. Rossen, PhD, MS, Paul Z. Siegel, MD, MPH, Martin Vincent, PhD, MBA, Noelle-Angelique Molinari, PhD.
Assessment Subcommittee: Chair: Pam Meyer, PhD, MSPH, Eddie Weiss, MD, MPH, CMQ, Barb Marston, MD, Brad King, PhD, MPH, Edward Gregg, PhD, James Durant, MSPH, Sarah C. Tinker, PhD, MPH, J. Logan, PhD, Hillard Weinstock, MD, MPH, Preeta Kutty, MD, MPH, Daniel Payne, PhD, MSPH, Lara Akinbami, MD, Anil Thota, MBBS, MPH, Statistician: Ryan Wiegand, MS.
Data Methods and Study Design Subcommittee: Chair: Bill Levine, MD, MSc, Brenda Chen, MS, Donald E. Eggerth, PhD, Sergey Sotnikov, PhD, Ruben Smith, PhD, Shailen Banerjee, PhD, Lorraine Yeung, MD, MPH, Fejun Luo, PhD, MA, Bill Thompson, PhD, Brad Greening, PhD, Carrie Reed, DSc, MPH, Guangyu Zhang, PhD, Paul Z. Siegel, MD, MPH, Naomi Chen-Bowers, PhD, MPH, Statistician: Carlos Siordia, PhD.
Laboratory Subcommittee: Chair: Tun Ye, MD, PhD, MSPH, John J. Kools, MS, Susan Moore, PhD, Paul Melstrom, PharmD, PhD, Clifford H. Watson, PhD, Jodi Jackson, PhD, Stephanie Johnston, MS, James Stevens, PhD, Namanjeet Ahluwalia, PhD, DSc, Collette Fitzgerald, PhD, Martin Vincent, PhD, MBA, Statistician: Melissa Danielson, MSPH.
Prevention and Control Subcommittee: Chair: Maria Mirabelli, PhD, Nykiconia Preacely, DrPH, MPH, Erin D. Kennedy, DVM, MS, MPH, Jerry Joy, MS, MS Hyg, David Homa, PhD, MPH, Rodolfo Valdez, PhD, MSc, Phyllis Holditch Niolon, PhD, Linda Valleroy, PhD, MA, Nicky Cohen, MD, MS, Joe Bresee, MD, Lauren M. Rossen, PhD, MS, Fatima Coronado, MD, MPH, Statistician: Betsy Gunnels, MSPH.
Program Executive: Joanne Cono, MD, ScM. Executive Secretaries: Dee Bryant, John Murphy, MBA, Joseph Rush. Administrative Assistant: Dawn Mitchell, Nina Ware Rherrass. Incentive Awards and Human Resources: Claudia Turner, MA. Publicity: Paula Eriksen, Susan K. Laird, MSN, RN. Editing: Linda Elsner, Luis M. Luque, MFA, MPA. Graphic Design: Peggy Dana.