2021 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards
Climate Change as a Public Health Threat: Why Equity Matters
The 2021 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards were held on October 20, 2021.
Assessment – National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion
Adam S. Vaughan, Linda Schieb, and Michele Casper
Historic and recent trends in county-level coronary heart disease death rates by race, gender, and age group, United States, 1979-2017
PLoS One 2020;15(7):e0235839
Data Methods and Study Design – Center for Global Health
Andrew F. Auld, Katherine Fielding, Tefera Agizew, Alice Maida, Anikie Mathoma, Rosanna Boyd, Anand Date, Sherri L. Pals, George Bicego, Yuliang Liu, Ray W. Shiraishi, Peter Ehrenkranz, Christopher Serumola, Unami Mathebula, Heather Alexander, Salome Charalambous, Courtney Emerson, Goabaone Rankgoane-Pono, Pontsho Pono, Alyssa Finlay, James C. Shepherd, Charles Holmes, Tedd V. Ellerbrock, and Alison D. Grant
Risk scores for predicting early antiretroviral therapy mortality in sub-Saharan Africa to inform who needs intensification of care: a derivation and external validation cohort study
BMC Medicine 2020;18(1):311
Laboratory Science – National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Jennifer L. Konopka-Anstadt, Ray Campagnoli, Annelet Vincent, Jing Shaw, Ling Wei, Nhien T. Wynn, Shane E. Smithee, Erika Bujaki, Ming Te Yeh, Majid Laassri, Tatiana Zagorodnyaya, Amy J. Weiner, Konstantin Chumakov, Raul Andino, Andrew Macadam, Olen Kew, and Cara C. Burns
Development of a new oral poliovirus vaccine for the eradication end game using codon deoptimization
Nature Partner Journals Vaccines 2020;5(1):26
Texas Southern University Professor, Urban Planning and Environmental Policy
Prevention and Control – Center for Global Health
Andrew F. Auld, Tefera Agizew, Anikie Mathoma, Rosanna Boyd, Anand Date, Sherri L. Pals, Christopher Serumola, Unami Mathebula, Heather Alexander, Tedd V. Ellerbrock, Goabaone Rankgoane-Pono, Pontsho Pono, James C. Shepherd, Katherine Fielding, Alison D. Grant, and Alyssa Finlay
Effect of tuberculosis screening and retention interventions on early antiretroviral therapy mortality in Botswana: a stepped-wedge cluster randomized trial
BMC Medicine 2020;18(1):19
Health Equity Science – National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion
Xu Ji, Shanna Cox, Scott D. Grosse, Wanda D. Barfield, Brian S. Armour, Elizabeth A. Courtney-Long, and Rui Li
Association of smoke-free laws with preterm or low birth weight deliveries-A multistate analysis
Health Services Research 2021;56(1):61-72
Lifetime Scientific Achievement
Stuart Nichol, PhD
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Full Committee: Program Director: Joanne Cono, MD, ScD, Chair: Gerald Joy, MS, MS Hyg, Co-Chair: Basia Tomczyk, DrPH, MS, Elise Beltrami, MD, MPH, Naomi Chen-Bowers, PhD, MPH, Ginger Chew, ScD, MSPH, Laura Colman, PhD, MPH, Gery Guy, PhD, MPH, Kim Lochner, PhD, Katina Pappas-DeLuca, PhD, Carrie Reed, DSc, MPH, Marie Sweeney, PhD, MPH, Gina Thornton-Evans, DDS, MPH, Anjel Vahratian, PhD, MPH, Linda Valleroy, PhD, MA, Lorraine Yeung, MD, MPH, Statistician: Melissa Danielson, MSPH.
Assessment Subcommittee: Chair: Gina Thornton-Evans, DDS, MPH, Umed Ajani, MD, MPH, Lara Akinbami, MD, Sonal Doshi, MPH, MS, Kim Gehle, MD, MPH, Rachel Gorwitz, MD, MPH, Susan Hills, MD, MPH, Barb Marston, MD, Elizabeth Masterson, PhD, MPH, Laura Schieve, PhD, Tracy Thomas, MPH, MS, Linda Valleroy, PhD, MA, Alana Vivolo, PhD, MPH, Statistician: Ryan Wiegand, MS.
Data Methods and Study Design Subcommittee: Chair: Guangyu Zhang, PhD, Shailen Banerjee, PhD, Brenda Chen, MS, Laura Colman, PhD, MPH, Li Deng, PhD, Katie Fowler, PhD, Ruth Jiles, PhD, Sunny Kim, PhD, Scott Lee, PhD, Katina Pappas-DeLuca, PhD, Ruben Smith, PhD, Lorraine Yeung, MD, MPH, Patrick Yorio, PhD, Guangyu Zhang, PhD, Statistician: Yang Liu, PhD, MS.
Health Equity Science Subcommittee: Chair: Donna McCree, PhD, MPH, Renee Calanan PhD, MS, Shanna Cox, MSPH, Kim Gadsden-Knowles, MPH, MS, Shannon Griffin-Blake, PhD, Rebecca Hall, MPH, Tara Jatlaui, MD, MPH, Chinaro Kennedy, DrPH, MPH, Lamia Tamara, MPH, Rosalyn Lee, PhD, MPH, MA, Rashaun Roberts, PhD, Statistician: Allan Uribe, DrPH, MPH.
Laboratory Subcommittee: Chair: Tun Ye, MD, PhD, MSPH, Yutaka Aoki, PhD, MHS, MS, Christine De Staercke, PhD, June Feng, PhD, Jodi Jackson, PhD, Stephanie Johnston, MS, John J. Kools, MS, Paul Middendorf, PhD, MS, Shoukat Qari, DVM, PhD, Conrad Quinn, PhD, Anne Sowell, PhD, Jessica Spengler, DVM, PhD, MPH, Martin Vincent, PhD, MBA, William Weldon, PhD, Ray Wells, PhD, Statistician: Cathleen Gillespie, MS.
Prevention and Control Subcommittee: Chair: Rodolfo Valdez, PhD, MSc, Ginger Chew, ScD, MSPH, Matthew Hogben, PhD, Renee Johnson, MSPH, Erin D. Kennedy, DVM, MS, MPH, Kathleen MacMahon, DVM, MS, Meda Pavkov, MD, Janell Routh, MD, MHS, Gail Stennies, MD, MPH, Amra Uzicanin, MD, MPH, Anjel Vahratian, PhD, MPH, Statistician: Rey de Castro, ScD.
Program Executive: Joanne Cono, MD, ScM. Executive Secretaries: Tony Richardson, MPH, MS. Administrative Assistant: Dawn Mitchell. SharePoint Site Manager: Sofia Espinoza. Incentive Awards and Human Resources: Claudia Turner, MA. Communications: Meeting Management Technology (MMT) Team, Tandra Bailey-Johnson, MEd, Rosa Herrera, Paula Eriksen, Susan Laird, DNP, MSN, RN, JoDeanah Noble. Editing: Luis M. Luque, MFA, MPA. Graphic Design: Anna Sherlock.