2022 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards
Communicating Science for Action in 2022 and Beyond
The 2022 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards were held on October 27, 2022.
Assessment – National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Michael A. Johansson, PhD; Talia M. Quandelacy, PhD, MPH; Sarah Kada, PhD; Pragati Venkata Prasad, MPH; Molly Steele, PhD, MPH; John T. Brooks, MD;Rachel B. Slayton, PhD, MPH; Matthew Biggerstaff, ScD, MPH; Jay C. Butler, MD
SARS-CoV-2 Transmission From People Without COVID-19 Symptoms
JAMA Network Open. 2021; 4(1): p. e2035057
Data Methods and Study Design – National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Zuguo Mei, O Yaw Addo, Maria Elena Jefferds, Andrea J Sharma, Rafael C Flores-Ayala, Gary M Brittenham
Physiologically Based Serum Ferritin Thresholds for Iron Deficiency in Children and Non-Pregnant Women: A US National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) Serial Cross-Sectional Study
Lancet Hematology. 2021; 8(8): p. e572-e582
Laboratory Science – National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Bin Zhou, Tran Thi Nhu Thao, Donata Hoffmann, Adriano Taddeo, Nadine Ebert, Fabien Labroussaa, Anne Pohlmann, Jacqueline King, Silvio Steiner, Jenna N Kelly, Jasmine Portmann, Nico Joel Halwe, Lorenz Ulrich, Bettina Salome Trueb, Xiaoyu Fan, Bernd Hoffmann, Li Wang, Lisa Thomann, Xudong Lin, Hanspeter Stalder, Berta Pozzi, Simone de Brot , Nannan Jiang, Dan Cui, Jaber Hossain, Malania M Wilson, Matthew W Keller, Thomas J Stark, John R Barnes, Ronald Dijkman, Joerg Jores, Charaf Benarafa, David E Wentworth, Volker Thiel, and Martin Beer
SARS-CoV-2 Spike D614G Change Enhances Replication and Transmission
Nature. 2021; 592(7852): p. 122-127
Prevention and Control – National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Mary Beth F Son, Nancy Murray, Kevin Friedman, Cameron C Young, Margaret M Newhams, Leora R Feldstein, Laura L Loftis, Keiko M Tarquinio, Aalok R Singh, Sabrina M Heidemann, Vijaya L Soma, Becky J Riggs, Julie C Fitzgerald, Michele Kong, Sule Doymaz, John S Giuliano, Jr., Michael A Keenaghan, Janet R Hume, Charlotte V Hobbs, Jennifer E Schuster, Katharine N Clouser, Mark W Hall, Lincoln S Smith, Steven M Horwitz, Stephanie P Schwartz, Katherine Irby, Tamara T Bradford, Aline B Maddux, Christopher J Babbitt, Courtney M Rowan, Gwenn E McLaughlin, Phoebe H Yager, Mia Maamari, Elizabeth H Mack, Christopher L Carroll, Vicki L Montgomery, Natasha B Halasa, Natalie Z Cvijanovich, Bria M Coates, Charles E Rose, Jane W Newburger, Manish M Patel, Adrienne G R Randolph, and Overcoming COVID-19 Investigators
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children – Initial Therapy and Outcomes
New England Journal Medicine. 2021; 385(1): p. 23-34
Health Equity Science – National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Austin M Williams, Heather B Clayton, and James A Singleton
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage: The Contribution of Socioeconomic and Demographic Factors
American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2022; 62(4): p. 473-482
Lifetime Scientific Achievement
Inger Damon, MD, Ph.D.
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Full Committee: Program Director: Joanne Cono, MD, ScD, Chair: Allan Taylor, MD, MPH, Co-Chair: Maria Mirabelli, PhD, Umed Ajani, MBBS, MPH, Elise Beltrami, MD, MPH, Ginger Chew, ScD, MSPH, Laura Colman, PhD, MPH, Gery Guy, PhD, MPH, Kim Lochner, PhD, Kevin Matthews, PhD, MS, Katina Pappas-DeLuca, PhD, Lauren Rossen, PhD, Sharon Saydah, PhD, Marie Sweeney, PhD, MPH, Gina Thornton-Evans, DDS, 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, Cheryl Fryar, MSPH, Kim Gehle, MD, MPH, Rachel Gorwitz, MD, MPH, Susan Hills, MD, MPH, Mary Kamb, MD, MPH, Barb Marston, MD, Elizabeth Masterson, PhD, MPH, Sharon Saydah, PhD, Laura Schieve, PhD, Tracy Thomas, MPH, MS, Linda Valleroy, PhD, MA, Alana Vivolo-Kantor, PhD, MPH, Cori Wigington, MPH, Statistician: Ryan Wiegand, MS.
Data Methods and Study Design Subcommittee: Chair: Lorraine Yeung, MD, MPH, Shailen Banerjee, PhD, Michele Bohm, MPH, Cammie Chaumont, PhD, MPH, MS, Brenda Chen, MS, Laura Colman, PhD, MPH, Li Deng, PhD, Chris Edens, PhD, Katie Fowler, PhD, Dana Haberling, MSPH, Ruth Jiles, PhD, Sunny Kim, PhD, Scott Lee, PhD, Katina Pappas-DeLuca, PhD, Ruben Smith, PhD, Patrick Yorio, PhD, Guangyu Zhang, PhD, Statistician: Yang Liu, PhD, MS.
Health Equity Science Subcommittee: Chair: Donna McCree, PhD, MPH, Renee Calanan PhD, MS, Michelle Chang, MD, Shanna Cox, MSPH, Xidong Deng, PhD, Cynthia Ferre, MA, Cassandra Frazier, MPH, Kim Gadsden-Knowles, MPH, MS, Shannon Griffin-Blake, PhD, Rebecca Hall, MPH, Kevin Heslin, PhD, Tara Jatlaui, MD, MPH, Chinaro Kennedy, DrPH, MPH, Amy Lansky, PhD, MPH, Lamia Tamara, MPH, Rosalyn Lee, PhD, MPH, MA, Rashaun Roberts, PhD, Statistician: Allan Uribe, DrPH, MPH.
Laboratory Subcommittee: Chair: Conrad Quinn, PhD, Yutaka Aoki, PhD, MHS, MS, Christine De Staercke, PhD, June Feng, PhD, Marcia Harris, Heather Kuiper, PhD, Stephanie Johnston, MS, Shoukat Qari, DVM, PhD, Jessica Spengler, DVM, PhD, MPH, Sherri Stewart, PhD, William Weldon, PhD, Laurina Williams, PhD, MPH, MS, Tun Ye, MD, PhD, MSPH, Statistician: Cathleen Gillespie, MS.
Prevention and Control Subcommittee: Chair: Matthew Hogben, PhD, Tracy Ayers, PhD, Ginger Chew, ScD, MSPH, Susan Hariri, PhD, NaTasha Hollis, PhD, Erin D. Kennedy, DVM, MS, MPH, Kathleen MacMahon, DVM, MS, Karen Mumford, PhD, Med, Christian Murray, Livia Navon, MS, Meda Pavkov, MD, Lauren Rossen, PhD, Gail Stennies, MD, MPH, Amra Uzicanin, MD, 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: Tony Richardson, MPH, MS, Dawn Mitchell, Tandra Bailey-Johnson Med. Incentive Awards and Human Resources: Claudia Turner, MA. Communications: Tandra Bailey-Johnson, Med. Editing: Luis M. Luque, MFA, MPA. Graphic Design: Anna Sherlock