2023 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards

The Science and Impact of Unleashing Hidden Potential

The 2023 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards was held on November 7, 2023.



Matthew E. Oster, David K. Shay, John R. Su, Julianne Gee, C. Buddy Creech, Karen R. Broder, Kathryn Edwards, Jonathan H. Soslow, Jeffrey M. Dendy, Elizabeth Schlaudecker, Sean M. Lang,, Elizabeth D. Barnett, Frederick L. Ruberg, Michael J. Smith, M. Jay Campbell, Renato D. Lopes, Laurence S. Sperling, Jane A. Baumblatt, Deborah L. Thompson, Paige L. Marquez,, Penelope Strid, Jared Woo, River Pugsley, Sarah Reagan-Steiner, Frank DeStefano, and Tom T. Shimabukuro
Myocarditis cases reported after mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccination in the US from December 2020 to August 2021
JAMA. Jan 25 2022;327(4):331-340.

Prevention and Control

Emma K. Accorsi, Amadea Britton, Katherine E. Fleming-Dutra, Zachary R. Smith, Nong Shang, Gordana Derado, Joseph Miller, Stephanie J. Schrag, and Jennifer R. Verani
Association between 3 doses of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine and symptomatic infection caused by the SARS-cov-2 Omicron and Delta variants
JAMA. Jan 21 2022.

Laboratory Science

Crystal M. Gigante, Bette Korber, Matthew H. Seabolt, Kimberly Wilkins, Whitni Davidson, Agam K.Rao, Hui Zhao, Todd G. Smith, Christine M. Hughes, Faisal Minhaj, Michelle A. Waltenburg,James Theiler, Sandra Smole, Glen R. Gallagher, David Blythe, Robert Myers, Joann Schulte, JoeyStringer, Philip Lee, Rafael M. Mendoza, LaToya A. Griffin-Thomas, Jenny Crain, Jade Murray,Annette Atkinson, Anthony H. Gonzalez, June Nash, Dhwani Batra, Inger Damon, JenniferMcQuiston, Christina L. Hutson, Andrea M. McCollum, and Yu Li
Multiple lineages of monkeypox virus detected in the United States, 2021-2022
Science. Oct 20 2022:eadd4153.

2022 Charles C. Shepard Science Awards booklet cover page. Beams of light coming from the left side with the words “Communicating Science for Action in 2022 and Beyond”.
Grant, Adam author photo credit-Jamey Stillings copy
Keynote Speaker
Adam Grant, Ph.D.

Adam Grant, Saul P. Steinberg Professor of Management and Professor of Psychology in The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Data Methods and Study Design

Zhaohui Cui, Ellyn P. Marder, Eleanor S. Click, Robert M. Hoekstra, and Beau B. Bruce
Nearest-neighbors matching for case-control study analyses: better risk factor identification from a study of sporadic campylobacteriosis in the United States
Epidemiology. May 13 2022.

Health Equity Science

Shichao Tang, Daniel A Bowen, Laura Chadwick, Emily Madden, and Robin Ghertner
Are home evictions associated with child welfare system involvement? Empirical evidence from National Eviction Records and Child Protective Services Data
Child Maltreat. Sep 14 2022:10775595221125917.

Lifetime Scientific Achievement

Andrew (Andy) Cecala
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

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