2020 NIH Director's Awards: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

A message from Dr. Christopher P. Austin, Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences


NCATS Therapeutic Development Branch
For exceptional effort in and commitment to translational research, leading to the filing and/or clearance of 10 Investigational New Drug applications in 2019.

Asaf R. Alimardanov, NCATS
James C. Cradock, NCATS
Sharie J. Haugabook, NCATS
Wenwei Huang, NCATS
Haksong Jin, NCATS
Elizabeth A. Ottinger, NCATS
Philip E. Sanderson, NCATS
Gregory J. Tawa, NCATS
Pramod S. Terse, NCATS
Wei Zheng, NCATS


The Extramural Administrative Management Council Charter Review Committee
For extraordinary leadership, strategy and initiative in creating the iCommunity of Administrative Partners to improve administrative operations across NIH.

Louis V. Choporis, NCATS
Thomas M. Dushney, NCATS
Kimberly D. Hazell, NIAID
Kristie L. Hill, NCI
Deborah Kee, NCATS
Lisa J. Portnoy, NIDCD
Randall J. Redmond, NCATS
Bryan J. Reed, NICHD
Sarah E. Scharf, FIC
Andrew J. Schuler, NCATS
Tho-Van Tran, CSR
Amy M. Trenkle, NIDDK


NCATS Acquisitions Team
For performing over and above expectations while consistently displaying exceptional customer service.

Karen M. Elmore, NCATS
Rhanda H. Lopez, NCATS
Robert L. McFarland, NCATS


Menghang Xia, NCATS
For exemplary performance while demonstrating significant leadership, skill, and ability in serving as a mentor.

Recognition across NIH

The following individuals are recognized as part of a group hosted by another IC.


Andrew D. Kelly, NCATS


Rahat J. Khan, NCATS
Timothy M. Page, NCATS
What was the best thing about this page?
What was the worst thing about this page?
Do not include personally identifiable information (PII). Please review our privacy policy.

Can we make this page better?

Let us know if you can't find the information you need, have a suggestion for improving this page, or found an error.

If your question requires an immediate response, please use the Contact Us form.

Do not include personally identifiable information (PII). Please review our privacy policy.