Cecil Awards – Past Recipients

2021

Sandra H. Matthews Cecil Award for Administrative Excellence:

Stacey Smit
Program Coordinator
Division of Behavioral and Social Science and Education

Cecil Award for Individual Excellence:

Katie Bowman
Senior Program Officer
Health and Medicine Division

Cecil Award for Excellence of a Group/Team:

Lisa Brown, Ben Kahn, Rebecca Chevat, Emma Fine, Aurelia Attal-Juncqua, Andy Pope, Rose Marie Martinez, Elizabeth Finkelman, Laura DeStefano
Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine
Health and Medicine Division, National Academy of Medicine

Special Cecil Award:

Clyde Behney
Inaugural Executive Director
Health and Medicine Division

2020

Sandra H. Matthews Cecil Award for Administrative Excellence:

Annalee Espinosa Gonzales
Administrative Assistant
Health and Medicine Division

Cecil Award for Individual Excellence:

Tracy Lustig
Senior Program Officer
Health and Medicine Division

Cecil Award for Excellence of a Group/Team:

Emily Backes, Natacha Blain, Ivory Clarke, Mary Ghitelman, Samantha Phillips, Kirsten Sampson Snyder, Dara Shefska, Doug Sprunger, Elizabeth Townsend, Yvonne Wise
Culture of Health: The Promise of Adolescence Team
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Health and Medicine Division, National Academy of Medicine, Office of the Chief Communications Officer

2019

Sandra H. Matthews Cecil Award for Administrative Excellence:

Meg McCoy
Director, Office of Council and Membership Services
National Academy of Medicine

Cecil Award for Individual Excellence:

Erin Balogh
Senior Program Officer, Board on Health Care Services
Health and Medicine Division

Cecil Award for Excellence of a Group/Team:

Laura Aiuppa, Charlee Alexander, Kyra Cappelucci, Ivory Clarke, Rajbir Kaur, Heather Kreidler, Marc Meisnere, Sharyl Nass, Imani Rickerby, Toby Warden, Mariana Zindel
Clinician Well-Being Team
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Health and Medicine Division, National Academy of Medicine

2018

Sandra H. Matthews Cecil Award for Administrative Excellence:

Morgan Kanarek
Chief of Staff
National Academy of Medicine

Cecil Award for Individual Excellence:

Amy Geller
Senior Program Officer
Health and Medicine Division

Cecil Award for Excellence of a Group/Team:

Elle Alexander, Heather Cook, Cypress Lynx, Amanda Nguyen, and Leslie Sim
Roundtable on Obesity Solutions Team
Health and Medicine Division, National Academies

2017

Cecil Award for Individual Excellence:

Marie Michnich

2016

Cecil Award for Individual Excellence:

Judith Shamir

2015

Research Cecil Award:

Bridget Kelly

Sandra H. Matthews Cecil Award for Administrative Excellence:

Yumi Phillips

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Alina Baciu

2014

Research Cecil Award:

Mary Burr Paxton

Sandra H. Matthews Cecil Award for Administrative Excellence:

Thelma Cox

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Guru Madhavan

2013

Research Cecil Award:

Abigail Mitchell

Sandra H. Matthews Cecil Award for Administrative Excellence:

Pamela Atayi

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Katharine Bothner

2012

Research Cecil Award:

Bruce Altevogt

Lynn Parker

Sandra H. Matthews Cecil Award for Administrative Excellence:

Judith Shamir

2011

Research Cecil Award:

Roberta Wedge

Sandra H. Matthews Cecil Award for Administrative Excellence:

Anton Bandy

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Linda Meyers

2010

Research Cecil Award:

Rosemary Anne Chalk

Rose Marie Martinez

Sandra H. Matthews Cecil Award for Administrative Excellence:

Geraldine Kennedo

2009

Administrative/Program Cecil:

Gary Walker

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Andrea Schultz

Janice Mehler

2008

Research Cecil Award:

Ann Yaktine

David Butler

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Christine Stencel

2007

Research Cecil Award:

Sharyl Nass

Administrative/Program Cecil:

Danitza Valdivia

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Carolyn Fulco

2006

Research Cecil Award:

Lyla Hernandez

Program / Management Cecil:

Donna Duncan

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Jim Banihashemi

2005

Research Cecil Award:

Lois Joellenbeck

Program / Management Cecil:

Roger Herdman

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Cathy Liverman

2004

Research Cecil Award:

Marilyn Field

Administrative Cecil:

Linda Kilroy

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Andy Pope

2003

Research Cecil Award:

Brian Smedley

Administrative Cecil:

Janet Stoll

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Karl Yordy

2002

Research Cecil Award:

Kathleen Stratton

Administrative Cecil:

Sandra Matthews

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Janet Corrigan

2001

Research Cecil Award:

Gooloo Wunderlich

Administrative Cecil:

Sue Barron

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Clyde Behney

2000

Research Cecil Award:

Sarah Brown

Administrative Cecil:

Jana Surdi

Wildcard Cecil Award:

Joe Cassells


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