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2020 CEO Awards

Rising Star

For early career employees who make an exceptional contribution to the NIH Clinical Center mission with promise to continue to offer significant organizational support combined with the adaptability and flexibility necessary to excel as part of the NIH Clinical Center team.

Lynn Bliss, Nursing Department

In recognition of contributions towards patient care and identifying and implementing multiple opportunities for improvement.

Kathryn Burkert, Department of Transfusion Medicine

For Exceptional Cell and Gene Therapy Processing Laboratory Leadership.

Alejandra Castillo, Nursing Department

In recognition of identifying alternative solutions to deliver evidence based care in the face of clinical supply shortages to vulnerable patients.

Eva Crawford, Social Work Department

For high caliber clinical care, outstanding teamwork, and initiative in enhancing Department operations and morale.

Lorraine Asa Delfraino, Positron Emission Tomograph

In recognition of outstanding teamwork, ability to learn new skills, and serving as an excellent role model in the PET Radiopharmacy.

Niktina Lewis, Office of Administrative Management

In recognition of her contagious positive attitude, willingness to learn, and dedication to the Office of Administrative Management and her servicing Departments.

Dianna Lovins, Nursing Department

In recognition of promoting healthy work environment standards on the 3SE Day Hospital.

Shealea Steals, Materials Management and Environmental Services Department

For adaptability and potential for limitless success no matter the task or role assigned during the short time that she has been at the CC.

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