Derek Dunn Memorial Senior Scientist Officer of the Year Award
The Derek Dunn Memorial Senior Scientist Officer of the Year award was named in memory of CAPT Derek Dunn, Ph.D. for his dedicated service to the USPHS Scientist Category. CAPT Dunn, who passed away in 2002, was the Acting Associate Director of Science for the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, an adjunct professor at both the University of Cincinnati and Miami University, and a mentor to many scientists.
This award recognizes a senior-level Scientist Officer for his or her achievements in a professional field, career growth and development, leadership skills, and USPHS involvement and commitment. Active duty USPHS Scientist Officers at the rank of O-5 or higher are eligible. No distinction will be made based on clinical/research/regulatory/and management tracks. Past recipients of the Junior Scientist of the Year Award remain eligible.
Award Recipients 2003-Present
Biographies of past Derek Dunn Memorial Senior Scientist Officer of the Year award recipients can be viewed by clicking on the officer’s name in the table below.
|CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
|CMS: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
|DOD: Department of Defense
|FDA: Food and Drug Administration
|NIH: National Institutes of Health
|NPS: National Park Service
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