Three NIAID Employees Lauded
Three NIAID employees recently received the 1997 Presidential Meritorious Executive Rank Award. They are Dr. John Y. Killen (l), director of the Division of AIDS; Dr. Malcolm A. Martin (middle), chief of the Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology; and Dr. Louis H. Miller, chief of the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases. The award recognizes the highest achieving career executives throughout the federal government. Killen was cited for his "superb scientific and managerial leadership" of DAIDS. Martin was singled out as the leader of 50 technical and professional staff who make LMM "one of the most productive and highly respected virology laboratories in the world." Miller was honored for his research innovation and leadership of one of the major laboratories working on parasitic diseases and tropical medicine. Vice President Al Gore was the keynote speaker at the program "Excellence in Public Service."
NIH Receives OPM Award
NIH received an honorable mention citation recently for the 1998 OPM Director's Award for Outstanding Work and Family Programs. Steven Cohen, director of OPM's Office of Workforce Relations, presented Corliss Taylor, director of NIH's Work and Family Life Center, with a plaque for the agency's creation of an environment that supports employees who are balancing the increasing demands of their work and personal lives.