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NIH Record Awardees

Horowitz Receives Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Alice Horowitz, a health educator in NIDCR's Health Policy, Analysis and Development Branch, recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. She was honored for her "excellent and distinguished service" to public health dentistry. The award is the highest honor the organization can bestow. Horowitz has served as a teacher, consultant and mentor in the field of public health dentistry, and has lectured and conducted continuing education courses in the U.S., China, Japan, Thailand and Korea.

Leonard Named to 'Silver Circle'

Bill Leonard, a producer in NLM's Audiovisual Program Development Branch, has been selected for membership in the "Silver Circle" by the Washington, D.C., chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Silver Circle was established in 1987 to honor media professionals for their outstanding contributions to the D.C. television industry over a career spanning 25 years or more. Leonard worked for NBC for 27 years before coming to the library in 1980. Among the august company in the 1999 class of the Silver Circle are Ted Koppel, Jim Lehrer and Judy Woodruff.

NICHD's Yoshinaga Honored

NICHD health science administrator Dr. Koji Yoshinaga has received the 1999 Distinguished Service Award from the Society for the Study of Reproduction. The award acknowledges his contributions to the reproductive biology community through work as an investigator, administrator and "facilitator of scientific exchange." Yoshinaga was the first researcher to investigate the effects of nicotine on pregnancy. He has also made significant progress in studies of ovulation control and implanting processes in rodents. Through his administrative actions in the Reproductive Sciences Branch of NICHD's Center for Population Research, he has been an effective champion of extramural research funding and RFAs in critical research areas.

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