FDA Distinguished Alumni Award
Description: This is an FDA-sponsored award for which FDAAA is asked to nominate candidates. Recipients receive a personal letter signed by the Commissioner, plus an engraved crystal bowl. Items are presented at FDA's annual Honor Awards Ceremony.
Nancy Bradish Myers - For outstanding contributions advancing FDA's mission, creating a strong coalition to advocate for FDA resources and establishing enduring connections between FDA alumni and staff.
Joseph Fratantoni, M.D. - For distinguished service to FDA, including efforts to foster scientific understanding and appropriate regulation of blood substitutes, platelets and pathogen inactivation technologies.
W. Howard Cyr, Ph.D. - For excellent career work in radiological research studies.
All Recipients - see the full list of FDA Distinguished Alumni Award recipients
Eligibility: Former FDA employees who left the agency at least five (5) years ago and meet the following criteria:
- have a continuing and major impact on FDA as a whole;
- reflect FDA's values; and
- exemplify an outstanding commitment to meeting the agency's mission of protecting the public health.
Selection: Nominations can be made by any Association member. Nominations must be directed to the Awards Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org). The Awards Committee will screen all nominations and forward recommendations to the Board of Directors for final decision. The names of FDAAA nominees will then be forwarded to FDA's Awards Coordinator for presentation to the agency's Executive Council. The FDA Commissioner will make the final selection(s).
The Harvey W. Wiley Lecture
Description: A lectureship named in honor of Dr. Harvey W. Wiley, the renowned physician-chemist who, at the turn of the 20th century, championed a legislative crusade against food adulteration, earning him the title of "Father of the Pure Food and Drugs Act" when it was enacted into law in 1906. The Lecture will be presented at the FDAAA Annual Meeting each April.
2013 Harvey W. Wiley Lecturer
Richard M. Cooper is one of "Washington's Top Lawyers" for Food and Drug law by Washingtonian magazine (December 2011) and one of the "Best FDA Lawyers" (2012). His principal area of practice is food and drug law, particularly relating to medical products and including advising and enforcement (e.g., inspections, warning letters, administrative sanctions, injunction proceedings and criminal proceedings). He was lead counsel in a commercial arbitration that, in 2007, resulted in an award of more than $395 million for his client. Other recent and current matters include litigation over a product-related decision by FDA, defense against a claim of false advertising, defense against claims of improper pharmaceutical pricing and resolution of FDA enforcement actions. As lead counsel, he argued successfully in FDA v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., 529 US 120 (2000). He has represented clients in congressional and other hearings. His clients have included major pharmaceutical and other consumer products companies.
All Harvey W. Wiley Lecturers - see list of all Harvey W. Wiley Lecturers
Eligibility: Lecturers shall be prominent figures from the fields of public health, health research, public health education, health care delivery, science journalism, food and drug law, and public policy-making, who can:
- promote broader public enlightenment of, and support for, the mission of FDA;
- provide intellectually stimulating, futurist perspectives on 21st century roles of the FDA in public health;
- initiate a meaningful dialogue on innovative ways the FDAAA and its membership can impact the current and future mission of the FDA and its capacities to protect and promote the public health.
Selection: Suggestions for Lecturers can be made by any Association member and must be directed to the Activities Committee (email@example.com) for initial consideration. Final invitations to Wiley Lecturers will be made by the Chairman of the Board.
FDAAA Founder's Award Recipients
Description: The Founder's Award was approved by the Board in January, 2011. In this, the tenth year of the FDAAA, it was decided that honoring the founders of the organization in the inaugural year of the award was most appropriate! The Founder's Award was established to honor the members of the FDAAA who have served with distinction in a leadership capacity, i.e. Board members or Committee Chairs who:
- Made significant and visible contributions to promoting the growth and/or visibility of the FDAAA;
- Have served more than one term on the Board and in so doing have advanced the organization's goals and mission;
- Exemplifies the true spirit and intention of the motto: "Serving those who have served".
2013 Founder's Award Recipient
F. Alan Andersen, Ph.D.
Recipients of the FDAAA Founder's Awards - See list of recipients
FDAAA Volunteer of the Year Award
Description: A crystal, glass or acrylic object engraved with the FDAAA logo and motto, along with the recipient's name, and the year the award is presented. A congratulatory letter from the Chairman of the Board of Directors will accompany the award.
2013 Volunteer of the Year Recipient
Debra Rogan, MD, MPH
Recipients of the FDAAA Volunteer of the Year Awards - See list of recipients
Eligibility: Members of good standing of the FDAAA who:
- make extraordinary contributions to the growth, viability and image of the FDAAA or to an affiliated chapter over a sustained period of time; or
- demonstrate highly accomplished leadership in the development and conduct of Association programs; or
- represent the Association in one or more extramural activities in a manner that positively reflects the ideals of the organization and substantially benefits the FDA or public health in general.
Selection: Nominations can originate from any Association member and must be directed to the Awards Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org) for consideration. Final selections(s) will be made by the Board of Directors based on the Committee's recommendation(s). This award can be presented to one or more persons each year at the discretion of the Board of Directors. The award(s) will be presented at the Association's annual meeting in April.
FDAAA Service Recognition Award
Description: Recipients receive a finely-crafted wooden desktop case emblazoned with the FDAAA logo.
2013 Service Recognition Award
Recipients of the FDAAA Service Recognition Award - See the full list of recipients
Eligibility: Persons who serve in leadership positions of the Association (e.g., Officer, member of the Board of Directors, Committee Chair) and whose service has a demonstrably positive effect on the growth, operational success and/or public image of the organization.
Selection: Nominations will be accepted from any FDAAA member and must be directed to the Awards Committee (email@example.com) for consideration. The Awards Committee will make recommendations on all Service Recognition Award nominations to the Executive Committee and, if necessary, to the Board of Directors which will render a final decision. Service Recognition Awards may be presented at any time during the calendar year at the discretion of the Board of Directors, including the Association?s annual meeting in April.
FDAAA Certificate of Appreciation
Description: A standardized, specially designed certificate bearing the FDAAA logo, recipient's name, date, signatures of the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the FDAAA President, and a citation describing the recipient's contribution(s).
2009 Certificate of Appreciation Recipient
Recipients of the FDAAA Certificate of Appreciation - See list of recipients
Eligibility: Any individual who is an FDAAA member or non-member, or entity, who/that:
- makes a remarkable contribution, either on a one-time or continuing basis, to the operation or financial standing of the Association (e.g., pro bono services, large donation);
- provides highly-dependable, productive volunteer service to the FDAAA;
- serves in an appointed or elected position of responsibility in the FDAAA;
- is a guest speaker or participant at an FDAAA-sponsored event;
- performs a charitable act that exemplifies the goal and values of the FDAAA;
- offers a unique idea or recommendation that is adopted and enhances the efficiency, effectiveness and/or integrity of the FDAAA;
Selection Requirements: Nominations can originate from any member of the Association and must be directed to Executive Committee via the FDAAA Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org) for consideration. Final selection will be made by the Executive Committee. Certificate presentations can occur anytime at the discretion of the Board of Directors.
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