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Plain Language: Past Award Ceremonies

April 19, 2006 — NIH Plain Language Awards for 2005 Products

IC/OD Author Product
OUTSTANDING PLAIN LANGUAGE PRODUCTS
NIGMS

Emily Carlson, M.A.
Alison Davis, Ph.D.
Craig Hicks
Karin Jegalian, Ph.D.
Kirstie Saltsman, Ph.D.

Biomedical Beat E-Newsletter—June 21, 2005
NEI

Rosemary Janiszewski, M.S., CHES

The Diabetic Eye Disease: An Educator’s Guide
NEI

Rosemary Janiszewski, M.S., CHES
Leslie Rivera, M.A.

Enfermedad diabética del ojo: Una guía para el educador
NCI

Donna Bonner
Paul R. LaMasters
Malka Scher, Ph.D., J.D.
Walt Burroughs
Del Harrod
Kathryn Hollen
Elizabeth Johnson
David Fridberg

Graphic Standards for Use of NCI Logo and Graphic Identity Elements
NIAAA

Mark Willenbring, M.D.
Maureen Gardner
Dianne Miller, M.P.A.

Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinician’s Guide
NIDDK

Robert Nelson, M.D.
Jennifer Weil, M.D.
Toni Press-Coffman
Etheleen Osif
Salt River Dialysis Support Group
Members of Native American Communities

Looking Out for Our Health: We Have the Power to Slow Kidney Disease
NIDDK

Elisa Gladstone, M.P.H.          
Thomas Hostetter, M.D.
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide

NKDEP Family Reunion Initiative
NIA

Freddi Karp, M.P.A.
Stephanie Dailey, M.A.
Tamara Jones, Ph.D.
Jann Keenan, Ed.S.

Safe Use of Medicines: Take Your Medicines the Right Way—Each Day!
NIGMS

Emily Carlson, M.A.

17-year-old Enlightens NIH Scientists on Protein Structure Prediction
NIDDK

Mary Hoskin, M.S., M.P.H.
Suzan Murphy, M.P.H., R.D.
Members of Pima, Zuni, Navaho, Ponca, Hopi, and Tono O’odham Indian communities

Voices from our Communities: Messages of Hope
NHLBI

Karen Donato, R.D.

WE CAN! Families Finding a Balance: A Parent Handbook
NCI

Louise Cunningham, M.P.H.
Lori Keesey
Susan Spangler
Rhonda Wilt DeJoice, B.A.
Melinda Moyer, M.S.

When Cancer Returns: Support for People with Cancer
EXCELLENT PLAIN LANGUAGE PRODUCTS
NIGMS

Emily Carlson, M.A.
Alison Davis, Ph.D.
Craig Hicks
Karin Jegalian, Ph.D.
Alisa Machalek, M.S.

Biomedical Beat Electronic Newsletter—August 16, 2005
NIDDK

Joanne Gallivan, M.S., R.D.
Elizabeth Warren-Boulton, R.N.


Dealing with the Ups and Downs of Diabetes—Tips for Teens with Type 2 Diabetes
NINR

Daniel O’Neal III, M.A., A.P.R.N., B.C.
Lanny Newman

Discover Nursing Research
NIGMS

Emily Carlson, M.A.

The Family Business—September 2005 Findings
NIAMS

Leslie McIntire, M.A.
Robert Miranda-Acevedo, M.P.A.

Fast Facts (Easy-to-Read Series) in English and Spanish
NIDCD

Patricia Blessing, B.S.
Mia Esserman, M.L.S.
Mary Sullivan, M.S.
Jennifer Wenger, M.A.

Inside—NIDCD Online Newsletter
NCI

Robyn Bason, B.S.
Cheryl Burg, M.A., A.G.S., M.S.
Ilene Holly Burstyn
Kevin Broun, M.L.I.S.
Nina Ghanem M.Ed., CHES
Tanisha Gregory
Cindy Lollar, M.A.A., M.F.A.
Sahil Malik, B.S.
Henry Ostapiej, B.S., M.S.
Nicole Saiontz, M.H.S.
Valerie Secker, M.P.A.

NCI Office of Communications Orientation Resources
NIAID

Christine Rumney, B.S.

NIAID Extramural Staff Training—Electronic Announcements
OD/OCPL

Carla Garnett, M.A.

NIH Among First to Use New Electronic Folder System
NLM

Janet Zipser, M.L.S.
Annette Nahin
Katherine Majewski, M.L.S.
Andrea Demsey, M.L.S.

Quick Tours: Searching Medical Literature Databases
OD/OSP

Bruce Fuchs, Ph.D.
William Mowczko, M.A.
Lisa Strauss
Cindy Allen, M.A.
Van Hubbard, M.D., Ph.D.
Jean Pennington, Ph.D., R.D.
BSCS
SAIC

The Science of Energy Balance
NCI

Donna Kerrigan, M.S.
Miguel Monroy
Jeanne Kelly, B.F.A.

Understanding Cancer
OD/OSP/ORWH

Gloria Seelman, M.D.
Catherine Beck Shoup, M.A.
Vivian Pinn, M.D.
Joyce Rudick, Ph.D.

Women Scientists with Disabilities
NIA

Janice Lynch Shuster
Freddi Karp, M.P.A.

Working with Your Older Patient: A Clinician’s Handbook
NIDDK

Kathy Kranzfelder, M.A.
Ellen Schwab, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Your Guide to Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2
HONORABLE MENTION
NIA

Doug Dollemore, B.A.
Freddi Karp, M.P.A.

Aging Hearts & Arteries: A Scientific Quest
OD/OSP

Bruce Fuchs, Ph.D.
William Mowczko, M.A.
Bonnie Kalberer, M.S.
Cindy Allen, M.A.
Marian Emr
Lynn Hudson, Ph.D.
Michael O’Donovan, Ph.D.
BSCS
SAIC

The Brain: Our Sense of Self
NCI

Tracy E. Thompson, B.S., B.A.
Robin Moore, M.B.A.
Joan Barbour, B.S.
Cathy Kristiansen, M.A.

CCR Networks
NCI

Breast Cancer Education Team
Rhonda Wilt DeJoice, B.A.
Sona Thakkar, M.A.
Laura Boyle, M.P.H., CHES
Rose Mary Padberg, R.N., M.A.
Susan Spangler

Common Breast Changes
NIAAA

Maureen B. Gardner
Diane W. Miller, M.P.A.

The Cool Spot: The Young Teen’s Place for Information on Alcohol and Resisting Peer Pressure
NCI

Bob Anderson
Donna Bell
David Butler, B.A., M.B.A.
Maritta Grau, B.A., M.A.
Ken Michaels, A.A.S.

FY 04 Annual Report Executive Summary
NLM

Genetics Home Reference Project Team

Genetics Home Reference
NCI

Donna Kerrigan, M.S.
Miguel Monroy
Jeanne Kelly, B.F.A.

Immune System
NIAID

Ann London

Is It a Cold or Allergy?
NINDS

Shannon E. Garnett, B.A.

Maestro Leon Fleisher Uses “Two Hands” to Thank NIH
 

Bob Kuska, M.S.J.

Meet the 2005 Kreshover Lecturer: Dr. Charles Serhan
NCCAM

Karla Ehrler, B.A.
Alyssa Cotler, M.P.H.
Swati Revankar

NCCAM Headline News—September, 2005
NIAID

Christine Rumney, B.S.

NIAID Extramural Staff Training—Supplemental Tool for “Use Plain Language to Improve Communications”
NIDA

Public Information Liaison Branch

NIDA’s Game Plan PSA Campaign
NIGMS

Jeremy Berg, Ph.D.
James Deatherage, Ph.D.
Ann Dieffenbach
Craig Hicks
Brian Pike, Ph.D.
Paul Sheehy, Ph.D.
Scott Somers, Ph.D.
Laurie Tompkins, Ph.D.
John Whitmarsh, Ph.D.
Hinda Zlotnik, Ph.D.

The NIGMS Feedback Loop Electronic Newsletter
OD/ORS

Michael Spillane
Ellen Gary
Mary Ann Bell
Brad Moss
Chris Blankner
Kelly Discount
Erin Riley
Andrea Tennison
Bill Magers

NIH Emergency Preparedness Handbook
OD/OCPL

Rich McManus, B.A.
Carla Garnett, M.A.
Bonnie Hamalainen, M.F.A.

NIH Record
NEIHS

John Peterson, B.S.

Oceans of Discovery: How the Study of Oceans Can Improve Your Health
OD/ORS

Genia Bohrer, A.A.
David Brightwell, B.S.
Monica Jones
Wanda Malave, A.A.

Outside Activities 3-4-5 Framework
NIDDK

Leslie Curtis, M.A.

Pack Healthy Ideas for Summer Trips/NIH News in Health
NIA

Anne Decker, B.A.
Freddi Karp, M.P.A.

Shingles Age Page
NCI

Lorna Patrick
Helen Osborne, M.Ed.
Donna Bonner
Susan Spangler

Surgery Choices for Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer
NIA

Karin Kolsky, B.A.
Freddi Karp, M.P.A.

There’s No Place Like Home—For Growing Old: Tips from the National Institute on Aging
NHGRI

Shelley Hoogstraten-Miller, D.V.M., M.S.
Wendy Burns, B.S.
Darryl Leja, M.F.A.

Training in Basic Biomethodology for Laboratory Mice
NCI

Donna Kerrigan, M.S.
Michelle Bennett, Ph.D.
Jeanne Kelly, B.F.A.

Understanding Cancer Genomics
OD/OSP & NINDS

Bruce Fuchs, Ph.D.
William Mowczko, M.A.
Cindy Allen, M.A.
Lisa Strauss
Krishan Arora, Ph.D.
BSCS and SAIC

Using Technology to Study Cellular and Molecular Biology
NCI

LaTonya Kittles
Greg Downing, D.O., Ph.D.
Travis Earles
Stacy Jannie
Trish Evans

A Video Journey into the World of Nanotechnology in Cancer
NIDDK

Kathy Kranzfelder, M.A.
Heather Wallace. M.A.

Using What I Need to Know About Diarrhea
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