NIH Director’s Award: Yavin Shaham, NIDA
For the development of novel animal models that have led to a paradigm shift in research on behavior and brain mechanisms of drug addiction.
Ruth Kirchstein Mentoring Award: Marisela Morales, NIDA
For exemplary performance while demonstrating significant leadership, skill, and ability in serving as a mentor.
NIDA Staff members in the Commissioned Corps were also recognized:
CAPT Michelle Leff, NIDA
CAPT Paul Na, NIDA
CDR John Hubbard, NIDA
LCDR Stacy Yung, NIDA
Congratulations to all! More information about the 2020 NIH Director’s Awards can be found here: