Every year during the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) annual meeting, the Network acknowledges stunning achievements of individuals, programs, and agencies. The Awards Presentation is always a shining moment for NBDPN members and others working the field of birth defects.
Godfrey P. Oakley, Jr. Award
This award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of birth defects. Since 2001, NBDPN has presented this prestigious award in Dr. Oakley’s honor.
2012 Award Recipient: Lewis B. Holmes, MD
State Leadership Award
This award honors an outstanding contribution (or leadership) by a state birth defects program.
2012 Award Recipient: Florida Birth Defects Registry
Birth Defects Education & Prevention Award
This award honors an agency's or birth defects program's efforts to raise public awareness of birth defects through innovative and collaborative projects.
2012 Award Recipients:
Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Michigan Department of Community Health and Ohio Department of Health
NBDPN President's Award
This award honors an NBDPN member who has made significant contributions important to the mission and goals of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network, Inc.
2012 Award Recipient: Ann F. Phelps (TX)
NBDPN Distinguished Service Award
This award honors an NBDPN member who has provided significant time and effort over many years in support of the mission and goals of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network, Inc.
2012 Award Recipients: Melanie Lockhart (DC), Angela Lin (MA)
Previous NBDPN Award Winners