Captain Martin Sanders Wins 2007 Derek Dunn Memorial Senior Scientist Officer of the Year Award

WASHINGONT DC – 12/31/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Captain Martin Sanders has won the 2007 Derek Dunn Memorial Senior Scientist Officer Award. At the time of the ceremony, Sanders was serving as Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Health and Safety Office. The award was given in recognition of Martin Sanders’ ongoing dedication to the biosafety and science communities.

Captain Sanders career within the  U.S. Army and USPHS began after completing a PhD at the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. He proceeded to begin a career in the U.S. Army, United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and the Department of Health and Human Services. Sanders has specialised in the efforts to prevent and contain bio-threats, terrorism, as well as WMD related issues. In addition, Sanders was a Chief within the National Institutes of Health, a position he relinquished in 2005 in order to transfer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Derek Dunn Memorial Senior Scientist Officer Award is an award issued by the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service. It is named in honour of the late Captain Derek Dunn who passed away in 2002. Captain Dunn was the Acting Associate Director of Science for the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, as well as an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati and Miami University (located in Ohio).

You are eligible for the award if you are USPHS Scientist Officer who holds a rank of O-5 or higher. The award is given to the officer that best exhibits exemplary achievements in the professional field, career growth and development, leadership skills, and commitment to USPHS. Capt. Martin  Sanders was the third officer the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to win the award since its inception.

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