1992 Speaker, Prevention of Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
1994 Public speaker, FDA Regulated Products and Pregnant Women, Washington, DC
1995 Participant & Organizer, First National Medical Consensus Meeting on Group B Strep Prevention, San Francisco, California
1995 Chosen for National Documentary Series, The Visionaries, Public Television
1995 Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service, North Carolina
1995 JC Penney Golden Rule Award
1995 Panelist, American Trial Lawyer’s Annual Convention, New York, New York
1996 Funding to support collaborative effort with the CDC and inner-city Atlanta hospitals to promote further education among medical professionals with regard to pregnant African American women and newborns at risk for GBS disease
1996 Speaker for International Childbirth Education Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC
1997 PARENTS Magazine “As They Grow” national award for healthcare, presented by Hilary Clinton, Washington, DC
1997 “Tarheel of the Week” statewide award presented by the Raleigh News and Observer Newspaper for Group B Strep educational efforts
1998 Speaker, National Vaccine Advisory Commission, Public Comment Session, Washington, DC
1998 Speaker, Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccine, Public Comment Session, June and September, Washington, DC
1998 Exhibitor, National Immunization Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
1998 National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID) Recognition Award, Partners in Public Health, GBS Prevention Activities Committee
2001 Speaker, Second National Consensus Meeting on Goup B Strep Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
2005 Speaker, Conference on Maternal Immunization sponsored by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC
2005 Speaker, Press conference announcing Chiron GBS vaccine



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