2017 EDI Award Winners
Harvey J. Bullock Jr.
Harvey J. Bullock Jr. Award for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Harvey J. Bullock Jr.
The Harvey J. Bullock Jr. Award was established to recognize employees who champion the ideals of equity, diversity and inclusion. This award was specifically designed to recognize the achievements of those employees who are not at the senior level (i.e. GS 12 and below or equivalent).
Harvey J. Bullock Jr., a Grants Management Specialist, began his career at the NIH in 1961 in the Division of Contracts and Grants, Office of Administration. He was active in both the Washington and National Civil Rights movement. Mr. Bullock graduated from Dunbar High School and American University. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II. As a collateral duty EEO Counselor, he effected change by strengthening communication between labor and management, raising awareness of employee concerns, increasing workplace sensitivity and promoting alternative solutions to workplace disputes. Mr. Bullock was a pioneer in the pursuit of fairness, valuing difference, and leveraging the talents of the entire workforce.
The Harvey J. Bullock Jr. Award will be granted to a non-supervisory general schedule (GS), wage grade (WG) or equivalent employee or group of employees at the grade 12 or below who exemplify the spirit of the award by furthering NIH’s equity, diversity, and/or inclusion efforts.
Yvonne Thompson Maddox Award for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Dr. Yvonne Thompson Maddox
The Yvonne Thompson Maddox Award for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion was established to encourage significant and continued efforts in promoting equity, diversity and inclusion at NIH. This award was specifically designed to recognize the achievements of non-supervisory employees at grades 13 and higher or the equivalent who exemplify the spirit of the award.
Dr. Yvonne Thompson Maddox held prestigious positions here at the NIH. She served as the Deputy Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for many years. Dr. Maddox also served as the Acting Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, and the Acting Deputy Director of NIH. She is an outstanding scientist and administrator who has championed diversity and inclusion within the biomedical workforce and promoted equity in healthcare for all.
The spirit of this award honor’s Dr. Maddox’s leadership and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, and seeks to honor individuals who share that commitment.
NIH Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award of the Year
The NIH Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award of the Year was established to recognize executives, supervisors or managers who have excelled in furthering NIH’s equity, diversity and/or inclusion efforts. This award will be granted to leaders who exemplify the ideals of equity, diversity and inclusion.
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