2000 American Statistical Association W.J. Youden Award in Interlaboratory Testing.
For the paper entitled 'Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program: Helping Participants Use Interlaboratory Comparison Exercise Results to Improve Their Long-Term Measurement Performance' Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 71, No. 9, May 1, 1999, pp. 1870-1878. Authors: David L. Duewer, Margaret C. Kline, Katherine E. Sharpless, Jeanice Brown Thomas, Kenneth T. Gary, and Anne Sowell.
1995 Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award.
For the development of SRM 2391, PCR-based DNA Profiling Standard which provides quality assurance for forensics and other human identification efforts.
2008 Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award.
For research and measurement services in the area of human identity testing to support the criminal justice, legal, and disaster recovery communities.
Memberships and Committees
American Chemical Society
Biochemical Science Division
B.S. Magna Cum Laude, Animal Science/Veterinary Science, University of Maryland (College Park), 1976
M.S. Animal/Dairy/Veterinary Science, Food Science, University of Maryland (College Park), 1979