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2021 Gold Medal Award


Dr. Voorhees is recognized for outstanding initiative and leadership in engineering the rapid and rigorous evaluation of automatic search technologies used in viral research about COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, and similar viruses. Her work has enabled researchers, clinicians and policymakers to obtain information more quickly and accurately, across the daily deluge of scientific research literature, saving precious time in the global battle against the pandemic.


Ellen Voorhees

Senior Research Scientist
Information Technology Laboratory