Network Performance Awards Winners Announced

Network Performance Awards Winners Announced
Jun 26, 2019

The HPTN Network Performance Awards, recognizing top performers in community engagement, laboratory performance, study participant enrollment and retention, and staff excellence in leadership, were announced at the recent HPTN Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. We would like to congratulate all award recipients for their achievements.

 

 

 

 

 

IPEC, Rio de Janeiro

Community – Winner

IPEC, Rio de Janeiro

For high rates of enrollment in support of HPTN 083 and excellent rates of retention, strong social media presence cultivating partnerships with key stakeholders and outreach, and artistic approaches to engage community.

 

 

 

 

Wits RHI, Johannesburg, South Africa

Community – Honorable Mention

Wits RHI, Johannesburg, South Africa

For consistent contribution to HPTN 084 CWG call and WhatsApp discussions, and contributions to recruitment and retention materials for all HPTN 084 sites.

 

 

 

 

 

Silom Community Clinic, Bangkok

Laboratory – Winner

Silom Community Clinic, Bangkok

For top lab performance based on shipments, LDMS reconciliation responses, and responses to action items.

 

 

 

 

 

Laboratory – Honorable Mentions

No representatives present.

SAMRC Botha’s Hill CRS, Durban, South Africa and SAMRC Verulam CRS, Durban, South Africa

 

Hospital Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Accrual – Winner

Hospital Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, Porto Alegre, Brazil

For enrolling 96 HPTN 083 participants in six months and simultaneously completing 96 percent of expected visits.

 

 

 

 

 

Via Libre, Lima, Peru

Accrual – Honorable Mention

Via Libre, Lima, Peru

For enrolling 104 participants across HVTN 704/HPTN 085 and HPTN 083, and excellent visit completion rate in HVTN 704/HPTN 085.

 

 

 

 

 

Spilhaus CRS, Harare, Zimbabwe

Retention – Winner

Spilhaus CRS, Harare, Zimbabwe

For 98.5 percent visit completion rate for 128 HVTN 703/HPTN 081 participants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yen Hoa, Hanoi, Vietnam

Retention – Honorable Mention

Yen Hoa, Hanoi, Vietnam

For 98.1 percent retention rate for the 117 participants in HPTN 083

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZAMBART, Lusaka, Zambia and Desmond Tutu TB Centre (DTTC), Stellenbosch, South Africa

 

Special Site Recognition Awards

ZAMBART, Lusaka, Zambia and Desmond Tutu TB Centre (DTTC), Stellenbosch, South Africa

In recognition of the extraordinary work and dedication of the ZAMBART and DTTC staffs, without whom HPTN 071 (PopART) would not have been possible.

 

 

 

 

Staff Excellence in Leadership – Winners

For dedication, commitment and contributions to HPTN 071 (PopART)

Leadership and Operations Center
(L-R; Dr. Richard Hayes, HPTN 071 study chair; Eric Miller; Dr. Nirupama Sista; Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr, HPTN co-principal investigator; Tanette Headen; Dr. Myron Cohen, HPTN co-principal investigator; Sam Griffith; Dr. Ayana Moore; Kathy Hinson; Sarah Stone; and Rhonda White)

 

Leadership and Operations Center

  • Ayana Moore
  • Eric Miller
  • Kathy Hinson
  • Nirupama Sista
  • Rhonda White
  • Sam Griffith
  • Sarah Stone
  • Tanette Headen

 

 

 

 

 

Laboratory Center
(L-R; Shahnaz Ahmed; Yaw Agei; Estelle Piwowar-Manning; Vanessa Cummings; Phil Sullivan; Denni Lennon; Abby Porter; Dr. Richard Hayes; Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr; and Dr. Myron Cohen)

 

Laboratory Center

  • Abby Porter 
  • Barbara Debevec
  • Denni Lennon
  • Estelle Piwowar-Manning
  • Lebah Lugalia
  • Michelle Xing
  • Phil Sullivan 
  • Shahnaz Ahmed
  • Susan Eshleman
  • Vanessa Cummings
  • Yaw Agyei

 

 

 

Statistical and Data Management Center
(L-R; Dr. Richard Hayes; Dr. Deborah Donnell; Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr; Dr. Myron Cohen; and Ethan Wilson)

 

Statistical and Data Management Center

  • Deborah Donnell
  • Ethan Wilson
  • Heather Noble