Leadership Award

The FDLI Distinguished Service and Leadership Awards have a long history of recognizing individuals from the food and drug law community for their contributions to the field. Starting in 2017, the awards will be presented at the FDLI Annual Conference.

Recent Winners

Pat Furlong
Founding President and CEO, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy

David J. Horowitz
Deputy General Counsel, Department of Health and Human Services

Philip Katz
Partner, Hogan Lovells

Karen Midthun
former Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA

 Past Award Recipients

  • 2014 – Elizabeth (Betsy) Anderson; William K. Hubbard; Leslie Kux; Peter Safir
  • 2013 – Jane A. Axelrad; Jeffrey N. Gibbs; Kay Holcombe; Richard Kingham
  • 2012 – Minnie Baylor-Henry; Alan Bennett; Thomas O. Henteleff; John M. Taylor III
  • 2011 – F. Alan Andersen; Deborah M. Autor; Robert P. Brady; Eugene M. Thirolf, Jr.
  • 2010 – Kate Beardsley; Michael Landa*; Bruce Silverglade; Mike Taylor
  • 2009 – Donald O. Beers*; Arthur N. Levine; Elizabeth H. Dickinson; Marlene K. Tandy; Geoffrey M. Levitt; Nancy L. Buc; Murray M. Lumpkin; Sanford A. Miller
  • 2008 – Susan Alpert; Eugene Lambert; Matthew Weinberg; Janet Woodcock
  • 2007 – Ron M. Johnson; Suzanne White Junod; Martin J. Levitas; Eugene M. Pfeifer
  • 2006 – Joseph V. Rodricks; Nancy Singer; Ann H. Wion; William W. Vodra
  • 2005 – Eve E. Bachrach; Lester M. Crawford; Mark Novitch; William B. Schultz
  • 2004 – Eric Blumberg; Anthony C. Celeste; Bruce N. Kuhlik*; Stephen H. McNamara
  • 2003 – J. Paul Hile; Paul M. Hyman; Patrick M. McLain; Robert M. Spiller, Jr.
  • 2002 – Frederick H. Degnan; Christopher L. Hagenbush; Daniel L. Michels; Robert J. Temple
  • 2001 – Joseph A. Levitt; Richard A. Merrill; Michael P. Peskoe; Myron S. Weinberg
  • 1999 – Joel E. Hoffman, Linda R. Horton, Wayne L. Pines, Kristine A. Rapp
  • 1998 – Gary L. Yingling
  • 1997 – Richard M. Cooper
  • 1996 – Stuart J. Land
  • 1995 – Peter Barton Hutt
  • 1994 – Alan H. Kaplan
  • 1993 – George M. Burditt

* denotes nominated but prior winner