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Sammies nominee’s work protects women & babies from Zika virus
Peggy Honein, Director of the CDC’s Division of Congenital & Developmental Disorders, details her team’s efforts to research and prevent...
Scientist leads research in nut allergy remedies & prevention
Soheila Maleki, Sammies 2018 finalist and lead scientist for food allergy research at the Department of Agriculture, discusses her work...
FTC work saves almost $600M in scam recovery
Karen Dodge, Sammies 2018 finalist and staff attorney at the Federal Trade Commission, discusses investigating Western Union for wire fraud...
USAID Food for Peace leader recognized for worldwide impact
Matthew Nims, Sammies 2018 finalist and acting director of the Office of Food for Peace at USAID, discusses the management...
Private reinsurers assuming flood damage liability saves NFIP in claims
Andy Neal, Sammies 2018 finalist and branch chief for Actuarial and Catastrophic Modeling at FEMA, details how a “reinsurance program”...
NIH team develops preventative Zika vaccine
Dr. Barney Graham, Sammies 2018 finalist and deputy director of the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health,...
Data-sharing enhancement to increase transportation safety & efficiency
Ariel Gold, data program manager for the Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office at the Department of Transportation, discusses her...
NIH doctor helps thousands by identifying rare diseases & treatments
Dr. Daniel Kastner, Sammies 2018 finalist and scientific director of the Division of Intramural Research at the National Institutes of...
Naval engineer recognized for developing anti-counterfeit technology
Alison Smith, 2018 Sammies finalist and Chief Engineer at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, discusses her work developing a way...
FBI special agent recognized for record takedown of MS-13 gang
Jeffrey Wood, Supervisory Special Agent at the FBI and 2018 Sammies finalist, discusses his role in the international undercover operation...
Sammies award finalist reduces flood risks in Grand Forks area
Judith DesHarnais, Chief of Programs & Project Management at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, details her...
HHS response team defends health care systems from cyberattack
Stephen Curren, director of the Resilience Division in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at HHS,...
Sammies finalist led R&D of mine visibility technology
Principal Research Engineer John Sammarco from the Pittsburgh Mining Research Division of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health...
NOAA meteorologist develops cutting-edge satellite tech
Tim Schmit, satellite research meteorologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and a Sammies 2018 finalist, discusses how his...
NASA develops first-ever drone air traffic management system
Parimal Kopardekar, 2018 Sammies finalist and senior technologist for Air Transportation Systems at NASA Ames Research Center, discusses the work...
Applying drone technology to Interior Department challenges
Mark Bathrick, 2018 Sammies finalist and director of the Office of Aviation Services at the Department of the Interior, discusses...
Service to America medal finalist lays out plans for oil & gas industries
Barbara Kutchko, senior research scientist at the National Energy Technology Laboratory, details her development of guidelines for the use of...
Partnership announces 2018 Service to America Medal nominees.
Tom Fox, VP of Leadership & Innovation at the Partnership for Public Service, talks with Francis Rose about the finalists...
Sammies finalist helped millions get treatment for HIV and AIDS
Dr. Tedd Ellerbrock, chief of the HIV Care and Treatment Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses...
Government Matters (Full Show) – August 15, 2017
Impact of agency reorganization effort on federal workforce Leslie Pollack, deputy associate director of HR strategy and evaluation solutions at...
Agricultural Research Service microbiologist honored for life-saving work
Jitender Dubey, a microbiologist at Agricultural Research Service, discusses the work that earned him a nomination as a finalist for...
How the Secret Service fights cyber crime
U.S. Secret Service special agent Tate Jarrow, winner of a Service to America Medal in the ‘Call to Service’ category,...
Managing the $7B stockpile of emergency medicine at CDC
Greg Burel, director of the Division of the Strategic National Stockpile at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses...
Public-private partnerships saves money & lives
Dr. Paul McGann, Jean Moody-Williams and Dennis Wagner discuss the work they’re doing at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
Using data, mapping to make a difference
Chief Geographer and Director of the GeoCenter at the U.S. Agency for International Development Carrie Stokes discusses the work she and...
Treasury program recognized for spurring development
Lisa Jones, Program Manager of the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program at the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund of the Treasury Department, talks...
USGS team strengthens volcano readiness
John Pallister, leader of the Volcano Disaster Assistance Program at the U.S. Geological Survey, discussed his effort to strengthen volcano...
Crowdsourcing, challenges and prizes across government
Jenn Gustetic, small business innovation research program executive at NASA, discussed her work on crowdsourcing in government. Gustetic is a...
Customer service strategy and innovations at USCIS
Mariela Melero, of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, discussed her customer service creations — including Emma, a virtual assistant with...
Using innovation and tech to help farmers
Lilia McFarland of USDA is a Service to America finalist for her work in using tech and innovation to help...
NIH investigator’s career spans four decades
Dr. Allen Wilcox, senior investigator for the Epidemiology Branch National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences at the National Institutes of Health,...
Hurricane hunter’s career spans 5 decades
James McFadden, chief of programs and projects at NOAA’s Aircraft Operations Center, discussed his five-decade career as a federal hurricane...
Liquidation and small business investments
Thomas Morris, director of the Office of Liquidation at the Small Business Administration and Service to America Medals finalist, explains...
Artificial intelligence for medics
Dr. Jaques Reifman, a U.S. army medical researcher at Fort Detrick, discussed his work on APPRAISE — an artificial intelligence...
Sammies finalist crafted the EPA’s power plant rule
This month, the Partnership for Public Service announced 32 finalists for their Service to America Medals — dubbed the ‘Oscars’...
Securing compliance with pollution control rules
David Hindin, from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, discussed his work on pollution control. He’s...
Government Matters (Full Show) – July 14, 2016
On Thursday’s edition of Government Matters: Inside Defense editors Marjorie Censer and Tony Bertuca discussed horse-trading over the National Defense...
Making protective technology better for government
Hongwei Hsiao, chief of the protective technology branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discussed the work that...
Surveys as a transformative tool in government
Kimya Lee is a Senior Adviser, Research & Evaluation at OPM and a Service to America finalist. See discusses her...
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