2016 Excellence in Public Service Award: Senator Barbara Mikulski

Judith Seltzer and Molly McCarthy, office of Sen. Mikulski

PAA President Judith A. Seltzer and Molly McCarthy, office of Sen. Mikulski

Accepting on behalf of Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) was Molly O’Rourke McCarthy, a member of Senator Mikulski’s Appropriations Committee staff. Senator Mikulski, who was unable to attend, was acknowledged for her indispensable support for funding for National Institutes of Health (NIH), NSF and Census, and for her tireless and strong defense for the merit and peer review systems at NIH and NSF.