Sonia Lee Receives HHS Secretary’s Commendation

Sonia Lee, Ph.D., chief of the Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch (MPIDB) in DER, received an HHS Secretary’s Commendation for exceptional service and leadership during the public health emergency phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. HHS leadership honored Dr. Lee and other staff at an August 22 ceremony. Congratulations, Dr. Lee!

Read an interview with Dr. Lee about some of her efforts throughout the pandemic from the archivist for the Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum.