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Insect expert Linthicum honored for disease prevention work
Tuesday - 5/21/2013, 7:31am EDT
As one of the country's leading experts on insects and disease prevention, Linthicum heads up ARS' Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology in Gainesville, Fla.
Kenneth Linthicum, director, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, Agricultural Research Service, USDA
In recognition of Linthicum's effort, the Partnership for Public Service recently named him as one of the 2013 finalists for the National Security and International Affairs Medal. This award honors federal employees who have made a significant contribution in the areas of national security and international affairs.
Linthicum answered the following questions about himself and his career in the federal government.
What three words best describe your leadership philosophy?
Facilitate, Inspire and Accomplish
What's the best piece of advice (or words of wisdom) you've ever received and
gave it to you?
"Stop work and come to dinner," from my wife, Sharon Linthicum.
Who is your biggest role model and why?
My father and mother, Kenneth and Leila Linthicum, who engendered a strong work ethic, honesty, dedication to family and country
What's the last thing you read and what's next on your reading list?
Just finished "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption" by Laura Hillenbrand. Next will be "The Time of our Lives: A conversation about America" by Tom Brokaw.
What's your favorite bureaucratic phrase?
The National Security and International Affairs Medal is just one of the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) presented annually by the Partnership for Public Service. View a gallery of all the Sammies nominees here.