2013 Federal Employees of the Year: Tara Palmore, Julie Segre and Team

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A deadly strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria spread through the world-renowned National Institutes of Health research hospital in 2011 and 2012, infecting 18 patients and killing seven before Segre and Palmore used the superbug’s own DNA to track and contain the outbreak. Their work created a groundbreaking model for the health care industry.