Dr. John M. Rogers, ToxStrategies Senior Consultant, has been awarded the 2021 Edward W. Carney Distinguished Service Award by the Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention (BDRP, established in 1960 as the Teratology Society). This award honors Dr. Edward W. Carney, Past President of BDRP, for his exemplary dedication and service to the Society and the field of teratology. The Edward W. Carney Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who has provided distinguished service to BDRP. Dr. Rogers has served as BDRP’s President, Treasurer, and chair of several committees; was the Society’s inaugural Robert L. Brent Lecturer; and is Co-Editor of the Society’s journal, Birth Defects Research. He is the author of the chapter on Developmental Toxicology for Casarett and Doull’s Toxicology, the Basic Science of Poisons, has mentored many graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, is a frequent lecturer in BDRP’s Continuing Education Courses, and teaches developmental toxicology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Rogers recently retired from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency after 36 years as a scientist and director.