Dickinson W. Richards Memorial Lecture

Updated:Feb 26,2014
The Dickinson W. Richards Memorial Lecture was established in 1973 in honor of Dr. Richards, who shared the Nobel Prize with Drs. Andre Cournand and Werner Forssman in 1956 for work leading to a practical method of cardiac catherizaton. Dr. Richards served as an associate editor of the AHA journal Circulation during the 1950's.

Previous Awardees of the Dickinson W. Richards Memorial Lecture
Year Awardee
2013 Paul Chan, M.D., MSc
"Research Priorities for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: An Agenda for the Next Decade"
2012 Mark Gladwin, M.D.
“Haldane, Hot Dogs, & Halitosis: The Anion Nitrate as an Instrinsic Hypoxic Signaling Molecule and New Therapy For Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”
2011  Petter Andreas Steen, M.D., Ph.D., FERC
“Improving Cardiac Arrest Outcomes:  Fine-tuning or Paradigm Shift?”
2010  S  Stephen Archer, M.D., FAHA
“The Role of Mitochondria in Pulmonary Hypertension-Warburg Redux”
2009  Karl Kern, M.D., FAHA
“Improving Survival from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest”
2008  Asrar Malik, Ph.D.
“Signaling Regulation of Endothelial Barrier Function in Health and Vascular Inflammation”
2007  Fritz Sterz, M.D.
“To cool or not to cool …?”
2006  Joe G.N. Garcia, M.D., FAHA
“Wading in the Genomic Pool for Insights into Lung Pathobiology”
2005  Marlene Rabinovitch, M.D., FAHA
“Biological Intervention to Reverse Pulmonary Hypertension”
2004  Kenneth Weir, M.D., FAHA
“How the Body Senses Acute Changes in Oxygen”
2003  Lance B. Becker, M.D.
“Integrating the Three-Phase Time-Sensitive Model of Cardiac Arrest to Improve Resuscitation Outcomes”
2002  Ivan F. McMurtry, Ph.D.
“ROK and RHO in Hypoxic Pulmonary Hypertension”
2001  Myron L. Weisfeldt, M.D.
“A Three Phase Temporal Model of Resuscitation Following Cardiac Arrest”

Michael S. Wolin, Ph.D.
“Design and Function of Vascular Oxidant Signaling Mechanisms”
1999  Janice Jones, Ph.D.
"Biphasic Waveforms - Panacea for Out-of-Hospital Defibrillation?"
1998  Max Harry Weil, M.D., Ph.D.
"The Biomedicine of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Post Resuscitation Management"
1997  Lewis J. Rubin, M.D.
“Primary Pulmonary Hypertension: Past, Present and Future”
1996  Homayoun Kazemi, M.D.
“Cardio-respiratory Interactions and Central Neurotransmitters”
1995  Una S. Ryan
"Endothelium:  Friend and Foe"
1994  Charles A Hales, M.D.
"Heparin and Pulmonary Hypertension"
1993  John T. Reeves, M.D.
"The Perinatal Lung Circulation:  A Matter of Life and Death"
1992  Peter Ward
"Determinants of Inflammatory Injury in the Lung"
1991  Norman C. Staub, M.D.
"The Cellular Biology of Pulmonary Edema"
1990  Lynne M. Reid, M.D.
"Control of the Pulmonary Circulation by Restrictive VascularRemodeling:  Oxygen -- Minus Plus"
1989  Gerard M. Turino, M.D.
"Matrix Mechanisms in Pulmonary Edema"
1988  Aubrey E. Taylor, Ph.D.
"Is Oxygen Good for the Lung?  Role of Oxygen Radicals in Pulmonary Edema"
1987  Karlman Wasserman, M.D., Ph.D.
"Assessing Cardiovascular Function by Gas Exchange"
1986  Albert L. Hyman, M.D.
"Neural Regulation of the Pulmonary Vascular Bed"
1985  Solbert Permutt, M.D.
"Mechanical Interaction of Respiration and Circulation"
1984  Robert F. Grover, M.D., Ph.D.
"The Politics of Pulmonary Circulation"
1983  Hermann Rahn, Ph.D.
"New Concepts of Acid-Base Regulation at Normal BodyTemperatures and During Hypothermia"
1982  John Butler, M.D.
"The Heart Is in Good Hands:  Cardiopulmonary Interactions"
1981  Richard L. Riley, M.D.
"A Postscript to Circulation of the Blood:  Men and Ideas"
1980  John B. West, M.D.
"Pulmonary Circulation and Gas Exchange"
1979  Alfred P. Fishman, M.D.
"Primary Pulmonary Hypertension"
1978  John T. Shepherd, M.D.
"The Lungs and Heart as Receptor Sites for Cardiovascular Regulartion"
1977  Francois Abboud, M.D.
"Circulatory Adjustments to Hypoxia"
1976 Earl H. Wood, M.D., Ph.D.
"New Vistas for Studies of Structural and Functional Dynamics of the Heart, Lungs, and Circulation by Quantitative Imagery"
1975  Arthur C. Guyton, M.D.
 "Basic Dynamics of Body Fluids with Special Reference to the  Cardiopulmonary System"
1974  Theodore Cooper, M.D.
"The Changing Scene in Research and Medicine"
1973 Andre F. Cournand, M.D.
"Air and Blood - The History of a Unique Collaboration"

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