EPI Mentoring Award

Updated:Jun 24,2015

Sponsored by the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention's Early Career Committee

The Epidemiology and Prevention Mentoring Award highlights the importance of superior mentoring in cardiovascular epidemiologic research by honoring a person who has provided exceptional individual and institutional mentoring and advocacy for cardiovascular epidemiology researchers.  The awardee will be honored at the Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions.

Nominations open July 8, 2015 at 8 a.m. Central Time through Oct. 14, 2015 at 5 p.m. Central Standard Time.

History of Honorees

2009  Aaron Folson, MD, FAHA
2010  Josef Coresh, MD, PhD, FAHA
2011  No award given
2012  Vasan S. Ramachandran, MD, DM, FACC, FAHA
2013  Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD

Award Information (please click on the sections below for more information)

Each nominee will be considered based on his or her history of mentoring epidemiology researchers as well as his or her overall record towards the professional development of mentees.  Membership in the American Heart Association by the nominee is strongly encouraged but not mandatory for nomination.


All nominations must be received through the Council Awards Application System by 5 p.m. Central Standard Time on Oct. 14, 2015. Nominators should submit as early as possible before the deadline to allow time to address any submission issues.


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