Excellence Award for Council on Hypertension sponsored by Novartis

Updated:May 19,2015

Nominations for the Excellence Award for Hypertension Research, sponsored by Novartis, are being accepted Jan. 26, 2015 - May 26, 2015. Sponsors wishing to have candidate(s) considered for presentation at the annual conference must make nominations by May 26, 2015.

This award honors excellence in research and discoveries in the field of hypertension as well as a researcher's contributions.  The selection committee assesses the candidates' impact on their fields throughout their productive careers as well as any single discovery.

Award Information (click on each section below for more information)

  • All scientists with a background in hypertension research and those who have made a meritorious scientific discovery or discoveries, either alone or with others, may be considered.  The Selection Committee will assess the candidates' overall credentials and their impact on the field of hypertension.
  • AHA membership is not required.
  • A scientist may be nominated an unlimited number of times by different individuals in the same year.
  • Previous winners are not eligible for nomination.
  • All previous nominees who did not win will be considered without re-nomination for up to two additional years (the original nomination year plus two subsequent years.)  Nominators may update the file in the subsequent years by contacting the Award Manager during the nomination cycle in each of the subsequent years.  If a candidate falls out of the three-year consideration cycle without being selected for the award, he or she may be formally re-nominated.

Past Honorees (the award has been presented under different names since its inception)

2015Costantino Iadecola, MD
Pedro Jose, MD, PhD, FAHA
2014Thomas M. Coffman, MD
Toshiro Fujita, MD, PhD
2013Murray Esler, MBBS, PhD
2012L. Gabriel Navar, Ph.D., FAHA
Robert M. Carey, M.D., MACP, FAHA, FRCPI


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Excellence Award for Hypertension Research, sponsored by Novartis

2014 Honorees
Toshiro Fujita, MD and Thomas Coffman, MD

Hypertension Scientific Sessions

Council on Hypertension 2016 Scientific Sessions

Sept. 14–17, 2016
The Dolphin Hotel
Orlando, FL

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