Mid Career Award for Research Excellence

Updated:May 19,2015

This program recognizes a mid-career investigator active in hypertension or cardiovascular research.  Candidates include Ph.D.s and/or M.D.s who are still within 10 years after their first faculty appointment, as of the award application date.

A winner will be chosen to present a lecture at the Fall Hypertension meeting and invited to present a lecture at the British Hypertension Society the following year.

History of Winners

2013   Jens Titze, MD
2014   Iris Z. Jaffe, BA, MD, PhD
2015   Kamal Rahmouni, PhD. FAHA 

Award Information (click each section below for more information)

Applications will be judged on the following criteria submitted through the Council Awards System. The Council on Hypertension Awards Committee will select the winner based off of the following criteria: 
  • All applicants must be members of the AHA/ASA at any level by the time of application submission. If you need to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member, you should do so before submitting your abstract and award application materials. Join or renew today
  • Candidates include Ph.D.s and/or M.D.s who are still within 10 years after their first faculty appointment, as of the award application date. 
  • Nominee’s curriculum vitae and bibliography 
  • A signed letter of nomination from the sponsor and at least one additional supporting letter. The letters should clearly articulate the major contributions of the nominee to the field of hypertension. 
  • A candidate may be nominated an unlimited number of times by different individuals in the same year. The Awards Committee will assess the candidates’ backgrounds, accomplishments and overall contributions to the field of hypertension.

All nominations must be received through the Council Awards Application System by 5 p.m. Central Standard Time on May 26, 2015.   Please submit nominations as early as possible before the deadline. 

For questions, please contact: 
Archi Rimal, Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships
E-mail: council.awards@heart.org
Phone: (214) 706-1181

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