Trudy Bush Fellowships for Cardiovascular Disease Research in Women's Health

Updated:Jul 27,2012

Applicants must submit abstracts to the Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2013 Scientific Sessions, scheduled for March19-22, 2013 in New Orleans, LA.

  • Abstract Deadline: Oct. 8, 2012
  • Award Application Deadline: Oct. 8, 2012

General Information
The Trudy Bush Fellowship for Cardiovascular Disease Research in Women’s Health is named for Trudy Bush, Ph.D., M.H.S., to honor her outstanding leadership in the field of women’s health and contributions to cardiovascular science.

The winners of the Trudy Bush Fellowships will be announced during the conference.  The winning abstracts will be the top three achieving the highest average scores of all applicants whose abstracts address issues related to women’s health. Cardiovascular disease research in women’s health is defined broadly and is not limited to studies conducted exclusively in women or issues unique to women, such as effects of postmenopausal hormone therapy.  The awardees will receive a cash prize of $1,000 each.

Eligibility Requirements

  • All applicants must be members of the AHA.
  • The candidate must be the first and presenting author of the abstract.
  • The work may not have been previously presented or published in any form.
  • Winners are not eligible to reenter the competition in subsequent years.
  • Applicants may submit only one abstract for consideration for the award.
  • Winners of this award are not eligible to receive cash compensation from another award during the joint EPI/NPAM conference.

How To Apply

  • Submit an abstract for the conference by 5 p.m. CDT, Oct. 8, 2012, in the area of women’s health.
  • Select the award during the abstract submission process.
  • Follow instructions in the submission site.

Supported by an educational grant from Wyeth-Ayerst Pharmaceuticals.


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