The Lifetime Achievement Award is named in honor of Dr. Irvine Page and Alva Bradley, who played a prominent role in establishing the National Foundation for High Blood Pressure Research in 1945. The foundation became the Council for High Blood Pressure Research for the American Heart Association in 1949. The council's name changed to Council on Hypertension in 2015.
The Page-Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award is presented each year to an individual who has had a lifetime of outstanding achievements in the field of hypertension and has served as a role model through service, research and teaching. In general, the recipient of this award must have had a career spanning at least 25 years.
A candidate may be nominated an unlimited number of times by different individuals in the same year. The Awards Committee will assess the candidates' overall scientific, teaching and service contributions to the field of hypertension and to the Council on Hypertension.
Electronic submission of a nomination through the Council Awards Application System is required. Hard copies of any part of the nomination cannot be accepted.
The nomination file (submitted on the nominee’s behalf) should contain the following documents in PDF format:
- Nominee's curriculum vitae and bibliography
- Letter of nomination and two additional supporting letters from individuals who are familiar with the nominee's contribution to the field of hypertension and service to the council.
A username and password previously set up through online profile registration at Professional Heart Daily will be necessary to access the Application System. If you have not created an online profile yet, please visit Professional Heart Daily to create an online member profile before accessing the Council Awards Application System. AHA Professional Members who are creating an online profile for the first time should make sure to register using their AHA membership identification numbers.
The award will be presented at the AHA Council on Hypertension American Society of Hypertension Joint Scientific Sessions 2017 in September and consists of a $2,000 honorarium, a plaque, travel and expenses for the recipient and spouse, and complimentary registration to the conference.
The Irvine Page & Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award has been awarded to the following honorees.
|2016||David Robertson MD, FAHA|
|2014||Brian J. Morris, DSc, PhD, FAHA|
Christine Baylis, PhD
|2013||Clinton Webb, BS, MS, PhD|
|2012||James Sowers, MD|
|2011||Hiroko Nishimura, MD, DMSc|
|2010||Theodore Goodfriend, MD|
|2009||Leopoldo Raij, MD|
|2008||K. Bridget Brosnihan, PhD|
|2007||Ernesto L. Schiffrin, MD, PhD|
|2006||Christopher Wilcox, MD, PhD|
|2005||Alberto Nasjletti, MD|
|2004||John C. McGiff, MD|
|2003||Allyn L. Mark, MD|
|2002||Suzanne Oparil, MD|
|2001||Robert M. Carey, MD|
|2000||Patrick J. Mulrow, MD|
|1999||Myron H. Weinberger, MD|
|1998||David H.P. Streeten, MD|
|1997||Norman M. Kaplan, MD|
|1996||Edward G. Biglieri, MD|
|1995||William F. Ganong, MD|
|1994||Stevo Julius, MD, ScD|
|1993||Edward D. Frohlich, MD|
|1992||Ray W. Gifford, Jr., MD|
|1991||Harriet P. Dustan, MD|
|1990||Aram V. Chobanian, MD|