Opening Session Award Winners 2013

Updated:Aug 1,2013
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Opening Session Award Winners for 2013

Chairman's Award

The award honors medical/science volunteers who have made contributions to further the AHA’s strategic goals in non-science areas. The award consists of a citation and honorarium.

Ileana L. Pina, MD, MPH, FAHAIleana L. Pina, M.D., M.P.H., FAHA
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health Albert Einstein College – Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY




Eugene Braunwald Academic Mentorship Award

The award honors individuals whose academic careers have included a long-term record (spanning at least 20 to 25 years) of successful mentoring of promising young academicians. The mentoring can be in any field of fundamental or clinical research consistent with the mission of the American Heart Association, or in other academic pursuits, such as education. It is based upon a consistent record of molding the careers of multiple individuals during a continuous academic career. This award consists of a citation and honorarium.

Mark Josephson, MD, FAHA photo 100x150Mark Josephson, M.D., FAHA, Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
Boston, MA




Research Achievement Award

This is a distinguished award of national importance and its presentation is a highlight of Scientific Sessions, the association’s annual meeting. It has been conferred annually since 1953 in recognition of distinguished scientific achievement in the field of cardiovascular research. The award, consisting of a citation and honorarium, may be made for an individual or group effort. Since the inauguration of the AHA Basic Research Prize, the Research Achievement Award has been focused to recognize and reward lifetime contributions to cardiovascular research and/or teaching.

Roberto Bolli, MD, FAHA photo 100x150Roberto Bolli, M.D., FAHA
Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Institute of Molecular Cardiology
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY




Basic Research Prize

The award recognizes an individual who is making outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular science and who currently heads an outstanding cardiovascular basic research laboratory. The prize consists of a citation and honorarium.

Jeffrey A. Towbin, MD, MS, FAHA photo 100x150Jeffrey A. Towbin, M.D., M.S., FAHA
Professor of Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH




Clinical Research Prize

The award recognizes an individual who is making outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular science and who currently heads an outstanding cardiovascular clinical research laboratory. The prize consists of a citation and honorarium.

Thomas Brott, MD photo 100x150Thomas Brott, M.D.
Professor of Neurology and Director of Research
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville – Neurology
Jacksonville, FL




Population Research Prize

The award recognizes an individual who is making outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular science and who currently heads an outstanding cardiovascular population research laboratory. The prize consists of a citation and honorarium.

Lewis Kuller, MD, DrPh, MPH, FAHA, photo 100x150Lewis Kuller, M.D., Dr.Ph., M.P.H., FAHA
Professor
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA