AADR Irwin D. Mandel Distinguished Mentoring Award


Deadline: October 13, 2015

This award was established to provide national recognition for outstanding efforts to foster and promote research training and career development of students, trainees and junior faculty. It is intended to identify individuals at all levels of their career with an exemplary record of mentoring.

Criteria for nominees:
Nominees must be members of the AADR. Each nominee must be an experienced researcher with a record of commitment to the research training and career development of students, trainees and/or faculty.

Nomination procedure:
A nomination letter should be provided that documents the mentoring accomplishments of the candidate and why those accomplishments warrant recognition with this honor. Also, please provide:

  • A list of current and previous mentees (where appropriate list thesis and dissertation committee activity and level of involvement),
  • Their current titles and positions,
  • A listing of all abstracts, papers, book chapters and books co-authored by the candidate and mentees and;
  • An abbreviated curriculum vitae (10 pages maximum).

Review and Selection Process:
All materials will be submitted to the AADR Distinguished Scientist Award Committee and reviewed for selection.

The award consists of a monetary prize of $1,000.00 and a plaque presented at the 45th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the AADR in Los Angeles, Calif., USA, March 16-19, 2016.

All nomination materials should be submitted online at the link above by October 13, 2015.

Sheri S. Herren
Strategic Programs Manager

2015 Recipient
William Bowen

University of Rochester, New York

2014 Recipient
Peter Milgrom

University of Washington, Seattle

2013 Recipient
Sally Marshall

University of Califorina, San Francisco

2012 Recipient
Bjorn Steffensen

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antino

2011 Recipient
Mary MacDougall

University of Alabama at Birmingham

2010 Recipient
Irwin D. Mandel

Columbia University, New York


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