School of Medicine Research Staff Awards

Nominations for 2017 are now closed. Stay tuned for updates regarding the 2018 season.

 

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2016 award recipients and their nominators at an April 2017 luncheon are pictured above.

The School of Medicine Research Staff Awards are given each year to honor exemplary staff members across the research enterprise including Research Assistants, Senior Research Specialists, Research Nurses, and Research Support Staff. Their contributions to research are unmatched and invaluable to the science conducted at Vanderbilt. Candidates are nominated by faculty members with whom they work most closely.

Awardees are selected by the VU-VUMC joint faculty review committee. An awards luncheon in honor of the 2017 winners will be held on January 26, 2018.

 
Awards given each year:
  • Edward E. Price Jr. Award for Basic Research – recognizes excellence in conducting basic research

  • Vivien Thomas Award for Clinical Research – recognizes excellence in conducting clinical research

  • Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams – recognizes excellence in research contributing to multi-disciplinary teams

 

Eligibility:

Eligible staff include: Research Assistants I, II, & III; Senior Research Specialists; Research Nurses, Research Support Staff, or any staff member who provides exemplary research support. Faculty members, research fellows, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students are not eligible.

 

Nomination Instructions:

Nominations should be sent electronically via a single PDF to megan.smallwood@vanderbilt.edu.

Nomination packages must include, in the following order:

  • a completed nomination form
  • a nomination letter (completed by nominator)
  • at minimum one, and at most three, accompanying support letters 
  • the nominee's CV

For more information regarding eligibility or the nomination process, please contact Megan Smallwood.

 

Research Staff Awards History

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award Nurgun Kose
Vivien A. Thomas Award Fernanda Maruri
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award C. Anthony DeMatteo, Jr.

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award

Ramona Graves-Deal
Vivien A. Thomas Award Gayle Johnson & Shanda Phillips
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award Lynne Berry

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award Linda Horton
Vivien A. Thomas Award Elizabeth Roof
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award John Allison

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award Krassimira Garbett
Vivien A. Thomas Award Patricia "Cookie" Minton
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award Kent Shaddox

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award

Frances Smith-House
Vivien A. Thomas Award Elizabeth Card
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award Karen Adkins

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award Jiong Shi
Vivien A. Thomas Award Margo Black
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award Savannah Williams

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award Deborah Mays
Vivien A. Thomas Award Deborah Hunter
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award Linda Dupré

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award Patrick Donahue
Vivien A. Thomas Award Brenda Barnes
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award Jill Lindner

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award

William Boeglin
Vivien A. Thomas Award Joan Kaiser
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award Christa Hedstrom

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award Sharon Tollefson
Vivien A. Thomas Award Diane Kent
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award John C. Gore

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award

Roger England
Vivien A. Thomas Award Bonnie Black
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award Ellen Donnert

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award

Martha Martin
Vivien A. Thomas Award Gail Mayo
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award Anna Chytil

 

Edward E. Price, Jr. Award Brenda Crews
Vivien A. Thomas Award Annette Oeser
Excellence in Research Contributing to Multi-Investigator Teams Award Richard Robinson