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Faculty Research Award Recipients

See a complete list of all previous Faculty Research Award Recipients below:

2018

Early Career Basic Investigator
Tao Ma, PhD

Early Career Clinical Investigator
Fadel Zeidan, PhD

Mid-Career Basic Investigator
Sean Simpson, PhD

Mid-Career Clinical Investigator
Jingzhong Ding, PhD

Established Basic Investigator
Edward Ip, PhD

Established Clinical Investigator
Gregory Hundley, MD

Clinician Investigator
Michael Chan, MD

Mentoring Award
David Herrington, MD

Team Science Award
Lifestyle Interventions and Independence For Elders (LIFE) Research Team

2015

 
   
   
   

2016

Jamy Ard, MD
Mid-Career Clinical Investigator
Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention
Biography and Video

Floyd (Ski) H. Chilton, III, PhD
Established Basic Sciences Investigator
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Biography and Video

Ralph B. D'Agostino, Jr., PhD, FASA
Established Clinical Investigator
Professor, Biostatistical Sciences
Biography and Video

Jasmin Divers, PhD
Mid-Career Basic Investigator
Tenured Associate Professor, Biostatistical Sciences
Biography and Video

Sabina B. Gesell, PhD
Early Career Clinical Sciences Investigator
Assistant Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy
Biography and Video

Kylie Kavanagh, VMS, MVS, MPH
Early Career Basic Sciences Investigator
Assistant Professor, Comparative Medicine
Biography and Video

Joseph A. Skelton, MD, MS
Clinician Investigator
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Biography and Video

Elsayed Z. Soliman, MD, MSc, MS
Mentoring Award
Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention
Biography and Video

Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Team Science Award

  • Martinson Arnan, MD
  • Alain G. Bertoni, MD
  • Gregory L. Burke, MD, MS
  • Haiying Chen, PhD
  • Suzanne Craft, PhD
  • Jingzhong Ding, PhD
  • Jasmin Divers, PhD
  • Capri Foy, PhD
  • David Herrington, MD, MHS
 

 


  • W. Gregory Hundley, MD, MHS
  • Yongmei Liu, PhD
  • Timothy Hughes, PhD
  • Kathleen M. Hayden, PhD
  • Stephen R. Rapp, PhD
  • Elsayed Z. Soliman, MD, MSc, MS
  • Carlos Jose Rodriguez, MD, MPH, FACC
  • Joseph Yeboah, MD, MS

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2017

 



Adam R. Hall, PhD
Early Career Investigator in Basic Sciences                  

Nicole H. Levi-Polyachenko, PhD
Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences                 

Christopher T. Whitlow, MD, PhD, MHA

Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences

John S. Parks, PhD

Established Investigator in Basic Sciences

Jeff D. Williamson, MD

Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences

Anthony J. Bleyer, MD, MS

Clinical Investigator Award

Mark A. Espeland, PhD

Mentoring Award
 


Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention
Trial (SPRINT)

Team Science Award

  • Walter Ambrosius, PhD
  • William Applegate, MD
  • Laura Coker, PhD
  • Gregory Evans, MA
  • Capri Foy, PhD
  • Barry Freedman, MD
  • Amret Hawfield, MD
  • Dalane Kitzman, MD
  • Paul Laurienti, MD, PhD
  • Mary Lyles, MD
  • Nicholas Pajewski, PhD
  • Carolyn Pedley, MD

 











  • Stephen Rapp, PhD
  • David Reboussin, PhD
  • Michael Rocco, MD
  • Carlos Rodriguez, MD
  • Scott Rushing
  • Bonnie Sachs, PhD
  • Kaycee Sink, MD
  • Elsayed Soliman, MD
  • Mara Vitolins, DrPH
  • Lynne Wagenknecht, PhD
  • Jeff Williamson, MD
  • Valerie Wilson, MD
  • Zhu-Ming Zhang, MD

2013

Early Investigator in Basic Sciences

Jasmina Varagic, M.D., Ph.D.
Hypertension & Vascular Research Center

Early Investigator in Clinical Sciences Denise K. Houston, Ph.D.
Internal Medicine
Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences
(Co-Recipient)
Christos Constantinidis, Ph.D.
Neurobiology & Anatomy

Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences
(Co-Recipient)
Steven J. Kridel, Ph.D.
Cancer Biology  

Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences Lisa K. Washburn, M.D.
Pediatrics

Established Investigator in Basic Sciences Richard F. Loeser, Jr., M.D.
Internal Medicine
Molecular Medicine

Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences Sara A. Quandt, Ph.D.
Public Health Sciences
Epidemiology & Prevention

Clinician Investigator  Sharon M. Castellino, M.D., M.Sc.
Pediatrics

Mentoring Award Lynne E. Wagenknecht, Dr.PH.
Public Health Sciences
Epidemiology & Prevention

 Team Science Award The Look AHEAD Trial:
Daniel P. Beavers, Ph.D.
Alain G. Bertoni, M.D., M.P.H.
Haiying Chen, Ph.D.
Mark A. Espeland, Ph.D.
Curt D. Furberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Satoru Hayasaka, Ph.D.
Denise K. Houston, Ph.D.
Edward Hak-Sing Ip, Ph.D.
Dalane W. Kitzman, M.D.
Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Ph.D.
Wei Lang, Ph.D.
Michael S. Lawlor, Ph.D.
David S. Lefkowitz, M.D.
Iris Leng, Ph.D., M.D.
Ramon Casanova Luis, Ph.D.
Gary D. Miller, Ph.D.
Nicholas Pajewski, Ph.D.
Ronald J. Prineas M.B., B.S., Ph.D.
Steve Rapp, Ph.D.
David Reboussin, Ph.D.
Jack Rejeski, Ph.D.
Patrick S. Reynolds, M.D.
Paul M. Ribisl, Ph.D.
Elsayed Z. Soliman M.D., M.Sc., M.S.
Mara Z. Vitolins, Dr.PH., M.P.H., R.D.
Lynne E. Wagenknecht, DrPH
Jeff D. Williamson, MD, MPH

2012

 Early Investigator in Basic Sciences  Akiva Mintz, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurosurgery

 Early Investigator in Clinical Sciences Elsayed Z. Soliman, M.D., M.Sc, M.S.
Public Health Sciences
Epidemiology and Prevention
 
 Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences
(Co-Recipient)
Robert C. Coghill, Ph.D.
Neurobiology & Anatomy 

 Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences
(Co-Recipient)
W. Edward Swords, Ph.D.
Microbiology & Immunology 

 Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences Alain G. Bertoni, M.D., M.P.H.
Public Health Sciences
Epidemiology and Prevention

 Established Investigator in Basic Sciences Michael A. Nader, Ph.D.
Physiology & Pharmacology

 Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences Mark A. Hall, J.D.
Public Health Sciences
Social Sciences & Health Policy

 Clinician Investigator Gil Yosipovitch, M.D.
Dermatology

 Mentoring Award T. Michael O’Shea, M.D., M.P.H.
Pediatrics

 Special Achievement Award James C. Rose, Ph.D.
Obstetrics & Gynecology

2011

Early Investigator in Basic Sciences  Satoru Hayasaka, Ph.D.
Public Health Sciences
Biostatistical Sciences

 Early Investigator in Clinical Sciences Jielin Sun, Ph.D.
Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research

 Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences Ashok N. Hegde, Ph.D.
Neurobiology & Anatomy 

 Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences
(Co-Recipient)
Paul J. Laurienti, M.D., Ph.D.
Radiology 

 Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences
(Co-Recipient)
Katherine A. Poehling, M.D., M.P.H.
Pediatrics  

 Established Investigator in Basic Sciences
(Co-Recipient)
Debra I. Diz, Ph.D.
Surgical Sciences
Hypertension 

 Established Investigator in Basic Sciences
(Co-Recipient)
Jay R. Kaplan, Ph.D.
Pathology
Comparative Medicine

 Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences
(Co-Recipient)
Mark A. Espeland, Ph.D.
Public Health Sciences
Biostatistical Sciences

 Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences
(Co-Recipient)
Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Ph.D.
Internal Medicine 
Gerontology/Geriatric Medicine

 Mentoring Award Linda J. Porrino, Ph.D.
Physiology & Pharmacology

 Team Science Award ACCORD Study Team:
Hal Atkinson, M.D.
Walter Ambrosius, Ph.D.
Robert Byington, Ph.D.
Jorge Calles, M.D.
John R. Crouse, M.D.
Jingzhong Ding, M.D., Ph.D.
Greg Evans
Curt Furberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Craig Greven, M.D.
David Goff, Jr., M.D.
Julienne Kirk, PharmD
David Lefkowitz, M.D.
Michael Miller, M.D.
Carolyn Pedley, M.D.
Ron Prineas, M.D., Ph.D.
David Reboussin, Ph.D.
Scott Rushing
Elsayed Soliman, M.D.
Jeff D. Williamson, M.D.

 Special Achievement Award Sally A. Shumaker, Ph.D.
Public Health Sciences
Social Sciences and Health Policy

2009

New Investigator in Basic Science
Cristina Furdui, Ph.D.
Internal Medicine, Molecular Medicine

New Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Matthew Edwards, M.D.
General Surgery
 
Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences (Co-Recipient) 
Sara Jones, Ph.D.
Physiology & Pharmacology

Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences 
Carl Langefeld, Ph.D.
Public Health Sciences, Biostatistics

Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Joseph Grzywacz, Ph.D.
Family & Community Medicine

Established Investigator in Basic Sciences (Co-Recipient) 
Thomas DuBose, M.D.
Internal Medicine 

Established Investigator in Basic Sciences (Co-Recipient) 
Douglas Lyles, Ph.D.
Biochemistry 

Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Deborah Meyers, Ph.D.
Pediatrics


2005-2008

2005

New Investigator in Basic Sciences 
Emilio Salinas, Ph.D.
Neurobiology & Anatomy

New Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Paul J. Laurienti, Ph.D., M.D.
Diagnostic Radiology

Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences
Leslie B. Poole, Ph.D.
Biochemistry

Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Dalane W. Kitzman, M.D.
Internal Medicine

Established Investigator in Basic Sciences
Donald W. Bowden, Ph.D.
Biochemistry

Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Gregory L. Burke, M.D.
Public Health Sciences


2006

New Investigator in Basic Sciences
William E. Swords, Ph.D.
Microbiology & Immunology

New Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Scott D. Rhodes, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Public Health Sciences 
Social Sciences and Health Policy

Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences
Michael A. Nader, Ph.D.
Physiology and Pharmacology

Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Jianfeng Xu, M.P.H., Dr.P.H., M.D.
Public Health Sciences
Epidemiology 

Established Investigator in Basic Sciences
Judy K. Brunso-Bechtold, Ph.D.
Neurobiology & Anatomy

Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences
L. Andrew Koman, M.D.
Surgical Sciences
Orthopaedic Surgery 


2007

New Investigator in Basic Sciences
Janet A. Tooze, Ph.D.
Public Health Sciences
Biostatistical Sciences

New Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Nilamadhab Mishra, M.D.
Internal Medicine
Rheumatology  

Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences (Co-Recipient) 
Terrence R. Stanford, Ph.D.
Neurobiology and Anatomy 

Mid-Career Investigator in Basic Sciences (Co-Recipient) 
Jeffrey L. Weiner, Ph.D.
Physiology and Pharmacology 

Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Thomas A. Arcury, Ph.D.
Family and Community Medicine 

Established Investigator in Basic Sciences
Frank M. Torti, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.
Cancer Biology

Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences
David M. Herrington, M.D., M.H.S.
Internal Medicine
Cardiology
 

2008

New Investigator in Basic Sciences (Co-Recipient) 
Christos Constantinidis, Ph.D.
Neurobiology & Anatomy

New Investigator in Basic Sciences (Co-Recipient) 
Jason Grayson, Ph.D.
Microbiology & Immunology

New Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Yongmei Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
Public Health Sciences
Epidemiology & Prevention
 
Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Mark Wolfson, Ph.D.
Public Health Sciences
Social Sciences and Health Policy
 
Established Investigator in Basic Sciences
Linda Porrino, Ph.D.
Physiology and Pharmacology

Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Barry I. Freedman, M.D.
Internal Medicine
Nephrology


2000-2004

2000

New Investigator, Basic Sciences 
Carolanne Milligan, Ph.D.
Neurobiology and Anatomy

New Investigator, Clinical Sciences
Jamal A. Ibdah, M.D., Ph.D.
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Established Investigator, Basic Sciences
Thomas B. Clarkson, D.V.M.
Pathology, Comparative Medicine

Established Investigator, Clinical Sciences
David A. Bass, M.D., D., Phil.
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary


2001

New Investigator, Basic Sciences
Dwayne W. Godwin, Ph.D.
Neurobiology and Anatomy

New Investigator in Clinical Sciences
A. William Blackstock, Jr., M.D.
Cancer Biology

Established Investigator in Basic Sciences
Lawrence L. Rudel, Ph.D.
Pathology

Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences
Curt D. Furberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Public Health Sciences

 

2002

New Investigator, Basic Sciences (Co-Recipients) 

Robert C. Coghill, Ph.D.
Neurobiology and Anatomy

Jeffrey L. Weiner, Ph.D.
Physiology and Pharmacology

New Investigator, Clinical Sciences (Co-Recipients) 
Shari Barkin, M.D.
Pediatrics

Ronny A. Bell, Ph.D.
Public Health Sciences

Established Investigator, Basic Sciences
Kathleen A. Grant, Ph.D.
Physiology and Pharmacology

Established Investigator, Clinical Sciences
Dixon M. Moody, M.D.
Radiologic Sciences

2003

New Investigator, Basic Sciences
David R. Riddle, Ph.D.
Neurobiology and Anatomy

New Investigator, Clinical Sciences
W. Gregory Hundley, M.D.
Internal Medicine, Cardiology

Established Investigator, Basic Sciences
Samuel A. Deadwyler, Ph.D.
(Co-Recipient) Physiology and Pharmacology

Established Investigator, Basic Sciences
Carol C. Cunningham, Ph.D.
(Co-Recipient) Biochemistry

Established Investigator, Clinical Sciences
James F. Toole, M.D.
Neurology

2004

New Investigator, Basic Sciences
Sara R. Jones, Ph.D.
Physiology and Pharmacology

New Investigator, Clinical Sciences
Jonathan H. Burdette, M.D.
Radiology

Established Investigator, Basic Sciences
James E. Smith, Ph.D.
Physiology and Pharmacology

Established Investigator, Clinical Sciences
John Robin Crouse, M.D.
Internal Medicine


1997-1999

1997

New Investigator, Basic Sciences 
Fred Perrino, Ph.D.
Biochemistry

New Investigator, Clinical Sciences
Michael C. Chang, M.D.
Surgical Sciences, General Surgery

Established Investigator, Basic Sciences
Ronald Oppenheim, Ph.D.
Neurobiology and Anatomy

Established Investigator, Clinical Sciences
Charles McCall, M.D.
Internal Medicine, Molecular Medicine

 

1998

New Investigator, Basic Sciences
Si-Yi Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Cancer Biology

New Investigator, Clinical Sciences
Randolph L. Geary, M.D.
Surgical Sciences, General Surgery

Established Investigator, Basic Sciences
B. Moseley Waite, Ph.D.
Biochemistry

Established Investigator, Clinical Sciences
James C. Eisenach, M.D.
Anesthesiology


1999

New Investigator, Basic Sciences
Paul A. Dawson, Ph.D.
Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology

New Investigator, Clinical Sciences
Thomas C. Hart, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Pediatrics-Medical Genetics

Established Investigator, Basic Sciences
Barry E. Stein, Ph.D.
Neurobiology and Anatomy

Established Investigator, Clinical Sciences
Carlos M. Ferrario, M.D.
Surgical Sciences, General Surgery