Honors, Awards, Accomplishments...
The following are among the honors received recently by RWJF Scholars, Fellows and Grantees.
Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, one of the newest members of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health & Society Scholars program National Advisory Committee, has been named a White House “Champion of Change” for her work to reduce cancer health disparities among Latinos.
Aubrey Morrison, MD, a member of the National Advisory Committee for the RWJF Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program, is the recipient of the 2012 American College of Physicians Award for Outstanding Work in Science as Related to Medicine. He has also been named a Master of the American College of Physicians.
RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows alumna Laura Anderko, PhD, RN, was chosen to serve on one of 10 councils of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities, an initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health.
Several scholars and alumni of the RWJF Scholars in Health Policy Research program received awards at the American Political Science Association (APSA) and the American Sociological Association (ASA) annual meetings. Among them:
• Alice Goffman, PhD, won ASA’s best Dissertation Award for 2011. She is the fifth scholar in the program to achieve this distinction.
• Trevon Logan, PhD, an economist, won an ASA Distinguished Article Award in the Sexualities section.
• Ann Keller, PhD, won APSA’s Don K. Price Award, given for the best book in science and technology politics published in the past three years.
Other Scholars in Health Policy Research awards from the APSA and ASA annual meetings include...
2011 APSA Awards
Michael Neblo, PhD, and Kevin Esterling, PhD, received the Heinz I. Eulau Award for the best article published in the American Political Science Review during the previous calendar year.
Susan Moffitt, PhD, and her coauthor received the Best Paper award in the public policy section, for the best paper on public policy given at the previous APSA Annual meeting.
Lauren Morris MacLean, PhD, was presented with the Giovanni Sartori book award in the qualitative and multi-method research section, and the 2011 Trustees Teaching Award.
Robert Van Houweling, PhD, and his coauthor received the Best Paper award in the experimental research section, for the best paper presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting featuring experimental analyses.
2011 ASA Awards
Damon Centola, PhD, received the Best Published Paper award in the mathematical sociology section.
Helen B. Marrow, PhD, received a Distinguished Contribution to Research Article award in the Latino/a sociology section.