The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Mary Naylor, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, of the University of Pennsylvania as the 2015 recipient of the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award.
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Kyriakos S. 'Kokos' Markides, Ph.D., of the University of Texas Medical Branch as the 2015 recipient of the Robert W. Kleemeier Award.
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Eric R. Kingson, M.P.A., Ph.D., of Syracuse University's School of Social Work as the 2015 recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award.
Astronomer and instrumentation expert Stephen Shectman of the Carnegie Observatories has been selected to receive the Maria and Eric Muhlmann Award from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 'for important research results based upon development of groundbreaking instruments and techniques.' He will receive the prize in October.
The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America has elected 10 new Fellows of the Society for 2015. Election as a Fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology in one or more of the following: research, teaching, extension, or administration. The 2015 Fellows will be recognized during Entomology 2015, ESA's 63rd Annual Meeting, which will be held Nov. 15-18, 2015, in Minneapolis, Minn.
The Women's Medicine Collaborative primary care team has been designated a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio -- part of the Harrington Project for Discovery & Development -- has announced 2015 Harrington Scholars selected in collaboration with R&D partners University of Oxford, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and Foundation Fighting Blindness. These Harrington Discovery Institute collaborations offer selected Harrington grant winners funding and expert pharmaceutical guidance to move discoveries along the path to drug development.
The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has launched the ESMO Women for Oncology Award to recognize an ESMO member who has significantly contributed to supporting the career development of women in oncology. Every year this important accolade will acknowledge someone who has actively worked to sensitize organizations to perceive the female oncology workforce as a valuable resource.
A research team led by Professor Chun T. Rim of the Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has received the First Prize Papers Award from the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.
The Entomological Society of America is pleased to announce the selection of the 2015 Honorary Members of the Society. Honorary Membership acknowledges those who have served ESA for at least 20 years through significant involvement in the affairs of the Society that has reached an extraordinary level. The 2015 Honorary Members will be honored at the Awards Ceremony at Entomology 2015, ESA's Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minn., this November.