Awards and Honors for Sarah Henrickson Parker

  • Visiting Professor in Simulation Education, Mayo Clinic, 2014
  • Postdoctoral Overseas Scholarship Award, University of Fribourg, 2014
  • Best Poster Award, MedStar Health Research Institute, 2014
  • Pitch Day Finalist, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2013
  • Selected Capstone Presenter, Teaching Scholars - MedStar Health Research Institute, 2012
  • Alphonse Chapanis Best Student Paper award finalist, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2012
  • Best Student Paper award, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Healthcare Technical Group, 2011
  • M. Alice Geiger Outstanding Female Senior Award, Wittenberg University, 2004
  • Alma Mater Outstanding Female Junior Award finalist, Wittenberg University, 2003

Awards and Honors for Stephen M LaConte

  • Dean’s Award for Outstanding New Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech College of Engineering, 2014

Awards and Honors for Michael Fox

  • Young Scientist Lectureship Award, International Society for Neurochemistry, 2015
  • NARSAD Independent Investigator, Brain Behavior Research Foundation, 2015
  • Jordi Folch-Pi Award, American Society for Neurochemistry, 2013
  • Young Investigator Award, International Society for Neurochemistry Annual Meeting, 2011
  • Marian Kies Award, American Society for Neurochemistry, 2004
  • University Leadership Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2003
  • H.L. Osterud Award, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2003
  • F31 NIH Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, 2002
  • Travel Award, American Society for Cell Biology, 2002
  • Young Investigator Educational Enhancement Award, American Society of Neurochemistry, 2002
  • Jack Denning Burke Award in Cell Biology, Department of Anatomy, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2002
  • C.C. Clayton Award, Department of Anatomy, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2001
  • Election into Mortar Board Honor and Service Society, The College of William and Mary, 1999
  • West Point (USMA) Scholar Athlete Award, 1997
  • Patriot League Scholar Athlete Award, 1997

Awards and Honors for Craig Ramey

  • LEAD Virginia Class of 2015
  • Invited Martin Luther King Campus-Wide Address, 2015
  • United Way of Roanoke Valley Community Impact Award, 2015
  • Fordham University Excellence in Early Childhood Award, 2013
  • Fellow, Association for Psychological Science, 2013
  • Scholar of the Week, Virginia Tech, 2012
  • Society for Research in Child Development Award for Distinguished Contributions to Public Policy for Children, 2007
  • Chair (elected), National Board for Education Sciences, Institute of Education Services, U.S. Department of Education (Presidential nomination, U.S. Senate confirmation), 2007-2008
  • Member, National Board for Education Sciences, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (Presidential nomination, U.S. Senate confirmation), 2006-2007
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Hall of Honor Inductee, “For leading the research effort to document the effectiveness of environmental enrichment as an early intervention to improve outcomes for children at high risk for developmental and intellectual disabilities due to socio-cultural circumstances," 2003
  • Senator Howell Heflin Award for Statesmanship in World Health and Education, 2000
  • Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction, 2000
  • Career Scientist Award, The Academy on Mental Retardation, 1999
  • Rose and Al Pastor Distinguished Lecture, Children's Hospital of Buffalo, N.Y., 1999
  • Gold Award, National Parenting Publication Award for Parenting Resources for Right From Birth: Building your Child's Foundation for Life, 1999
  • Marie Robert Fisher Distinguished Professor, University of North Texas, 1999
  • Chautauqua Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Developmental Disabilities, 1997
  • Theodore Tjossem Memorial Lecture, University of Washington, 1994
  • Administration for Children, Youth and Families Award for Contributions to Head Start Research and Evaluation, 1991

Awards and Honors for Read Montague

  • William R. and Irene D. Miller Lectureship, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 2011–2012
  • Network Member, The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, 2011-2015
  • Walter Gilbert Award, Auburn University, 2011
  • Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellowship, 2011-2018
  • Kavli Fellow, U.S.-China Frontiers of Science, National Academy of Science, 2010
  • Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ., 2005–2006
  • Michael E. DeBakey Excellence in Research Award, 1997, 2005

Awards and Honors for Sharon Landesman Ramey

  • Timeless Award, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, 2012
  • Scholar of the Week, Virginia Tech, 2012
  • Research Achievement Award, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2008
  • University of Washington Distinguished Alumna Award, Natural Sciences, 2007
  • Distinguished Research Contributions to Public Policy, Society for Research in Child Development, 2007
  • National Award for Contributions to the Field of Early Literacy, Scholastic Education and WETA, 2006
  • Children’s Advocate Award, Individual Professional Contributions, 2002
  • Foundation Fellow, Civitan International Research Center for Extraordinary Contributions in Leadership and Community Service, 2001
  • Fellow, Association of Psychological Science, 2000
  • "Best of" The Parent's Journal Public Radio Series for "Your Baby's Brain Development* interview, 2000
  • Howell Heflin Award for Statesmanship and Contributions in World Health and Education, 2000
  • Gold Award, National Parenting Publications Awards, Right from birth: Building your child’s foundation for life, 1999
  • Gold Award, National Parenting Publication Awards, Going to school: How to help your child succeed, 1999
  • American Association on Mental Retardation Research Award, 1999
  • Pastor Distinguished Lecturer, Children's Hospital of Buffalo, NY, 1999
  • American Association on Mental Retardation Distinguished Research Award, 1999
  • Fellow, International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities, 1996
  • Theodore Tjossem Memorial Lecture, University of Washington, 1994
  • Fellow, American Association on Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, 1990
  • Award of Excellence for Highest Achievement in Research in the Field of Developmental Disabilities, National Association of Public Services, 1987
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, 1985
  • NICHD Research Career Development Award, 1980–1985

Awards and Honors for Pearl Chiu

  • Source of the Week, National Public Radio, 2015
  • Scholar of the Week, Virginia Tech, 2012
  • Biobehavioral Research Award for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS), National Institute of Mental Health, 2010
  • American Psychological Association Diversity in Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2006
  • Dissertation Completion Merit Fellowship, Harvard University, 2004
  • Student Poster Award, Society for Psychophysiological Research, 2004
  • Harvard University Graduate Society Dissertation Merit Fellowship, 2003
  • Sackler Fellowship in Psychobiology, 2001
  • Vincent Prize, 2001
  • Bok Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, Harvard University, 2001
  • Stimson Prize for Research, Harvard University, 2000
  • Certificate in Mind, Brain, Behavior, Harvard University, 1998
  • John Harvard Certificate of Merit, Harvard University, 1998

Awards and Honors for Konark Mukherjee

  • Senior research fellowship, National Institute of Immunology, 1997-2000
  • Junior research fellowship, National Institute of Immunology, 1995-2000
  • Qualified Diplomate National Board (I) for Medical Doctors, 1996
  • Qualified BIOMEET (GATE equivalent) for Medical Doctors, 1994

Awards and Honors for Alexei Morozov

  • Graduate College Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1993-1996
  • Dorothea H. Fleming Student Research Fund Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1993-1995
  • Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Student Research Presentation, Eleventh Annual Molecular Biology Retreat, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1994

Awards and Honors for Stefanie Robel

  • Chair, Executive Board UAB Postdoctoral Association, June 2014-May 2015
  • Head of Laboratory during Dr. Sontheimer's sabbatical leave, January-May 2014
  • Research Award of $10,000, Alzheimer's of Central Alabama, 2013
  • Research Fellowship of $100,000 for two years, American Brain Tumor Association, 2013
  • Research Fellowship of $45,000, Epilepsy Foundation, 2012
  • Emerging Scholar Award, Civitan International Research Center, 2011
  • Postdoctoral Scholar Award, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2011
  • Research Fellowship, German Research Council, 2011
  • GLIA Travel Stipend, 2009

Awards and Honors for Warren K. Bickel

  • Nathan B. Eddy Award, College on Problems of Drug Dependence, 2016
  • Fellow, Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, 2014
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Kansas, 2014
  • Service as Past President Recognition, Division 50, Society of Addiction Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2013
  • Scholar of the Week, Virginia Tech, 2012
  • Recipient, Brady-Schuster Award for outstanding behavioral science research in psychopharmacology and substance abuse, Division 28 of the American Psychological Association, 2012
  • Selected as a Distinguished Scientist Lecturer by the American Psychological Association's Science Directorate and Board of Scientific Affairs, 2012
  • APA International Don Hake Translational Research Distinguished Contributions to Basic Research Award, 2011
  • Fellow, Association for Behavior Analysis International, 2011
  • Dean's Distinguished Faculty Leadership Award, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2009
  • Researcher of the Year, Arkansas Psychological Association Honors for Outstanding Contribution, 2006
  • University Scholar Award, University of Vermont, 2000
  • MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) Award Recipient, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1997–2007
  • Joseph Cochin Young Investigator Award, College on Problems of Drug Dependence, 1995
  • Young Psychopharmacologist Award, Division of Psychopharmacology, American Psychological Association, 1988
  • Graduate Student Travel Award, Office of Research and Graduate Studies, University of Kansas, 1980
  • Outstanding Senior Award, State University of New York at New Paltz, 1978
  • Gerald Lazar Memorial Award for Outstanding Senior, Psychology Department, State University of New York at New Paltz, 1978
  • New York State Regents Scholarship Award, 1974

Awards and Honors for Gregorio Valdez

  • Distinguished Honoree, March of Dimes, 2015
  • Finalist, Earl Stadtman Investigators Search, National Institutes of Health, 2011-2012
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards, National Institutes of Health, 2007-2010
  • Carl Storm URM Fellowship, Gordon Research Conference, 2006
  • Minority Biomedical Research Support, National Institutes of Health, 1993-1996

Awards and Honors for Robert Gourdie

  • Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Scholar, beginning 2012
  • Chair, American Heart Association Regenerative Cell Biology review panel, beginning 2010
  • National Institutes of Health CSR College of Reviewers, beginning 2010
  • MUSC Board of Trustees’ Eminent Scholar, 2008–2012
  • Prizewinner, Charleston Business Journal Innovator, 2006
  • National Science Foundation Early Career Scholar, 1998
  • Developing Scholar Award, MUSC Health Sciences Foundation, 1997
  • Basil O’Connor Scholar, March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, 1996

Awards and Honors for Yuchin Albert Pan

  • First Place, Marine Biological Laboratory Photomicrography Contest, 2010
  • Image of Distinction, Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, 2009
  • Fourth place, Olympus Bioscapes Digital Imaging Competition, 2008
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007
  • Finalist, Upstate Young Cell Signaler Award, 2005
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellow, 2004
  • Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 2001

Awards and Honors for Stephanie DeLuca

  • Outstanding Graduate Student, Developmental Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2002

Awards and Honors for Harald Sontheimer

  • Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, 2011
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentorship, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2010
  • McNulty Civitan Scientist Award, 2004
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Member, European Society for Neuroscience
  • Member, German Zoological Society
  • Member, New York Academy of Sciences
  • Member, Society for Neuroscience
  • Member, Society for Neurochemistry
  • Member, Society for Developmental Neuroscience

Awards and Honors for Michael J. Friedlander

  • First Annual Undergraduate Neuroscience Society Distinguished Scholar Award, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2014
  • AAMC Board of Directors Distinguished Service Member, 2012
  • Wilhelmina Robertson Endowed Chair in Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, 2005
  • Evelyn F. McKnight Professor of Learning and Memory in Aging, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2004–2005