Past and Current Award Winners

Basmajian Award  ~ Young Investigators Award ~ Henry Gray/Elsevier Distinguished Educator Award~
Henry Gray/Lippincott Williams Wilkins Scientific Achievement Award ~
AAA/Wiley A.J. Ladman Exemplary Service Award ~
  Lippincott Williams Wilkins/AAA Education Research Scholarship ~
 ~ AAA Fellows ~ Short-term Visiting Scholarship

 

Basmajian Award Winners

This award recognizes health science faculty who are in the formative stages of their career, teach human or veterinary gross anatomy, can document excellence in their contribution to the teaching of gross anatomy, and have outstanding accomplishments in biomedical research or scholarship in education. Nomination information.

1987 Jeffrey T. Laitman
1988 A. Wayne Vogl
1989 Claire E. Hulsebosch
1990 Cornelia E. Farnum
1991 John K. McDonald
1992 Marilyn McGinnis
1993 David Colman *
1994 Susan G. Larson
1995 Ophelia I. Weeks
1996 Scott Lozanoff
1997 Gary M. Mawe
1998 Judy E. Anderson
1999 Joy Reidenberg
2000 David Dean
 
2001 Benedikt Hallgrimsson
2002 Anna Lerant
2003 No recipient
2004 No recipient
2005 Robert Spears
2006 Thierry Bacro
2007 Valerie O'Loughlin
2008 Rebecca Fisher
2009 Samuel Marquez
2010 Kenneth 'Bo' Foreman
2011 No recipient
2012 Todd Hoagland
2013 Jonathan Wisco
2014 Rebecca Pratt
* Deceased

R.R. Bensley Award Winners (became Young Investigator Award)

Presented to someone who has made a distinguished contribution to the advancement of anatomy through discovery, ingenuity, and publications in the field of cell biology. The recipient gives a lecture at the AAA Annual Meeting. Nomination information.

1979 John Heuser
1980 Daniel A. Goodenough
1981 Elias Lazarides
1982 Zena Werb
1983 Mark S. Mooseker
1984 Ann Hubbard
1985 Jay C. Unkeless
1986 Enrique Rodriguez-Boulan
1987 Larry Gerace
1988 E. V. Fuchs
1989 Ron Vale
1990 William C. Earnshaw
1991 S. J. Smith
1992 Raymond B. Runyan
1993 Elizabeth J. Luna
1994 J. L. Salisbury
1995 P. Hollenbeck
1996 Anna Lysakowski
1997 Lisa A. Elferink
1998 K. Mostov
1999 Timothy Mitchison
2000 Mark Alan McNiven
2001 Michael Lisanti
2002 Joseph Bidwell
2003 Peter Arvan
2004 Carol C. Gregorio
2005 Ana Maria Cuervo
2006 Clare Waterman-Storer
2007 Matthew Welch
2008 Ramanujan Hegde
2009 Gregory Pazour
2010 Adrian Salic
2011 Iain Cheeseman
2012 Jeremy Reiter
2013 Thomas Maresca
2014 Takanari Inoue
 

Charles Judson Herrick Award Winners (became Young Investigator Award)

Established in 1962 to recognize young investigators who have made important contributions to the field of comparative neuroanatomy and have demonstrated remarkable promise of future accomplishments. The area of comparative neurology is broadly defined; previous awardees are outstanding scientists who have made contributions to areas of neuroscience, including neurochemistry, development, neurocytology, neuroendocrinology, neurophysiology, and molecular neurobiology. Nomination information.

1963 W. Ross Adey
1966 Donald K. Morest
1967 Marc Colonnier
1968 Harvey J. Karten
1969 Raymond D. Lund
1970 Thomas S. Reese
1971 Peter Sterling
1972 William C. Hall
1973 Joseph L. Pierce
1974 John K. Harting
1975 Jennifer H. LaVail
1976 Victoria Chan-Palay
1977 Karl H. Pfenniger
1978 Ann M. Graybiel
1979 Peter Strick
1980 Larry W. Swanson
1981 Vivien A. Casagrande
1982 Cory S. Goodman
1983 Mriganka Sur
1984 Peter Somogyi
1985 John Pintar
1986 Charles J. Wilson
1987 Susan Hockfield
1988 L. W. Role
1989 R. H. Miller
1990 David Anderson
1991 Larry Katz
1992 R. D. Blakely
1993 Mark Mattson
1994 A. S. LaMantia
1995 M. Tessier-Lavinge
1996 L. Krubitzer
1997 Carla B. Green
1998 G. F. Striedter
1999 Mahendra Rao
2000 Cori Bargmann
2001 Jeffrey Magee
2002 W. Martin Usrey
2003 Lique M. Coolen
2004 Linda J. Richards
2005 Kenneth Catania
2007 Catherine Woolley
2008 Thomas Klausberger
2009 Richard Anderson
2010 Michael Piper
2011 Alexis Stranahan
2012 Jason Radley
2013 Thomas Jhou
2014 Xiangmin Xu

Harland Winfield Mossman Developmental Biologists Award Winners (became Young Investigator Award)

Established in 2001 to recognize young investigators who have made important contributions to the field of developmental biology, broadly defined, and have demonstrated remarkable promise of future accomplishments. Nomination information.

2002 Lee Ann Niswander
2002 Dider Y.R. Stainier
2003 Marnie Halpern
2004 Olivier Pourquié
2005 Susan Mango
2006 Alexander Schier
2007 Liquon Luo
2008 Sean Morrison
2009 Oliver Hobert
2010 David Bilder
2011 Konrad Hochedlinger
2012 Peter Reddien
2013 Joanne Wysocka
2014 Lionel Christiaen
 

AAA Morphological Sciences Award Winners (became Young Investigator Award)

Established in 2008 to recognize investigators in the early stages of their careers who have made important contributions to biomedical science through research in the morphological sciences, broadly defined, and have demonstrated remarkable promise of future accomplishments. Nomination information.

2009 Matthew Allen
2010 Katja Schenke-Layland
2011 Andrew Ewald
2012 Julian Guttman
2013 Tamara Franz-Odendaal
2014 Ben Emery
 

Henry Gray/Elsevier Distinguished Educator Award Winners

AAA's highest education award, first awarded in 2007, is for human anatomy education in the anatomical sciences, broadly definedincluding gross anatomy, embryology, histology, and neuroanatomyat the medical/dental, graduate, or undergraduate level of teaching. Nomination information.

2007 Keith Moore
2008 Duane Haines
2009 Carmine Clemente
2010 Vid Persaud
2011 Richard Drake
2014 Jeffrey T. Laitman

Henry Gray/Lippincott Williams Wilkins Scientific Achievement Award

AAA's highest scientific honor recognizes unique and meritorious contributions to and achievements in anatomical sciences by its most distinguished members. Nomination information.

1970 Edward Boyden
1971 Donald Duncan
1972 Elizabeth C. Crosby
1973 Walle Nauta
1974 Lesley B. Arey
1975 Oscar B. Batson
1976 Richard J. Blandau
1977 William F. Windle
1978 Charles P. Leblond
1979 George W. Corner
1980 W. Montague Cobb
1981 Keith R. Porter
1982 Berta V. Scharrer
1983 Don W. Fawcett
1984 Charles H. Sawyer
1985 John W. Everett
1986 George E. Palade
1987 H. W. Mossman
1988 H. S. Bennett
1989 Frank N. Low
1990 Sanford L. Palay
1991 John V. Basmajian
1992 Elizabeth D. Hay
1993 Carmine D. Clemente
1994 Jerome Sutin
1995 John E. Pauly
1996 Pasko Rakic
1997 Henry J. (Pete) Ralston
1998 Alan Peters
1999 Donald Fischman
2000 Michael Gershon
2001 Edward Jones
2002 Peter Satir
2003 George D. Pappas
2004 Bruce Carlson
2005 Roger R. Markwald
2006 Mary J.C. Hendrix
2007 John Fallon
2008 Robert McCuskey
2009 Gary Schoenwolf
2010 Joseph Sanger
2011 Bjorn Olsen
2014 Drew Noden

AAA/Wiley A.J. Ladman Exemplary Service Award

Presented to an AAA member distinguished in the field of anatomical sciences who has provided exceptional service to the Society. Nomination information.

1998 AJ Ladman
1999 George E. Erikson
2000 William P. Jollie
2001 David G. Whitlock
2002 Charles "Chuck" Slonecker
2003 Robert D. Yates
2004 Robert O. Kelley
2005 Stephen W. Carmichael
2006 Duane E. Haines
2007 John Fallon
2009 Donald Fischman
2010 Richard Marchase
2011 Gary Schoenwolf
2014 Kathy Svoboda
 

Lippincott Williams Wilkins/AAA Education Research Scholarship

The LWW/AAA Scholarship supports an AAA member who is a graduate student in a mentored project, or a postdoctoral fellow or junior faculty member who wishes to develop a project that shows promise as a model for improving the quality of teaching and learning in anatomical education. Nomination Information.

2008 Rebecca Lufler & Ann Zumwalt
2009 Lee Anne Cope
2010 No recipient
2011 Keith A. Metzger
2012 Audra Schutte
2013 Ngan Nguyen
2014 Michelle Lazarus & Bradley Barger
 

AAA Fellows

The rank of Fellow of the American Association of Anatomists (FAAA) is designed to honor distinguished members who have demonstrated excellence in science and in their overall contributions to the anatomical sciences. Nomination Information.

2007
John V. Basmajian*
Bruce Carlson
Stephen Carmichael
Carmine Clemente
George Erikson*
John Fallon
Don W. Fawcett*
Donald Fischman
Michael Gershon
Duane Haines
Elizabeth D. Hay*
Mary J.C. Hendrix
Edward Jones*
Kathryn Jones
Robert Kelley
Roger R. Markwald
Robert McCuskey
George E. Palade*
George Pappas
John Pauly
Alan Peters
Henry J. Ralston
Joseph Sanger
Birgit Satir
Peter Satir
Chuck Slonecker
David Whitlock
Bob Yates

2008
George Bernard*
Jeffrey Laitman
Charlie Little
Keith Moore
David Yew


2009
Allan Basbaum
Richard Drake
Gary Schoenwolf
Kathy Svoboda
Robert Tomanek
Wayne Vogl

2010
Kurt Albertine
Parker Antin
David Bernanke
David Burr
A. Kent Christensen
Allen C. Enders
Cornelia Farnum
Karen Hitchcock
William P. Jollie
Douglas E. Kelly
Dick Marchase
Drew Noden
Douglas Paulsen
Vid Persaud
Raymond Runyan
Mitchell Schaffler
Kimberly Topp
Thomas Van De Water


2011
Vivien Casagrande
Gwendolyn Childs
John Clancy, Jr.
Vincent Gattone
Dallas Hyde
Aaron John Ladman
Scott Lozanoff
George Martin
Takashi Mikawa
Bjorn R. Olsen
Lynne Opperman
Dennis Stelzner


2012
David Bader
Marion Gordon
Anna Lysakowski
Wojciech Pawlina
Robert Specian
Jean-Pierre Timmermans
Judith Venuti

2013
Charles Blake
Carol Gregorio
Baljit Singh

2014
Joy Reidenberg
Michiko Watanabe
Joseph Besharse

* Deceased

Short-term Visiting Scholarship

AAA's Short-term Visiting Scholarship Program is intended to provide travel expenses to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows or faculty to facilitate visiting a laboratory or participating in a course.  Application Information.

February 2010
February 2011
February 2012
Valeria Fazan Megan Dufton Rui Pedro Martins Diogo
Kerby Oberg Valeria Fazan Robert  Hill
Jonathan Wisco Bo Foreman James Cray, Jr.
James Cray   Melissa Andrews
    Margaret  McNulty
    Cigdem Erkuran Yilmaz
 
 
 
August 2010 August 2011 August 2012
Vincent Gattone Chris Hubbard Robstein Chidavaenzi
William Pearson, Jr. Michelle Sukup Jackson Samantha Simet
David Morton   Sally Moody
Anna Lysakowski   Ting Wang
Virginia Naples   Casey Holliday
     
February 2013 June 2013 October 2013
Jason Organ David Sedmera Robert Tyler
Rui Pedro Martins Diogo Daniella Franco Curcio Emma Schachner
Rebecca Lufler Jason Mussell Jonathan Perry
Philip Fabrizio Bernadette de Bakker  
     
February 2014    
Ram Sethi    
Sally Moody    
Tomasz Owerkowicz    
Catherine Sartin    

 

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