Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Distinguished Achievement Award

Award Application Window: April 15–June 19, 2020 at 8 p.m. (Central Time)

The scientific councils’ Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the affairs of a scientific council over a continuing period, and who have made substantial professional contributions to the field represented by the council.

  • Contributions to new knowledge in the field
  • Contributions to teaching and/or clinical care in the field
  • Professional leadership in national or international organizations

The honoree must be a present member of the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB).

The ATVB Distinguished Achievement Award is presented annually during the ATVB Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions.

Suggested nominees for the Distinguished Achievement Award may be submitted to the ATVB Leadership Committee by email.


Award Recipients

Award Recipients
2019 Nancy R. Webb, PhD, FAHA 2009 Göran Hansson, MD 1998 Thomas F. Deuel, MD, FAHA
2018 Edward Fisher, MD, PhD, MPH, FAHA 2008 Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc, FAHA 1997 Scott M. Grundy, MD, PhD, FAHA
2017 Nigel Mackman, PhD, FAHA 2007 Donald Heistad, MD, FAHA 1995 Earl W. Davie, PhD, FAHA
2016 Alan Fogelman, MD, FAHA 2006 Linda Curtiss, PhD, FAHA 1994 Edwin L. Bierman, MD
2015 Kerry-Anne Rye, PhD, FAHA 2005 Elizabeth Nabel, MD, FAHA 1992 John Hoak, MD, FAHA
2014 Kathy Griendling, PhD 2004 John Brunzell, MD, FAHA 1991 Richard Havel, MD, FAHA
2013 Martha Cathcart, PhD, FAHA 2003 Henry Ginsberg, MD, FAHA 1989 Stanford Wessler, MD
2012 Lawrence Rudel, PhD, FAHA 2002 Donald Heistad, MD, FAHA 1988 Daniel Steinberg, MD, PhD
2011 Robert Hegele, MD, FAHA 2001 Samuel I. Rapaport, MD, FAHA 1986 Edwin W. Salzman, MD
Murray Huff, PhD, FAHA 2000 Jan Breslow, MD, FAHA 1985 Howard E. Eder, MD
2010 Mark Taubman, MD 1999 Victor J. Dzau, MD, FAHA 1983 Sol Sherry, MD 1982 Gardner McMillian, MD, FAHA


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