Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease Distinguished Achievement Award


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 member of the Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD).

The KCVD Distinguished Achievement Award is presented every three years during the HTN/KCVD joint Awards Dinner at the American Heart Association's Hypertension Scientific Sessions.

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

Award Recipients

  • 2020 Donald Kohan MD, PhD, FAHA
  • 2017 David Ellison, MD, FAHA
  • 2014 Jeff Sands, MD
  • 2011 Frank C. Brosius, III, MD, FAHA
  • 2008 L. Lee Hamm, MD, FACP, FAHA
  • 2005 Thomas DuBose, Jr., MD, FAHA
  • 2002 Jules B. Puschett, MD
  • 1999 L. Gabriel Navar, PhD
  • 1996 William E. Mitch, MD
  • 1993 Diana Marver, MD
  • 1990 Darrell D. Fanestil, MD
  • 1987 Jared Grantham, MD
  • 1984 Roy Maffly, MD

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