EPI Mentoring Award

Sponsored by the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention's Early Career Committee

Award submission for EPI|Lifestyle Scientific Sessions is now closed. Congratulations to the 2024 awardees. Applications will reopen in the summer.

The Epidemiology and Prevention Mentoring Award highlights the importance of superior mentoring in cardiovascular epidemiologic research by honoring a person who has provided exceptional individual and institutional mentoring and advocacy for cardiovascular epidemiology researchers. The awardee will be honored at the EPI|Lifestyle Scientific Sessions.

Award Recipients

  • 2024 Mercedes R. Carnethon, PhD, FAHA
    2023 Wayne D. Rosamond, PhD, MS, FAHA
    2022 Tiffany M. Powell-Wiley, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • 2021 Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, FAHA
  • 2020 Russell V. Luepker, MD, MS, FAHA
  • 2019 Thomas A. Pearson, MD, PhD, MPH
  • 2018 Lori Mosca, MD, PhD, MPH, FAHA
  • 2017 David R. Jacobs, PhD
  • 2016 Philip Greenland, MD
  • 2015 Gerardo Heiss, MD
  • 2014 A. Richey Sharrett, MD
  • 2013 Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD
  • 2012 Vasan S. Ramachandran, MD, DM, FACC, FAHA
  • 2010 Josef Coresh, MD PhD, FAHA
  • 2009 Aaron Folson, MD, FAHA

Eligibility Criteria

  • Each nominee will be considered based on his or her history of mentoring epidemiology researchers, as well as his or her overall record of the professional development of mentees.
  • The applicant or nominee must be a member of the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention (EPI) at the time of application.

How to Apply or Submit a Nomination

Council on Epidemiology and Prevention (EPI) members may self-nominate/apply for this award.  

The nomination/application file should contain the following documents in PDF format:

Nominee/applicants will be scored based on their nomination letters and mentoring history.

  • A letter of nomination or candidate statement (if self-nominating) specifically addressing the candidate's contributions to mentoring in cardiovascular epidemiology.
  • Up to two additional supporting letters are recommended, but not required.
  • A list of the names of individuals mentored by the nominee/applicant is required, including their current positions.
  • Nominee's curriculum vitae. 

Visit the ProposalCentral Council Awards Applicant Instructions page to apply or submit a nomination.

Once logged in, you may apply for the EPI-Lifestyle Scientific Sessions Career Achievement Awards in Mentoring and select the EPI Mentoring Award from the award drop-down list.



The award will be presented at the Council Dinner at the annual EPI|Lifestyle Scientific Sessions.

The honoree  will receive:

  • Complimentary registration to EPI|Lifestyle Scientific Sessions
  • Hotel accommodations for one night at the conference rate
  • An engraved plaque
  • One (1) council complimentary ticket to the EPI Lifestyle Joint Council Dinner


Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions

Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions

EPI|Lifestyle 2024
March 18–21, 2024
Hilton Chicago | Chicago, Illinois

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