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 Genomic and Precision Medicine (GPM).
The GPM Distinguished Achievement Award is presented every three years during the GPM Business Meeting and Awards Reception at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions.
Suggested nominees for the Distinguished Achievement Award may be submitted to the GPM Leadership Committee by email.
2019 Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, FAHA
2016 Jennifer L. Hall PhD, FAHA
2013 Jennifer Van Eyk, PhD, FAHA
2010 Donna Arnett, PhD, FAHA