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Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Distinguished Achievement Award

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

  • 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 should be a present or past member of a scientific council of the American Heart Association.

The Lifestyle Distinguished Achievement Award is presented every three years during the EPI|Lifestyle Joint Council Awards Reception and Dinner at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions.

Suggested nominees for the Distinguished Achievement Award should be presented to the Lifestyle Leadership Committee.

The following is a list of Lifestyle Distinguished Achievement Award honorees

Past Recipients:

  • 2016 Lora E. Burke PhD, MPH, FAHA
  • 2013 Barbara Howard, PhD, FAHA
  • 2010 William Haskell, PhD, FAHA
  • 2007 Alice Lichtenstein, DSc, FAHA
  • 2004 Robert Eckel, MD, FAHA
  • 2001 Ronald M. Krauss, MD

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