Albert Renold Award

Given in the memory of Dr. Albert Renold to recognize an individual who has a career distinguished by outstanding achievements in mentorship and/or creation of a robust environment for diabetes research.

Criteria for Selection

  • Principal criteria for selection process: impact as a mentor of diabetes researchers or a facilitator of a community of diabetes investigators.
  • National and international stature in diabetes research.
  • Nominee must have MD, PhD degree or equivalent.
  • Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for award.
  • Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international diabetes organizations and the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.  
  • Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.
  • Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words, signed by no more than 3 individuals).  Application letter or nomination letter should address criteria for selection (above).
  • CV with career, mentoring, and publication highlights.
  • Please include a list of current and former Mentees/Trainees.

Award Lecture/Publication

  • None

Honoraria/Award

  • The recipient receives a $5,000 honorarium.
  • Award includes round-trip coach airfare for winner and spouse and hotel stay for up to five nights. Also includes other meeting-related travel expenses.
  • Includes complimentary registration to Scientific Sessions for winner and a guest. 

 Nomination/Submission Process

  • Nominations must be submitted using the universal National Scientific Achievement Award Application Form.
  • Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.
  • Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words, signed by no more than 3 individuals).
  • Application letter or nomination letter should address criteria for selection (above).
  • CV with career, mentoring, and publication highlights.
  • Please include a list of current and former Mentees/Trainees.
  • Questions? Contact Mary Merkin by email or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.

Selection 

  •  The recipient is chosen by the National Medicine, Science and Health Care Awards Committee and approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association.

Previous Albert Renold Award Winners

1992 Peter H. Forsham, MD

1993 Jesse Roth, MD

1994 Harold E. Lebovitz, MD

1995 Daniel Porte, Jr., MD

1996 George F. Cahill, Jr., MD

1997 R. Paul Robertson, MD

1998 C. Ronald Kahn, MD

1999 Phillip Gorden, MD

2000 Reubin Andres, MD

2001 Ralph A. DeFronzo, MD, MS

2002 Gerald M. Reaven, MD

2003 Maria G. Buse, MD

2004 Michael P. Czech, PhD

2005 Mladen Vranic, MD, DSc, FRSC, FRCP

2006 Neil B. Ruderman, MD

2007 Donald F. Steiner, MD

2008 Jeffrey S. Flier, MD

2009 Aldo A. Rossini, MD

2010 Philip E. Cryer, MD

2011 Robert S. Sherwin, MD

2012

2013 Peter H. Bennett, MB, ChB, FRCP, FFPH

 

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  • Last Reviewed: October 24, 2013
  • Last Edited: October 24, 2013

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