2013 National Service Achievement Awards

Graeme Bell

2013 Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award
Graeme Bell I. PhD

The Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award is the Association’s highest scientific award and honors an individual who has made significant, long-term contributions to our understanding of diabetes, its treatment and/or prevention. The award is named after Nobel Prize winner Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin treatment for diabetes.This year's recipient is Graeme I. Bell, PhD.

 

Larry Ellingson

Wendell Mayes, Jr. Award for Lifetime Service
Larry Ellingson, RPh

This award honors outstanding lifetime achievement in the cause of diabetes. This year's recipient is Larry Ellingson, RPh.

 

Al Franken

Public Policy Leadership Award
Senator Al Franken

This award honors an individual or group who significantly contributes to public policy to benefit people with diabetes and the American Diabetes Association's mission. This year’s recipient is Senator Al Franken of Minnesota.

 

Jens Bruning

2013 Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award
Jens Brüning C. MD

The Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award recognizes outstanding scientific achievement in the field of diabetes, taking into consideration independence of thought and originality.This year's recipient is Jens C. Brüning, MD.

 

Kermit Crawford

Addison B. Scoville Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service
Kermit Crawford, RPh

This award honors a volunteer leader who has made an outstanding contribution to the American Diabetes Association. This year's recipient is Kermit Crawford, RPh.

 

Peter Bennett

2013 Albert Renold Award
Peter Bennett H. MB, ChB, FRCP, FFPH

The Albert Renold Award is presented to an individual whose career is distinguished by outstanding achievements in the training of diabetes research scientists and the facilitation of diabetes research. This year's recipient is Peter H. Bennett, MB, ChB, FRCP, FFPH.

 

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Health Professional Award for Volunteer Service
Brenda Montgomery, RN, NS, CDE

This award honors a volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution to the American Diabetes Association outside of their professional area of practice/interest. This year’s recipient is Brenda Montgomery, RN, NS, CDE.

 

Guillermo Umpierrez

2013 Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award
Guillermo Umpierrez E. MD, FACP, FACE

The Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award is presented to an individual who has made outstanding efforts in diabetes care and is recognized as a highly regarded clinician and educator with more than 10 years of distinguished service. This year's recipient is Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, FACP, FACE.

 

Ann L. Albright

2013 Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award
Ann Albright L. PhD, RD

The Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award is presented to an individual who demonstrates significant contributions to the understanding of diabetes education, spent many years of effort in the field, and have benefited recipients of education.This year's recipient is Ann L. Albright, PhD, RD.

 

Dwight Holing

Charles H. Best Medal for Leadership and Service
Dwight Holing

This award honors the Chair of the Board for services to the American Diabetes Association. This year's recipient is Dwight Holing.

 

Elizabeth Seaquist

Banting Medal for Leadership and Service
Elizabeth R. Seaquist, MD

This medal honors the President, Medicine & Science for service to the American Diabetes Association. This year's recipient is Elizabeth R. Seaquist, MD.

 

Graham Ogle

2013 Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes
Graha, Ogle MBBS, FRACP

The Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes honors individual outstanding service in the cause of diabetes that has been performed with an international perspective and with international impact.This year's recipient is Graham Ogle, MBBS, FRACP.

 

Marjorie Cypress

Rachmiel Levine Medal for Leadership and Service
Marjorie Cypress, PhD, C-ANP, CDE

This award honors the President, Health Care & Education for service to the American Diabetes Association. This year's recipient is Marjorie Cypress, PhD, C-ANP, CDE.

 

Edward Boyko

2013 Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology
Edward Boyko J. MD, MPH

The Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology is given in memory of Kelly West, widely regarded as the “father of diabetes epidemiology.” Each year, the award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of diabetes epidemiology, including scientific publications and teaching experience. This year's recipient is Edward J. Boyko, MD, MPH.

 

Robert Singley

Charles Kopke Medal for Leadership and Service
Robert J. Singley, MBA

This award honors the Secretary/Treasurer for service to the American Diabetes Association. This year's recipient is Robert J. Singley, MBA.

 

Christopher Attinger

2013 Roger Pecoraro Award
Christopher Attinger E. MD, FACS

The Roger Pecoraro Award recognizes a researcher who has made scientific contributions and demonstrates an untiring commitment to improving the understanding of the detection, treatment, and prevention of diabetic foot complications. It is supported by an educational grant from Curative Health Services, ConvaTec, Ortho McNeil-Pharmaceuticals, and Sechrist Clinical Services.This year's recipient is Christopher E. Attinger, MD, FACS.

 

Caroline A. Crowther

2013 Norbert Freinkel Award
Caroline Crowther A. MD, FRANZCOG, FRCOG, CMFM

The Norbert Freinkel Award is given in memory of Norbert Freinkel, a dedicated and insightful investigator as well as gifted writer, to honor a researcher who has made outstanding contributions, including scientific publications and presentations, to the understanding and treatment of diabetes and pregnancy. This year's recipient is Caroline A. Crowther, MD, FRANZCOG, FRCOG, CMFM.

 

Joseph Witztum

2013 Edwin Bierman Award
Joseph Witztum L. MD

The Edwin Bierman Award recognizes a leading scientist who has made outstanding contributions in the field of diabetes-related macrovascular complications and related risk factors. The award is supported by an endowment established in 1999 by Merck and Co., Inc. This year's recipient is Joseph L. Witztum, MD.

 

Margaret Grey

2013 Richard R. Rubin Award
Margaret Grey DrPH, RN, FAAN

The Richard R. Rubin Award recognizes a behavioral researcher who has made outstanding and/or innovative contributions in the study and understanding of behavioral aspects of diabetes. This year's recipient is Margaret Grey DrPH, RN, FAAN.

 

  • Last Reviewed: October 25, 2013
  • Last Edited: October 25, 2013