Call for Nominations: AAPB Distinguished Scientist Award
The AAPB Awards Committee invites AAPB members to submit nominations for the Distinguished Scientist Award to be presented at the AAPB's 49th Annual Meeting on April 11-14, 2018.
The Board approved the creation of the Distinguished Scientist Award to be presented annually "in recognition of an outstanding career and scientific contribution to the field of applied psychophysiology and biofeedback." This award recognizes an AAPB member who has advanced Biofeedback through a significant body of research conducted, as judged by publications, awards and peer reviews, and has made a major impact upon the field of study, both nationally and/or internationally. Nominees must hold a doctoral degree in a psychology, biomedical science, medicine, or other health-related field. Only AAPB members will be considered for this honor. Criteria for evaluation are:
- Scientific importance of research discoveries
- Mentorship of students, postdoctoral fellows, and new faculty
- Continued impact on the field
The recipient of the Distinguished Scientist Award will be invited to give an address at the 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting; the date, time and topic of the presentation to be determined by the Program Committee Chair and the award recipient.
Candidates for this award are reviewed and recipients are determined by the AAPB Awards Committee. To nominate an individual who represents the purpose of the award please complete the online nomination form.
The Distinguished Scientist Award was created in 1995. Past awardees include:
1995 Neal Miller, PhD
1996 Niels Birbaumer, PhD
1997 John Basmajian, MD
1998 Edward Taub, PhD
1999 Johann Stoyva, PhD and Tom Budzynski, PhD
2000 Angele McGrady, PhD
2001 Bernard T. Engel, PhD
2002 Frank Andrasik, PhD
2003 Edward Blanchard, PhD
2004 M. Barry Sterman, PhD
2005 Paul Lehrer, PhD
2006 Joel Lubar, PhD
2007 Susan Middaugh, PhD
2008 Richard Gevirtz, PhD
2009 John Arena, PhD
2010 Alan Glaros, PhD
2011 Steven Wolf, PhD, PTA, PT
2012 Julian F. Thayer, PhD
2013 Erik Peper, PhD
2014 Steven Baskin, PhD
2015 Estate Sokhadze, PhD
2016 Lynda Thompson, PhD and Michael Thompson, MD
2017 Ute Strehl, PhD
Nominations must be received by October 1, 2017. Award winners will be notified in January 2018. Nominate someone you know today!
Thank you for your time and consideration!