TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE 2023

Past Award Winners

Congratulations to our award winners! Watch this year's award winner's videos below to learn more about their work. Visit the ACTS YouTube channel to view award videos from 20202021, 2022, and 2023.

 

JCTS Publication Award​

2023 - Felicity Enders, PhD, MPH (first year awarded)

  • Journal Paper: The hidden curriculum in health care academia: An exploratory study for the development of an action plan for the inclusion of diverse trainees

 

ACTS Edward H. Ahrens, Jr. Distinguished Investigator Award​

2023 - David A. Mankoff, MD, PhD - University of Pennsylvania

  • 2022 - William W. Busse, MD - University of Wisconsin Madison
  • 2021 - Paul Sondel, MD, PhD - University of Wisconsin Madison
  • 2020 - Jean Bennett, MD, PhD - University of Pennsylvania 
  • 2019 - John H. Krystal, MD - Yale University 
  • 2018 - Daniel J. Rader, MD - University of Pennsylvania 
  • 2017 - Henry Ginsberg, MD - Rockefeller University 

 

ACTS Clinical and Translational Research Distinguished Educator Award: The Rebecca Jackson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Education Innovation

2023 - Cynthia D. Morris, PhD, MPH - Oregon Health and Science University

This award was renamed in 2023 in dedication to the life and service of Dr. Rebecca Jackson, The Ohio State University. (1955-2022).

  • 2022 - David A. Asch, MD, MBA - University of Pennsylvania

  • 2021 - Molly Carnes, MD, MS and Mary Corcoran, PhD, OTR/L - University of Wisconsin and George Washington University
  • 2020 - Emma A. Meagher, MD - University of Pennsylvania 
  • 2019 - Christine Pfund, PhD and Christine Sorkness, RPh, PharmD - University of Wisconsin
  • 2018 - Lawrence F. "Skip" Brass, MD, PhD - University of Pennsylvania
  • 2017 - Ellen W. Seely, MD - Harvard University 

 

ACTS Clinical and Translational Research Distinguished Educator Award: Mentorship Innovation

2023 - Susan Furth, MD, PhD - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

  • 2022 - Angela Byars-Winston, PhD - University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

ACTS Distinguished Investigator: Translation from Clinical Use into Public Benefit and Policy Award

  • 2023 - Was not awarded
  • 2022 - Was not awarded
  • 2021 - Flaura Koplin Winston, MD, PhD - University of Pennsylvania
  • 2020 - Diana Miglioretti, PhD - University of California, Davis
  • 2019 - David A. Asch, MD, MBA - University of Pennsylvania 
  • 2018 - Jayme Locke, MD - University of Alabama Birmingham
  • 2017 - Scott D. Halpern, MD - University of Pennsylvania 

 

ACTS Team Science Award

2023 - Ekaterina Noyes, PhD, MPH - University at Buffalo 

  • 2022 - Gerard Sanacora, MD, PhD - Yale University
  • 2021 - Betsy Rolland, PhD, MLIS, MPH - University of Wisconsin
  • 2020 - Kevin Sheth, MD - Yale University
  • 2019 - Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS - Yale University 
  • 2018 - Roy Herbst, MD, PhD - Yale University 
  • 2017 - Gustavo F. Doncel, MD, PhD - EVMS 

 

ACTS Oustanding Trainee: Early (Faculty) Career Development Award

2023 - Rogelio A. Coronado, PT, PhD - Vanderbilt University Medical Center

  • 2022 - Ariangela Kozik, PhD - University of Michigan
  • 2021 - Carolyn Treacy Bramante, MD, MPH - University of Minnesota
  • 2020 - Steven Hicks, MD, PhD - Pennsylvania State University

 

ACTS Oustanding Trainee: Post-Doctoral Award

2023 - ReJoyce Green, PhD - Medical University of South Carolina 

  • 2022 - Tara Bautista, PhD - Yale University
  • 2021 - Jacob A. George, PhD - University of Utah
  • 2020 - Sarah Sheppard, MD, PhD - University of Pennsylvania

 

ACTS Outstanding Trainee: Predoctoral Scholar Award

2023 - Courtney McDermott, BA - Rutgers University

  • 2022 - Afaf Saliba, M.S.c - University of Texas Health San Antonio
  • 2021 - Sarah Libring - Purdue University
  • 2020 - Uriel Kim - Case Western Reserve University 

 

ACTS Award for Contributing to the Diversity and Inclusiveness of the Translational Workforce

2023 - Carol Feghali-Bostwick, PhD - Medical University of South Carolina 

  • 2022 - Susan R. Passmore, PhD - University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • 2021 - Doris M. Rubio, PhD - University of Pittsburgh

 

ACTS Award for Addressing Health Equity Through Partnership and Innovation

2023 - Olajide A. Williams, MD, MS - Columbia University

  • 2022 - Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, MAPP - University of Chicago
  • 2021 - Dorothy Farrar-Edwards, PhD - University of Wisconsin

 

ACTS Distinguished Investigator: Translation from Proof of Concept to Widespread Clinical Practice

2023 - David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD - University of Southern California

  • 2022 - Jane Ellen Mahoney, MD - University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2021 - N. Scott Adzick, MD - University of Pennsylvania 
  • 2020 - Was not awarded
  • 2019 - Carl H. June, MD - University of Pennsylvania 
  • 2018 - James Krueger, MD - Rockefeller University 
  • 2017 - Peter J. Snyder, MD - University of Pennsylvania 

 

Barry Coller Award

  • 2017 - Rebecca Jackson, MD - The Ohio State University
  • 2016 - Art Feldman, MD, PhD - Temple University 

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