Awards

Herbert H. Jasper Award

The Herbert H. Jasper Award is presented annually to an individual for a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the field of clinical neurophysiology including research, teaching and mentoring. It is analogous to a lifetime achievement award.

Previous recipients of the Herbert H. Jasper Award are:

2022 Eli M. Mizrahi, MD, FACNS
2021 Elaine M. Wyllie, MD, FACNS
2020 Ronald P. Lesser, MD, FACNS
2019 Jean Gotman, PhD, FACNS
2018 Mark Hallett, MD, FACNS

Pierre Gloor Award

The Pierre Gloor Award is presented annually for an individual’s outstanding contributions to central clinical neurophysiology research.

Previous recipients of the Pierre Gloor Award are:

2022 Walter Paulus, MD
2021 Keith Chiappa, MD
2020 Richard C. Burgess, MD, PhD, FACNS
2019 Peter Kaplan, MD, FRCP, FACNS
2018 Marc R. Nuwer, MD, PhD, FACNS

Robert S. Schwab Award

The Robert S. Schwab Award is presented annually for an individual’s outstanding contributions to peripheral clinical neurophysiology research.

Previous recipients of the Robert S. Schwab Award are:

2022 Eva Feldman, MD, PhD
2021 John Kincaid, MD
2020 Francis O. Walker, MD, FACNS
2019 Michael Aminoff, MD
2018 Donald Sanders, MD

Marc R. Nuwer Service Award

The Marc R. Nuwer Service Award recognizes outstanding service by an ACNS member or (affiliated) professional in the field of clinical neurophysiology, including non-scientific contributions, emphasizing accomplishments and contributions that benefit the ACNS and its members. Contributions may include but are not limited to organization, advocacy, education, and committee work, among others.

Previous recipients of the Marc R. Nuwer Service Award are:

2022 Frank W. Drislane, MD, FACNS
2021 Susan T. Herman, MD, FACNS
2020 Marc R. Nuwer, MD, PhD, FACNS

Distinction in Teaching Award

The ACNS "Distinction in Teaching" Award will recognize a mid-career ACNS member for outstanding accomplishments in teaching clinical neurophysiology to fellows, residents, medical students or EEG technologists. Recipients of this award must:

  • Be ACNS members in good standing;
  • Demonstrate a strong local and national reputation in clinical neurophysiology education. Examples include, but are not limited to:
    • Designing innovative curricula and educational materials;
    • Innovative publications in clinical neurophysiology education; or
    • A significant role in mentoring clinical neurophysiology educators.

Nominations for the "Distinction in Teaching" award would be strengthened by the inclusion of evidence of educational excellence in the form of learner evaluations. Preference will be given to candidates whose track record of teaching excellence includes contributions to ACNS courses.

Previous recipients of the Distinction in Teaching Award are:

2022 Sarah E. Schmitt, MD, FACNS

Distinction in Service Award

The ACNS "Distinction in Service" Award will recognize a mid-career ACNS member who has demonstrated outstanding service to the field of clinical neurophysiology at the institutional or national level. Recipients of this award must:

  • Be ACNS members in good standing;
  • Exhibit outstanding service related to clinical neurophysiology. Examples include, but are not limited to:
    • Service to ACNS in the form of committee contribution and leadership;
    • Contributions and leadership at the institutional/national/international level;
    • Service to the community via public education programs or campaigns, volunteerism, or non-profit organizations;
    • Service to underserved populations, colleagues, or the general public;
    • Development of new or innovative programs at the institutional/national/international level; or
    • Commitment to mentorship.

Previous recipients of the Distinction in Service Award are:

2022
Courtney J. Wusthoff, MD, MS, FACNS
Last updated: March 23, 2022

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