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2021 AWARD NOMINATIONS

Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021

ALL award nomination materials should be submitted via e-mail to Jennifer Lewis at jenniferlewis@preventionresearch.org.

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Awards Criteria

Awards are designed to recognize excellence in the areas consistent with SPR’s mission. We encourage nominations of SPR members at all career levels and nominations that reflect the full diversity of SPR’s membership. The specific awards are as follows:

  1. The Presidential Award is given to an individual or a team of individuals who have made a major specific contribution to prevention science research. This award is intended to be a “lifetime achievement” award for a significant body of research or theory in any area related to prevention that has had a major impact on the field. The award can be for an entire research program extending over many years or for a single study that changed the field substantially. The awardee(s) may represent the fields of epidemiology, statistical methodologies, research design, or prevention strategies including interventions and
  2. The Prevention Science Award is given to an individual or team of individuals for a significant body of research that has applied scientific methods to test one or more preventive interventions or policies. This award recognizes individuals for the work of developing and testing prevention \\
  3. The Public Service Award is given to an individual or team of individuals in recognition of extensive and effective advocacy (to include dissemination and diffusion) for prevention science and science/research-based
  4. The Translational Science Award is given to an individual or a team of individuals in recognition for contributions to the field of prevention science in the area of Type 1 or Type 2 translational
  5. The Nan Tobler Award for Review of the Prevention Science Literature is given to an individual or a team of individuals for contributions to the summarization or articulation of the empirical evidence relevant to prevention
  6. The Advances in Culture and Diversity in Prevention Science Award (formerly the Community, Culture and Prevention Science Award) is given to an individual or a team of individuals for contributions to the field of prevention science in the area of culture. Recipients of this award are recognized for work to enhance understanding of culture in prevention science and the development of and adaptation of effective prevention strategies for traditionally underserved and/or underrepresented populations, including racial and ethnic minorities.
  7. The International Collaborative Prevention Research Award is given to an individual or a team of individuals for contributions to the field of prevention science in the area of international
  8. The Service to SPR Award is given to an individual or a team of individuals in recognition of outstanding service to the
  9. The Friend of ECPN Award is to be presented to a mid-career or senior preventionist who has supported and encouraged early career persons or issues. The recipient of the Friend of ECPN award will have been active in supporting early career activities, either by helping ECPN as an organization; promoting training, funding, or early career involvement in prevention efforts; or encouraging early career preventionists in their work.
  10. The ECPN John B. Reid Early Career Award is presented to a person early in their career in prevention. This award will be bestowed on someone who has shown a commitment to prevention science through outstanding contributions to research, policy or
  11. The ECPN Service Award is presented to someone who has shown a commitment to the development and advancement of ECPN. The intention of this award is to recognize contributions above and beyond traditional steering committee

SPR Awards Nominations ProcessDeadline: Monday, March 1, 2021

The SPR Award nomination materials should be sent together as a packet and should include

Letter supporting your nomination, briefly (under 1000 words) describe why you are nominating this individual (or group). What important contributions has this person (or group) made to the field of prevention science in relation to the specific award category. We encourage nominations of SPR members at all career levels and nominations that reflect the full diversity of SPR’s membership.

CV (NIH biosketch or similar)

Link to the nominee’s website (if available).

One to two supporting letters of recommendation from others are also appropriate to include (under 1000 words).

With the exception of the Public Service Award which may be given to a non-member, awards are intended for SPR members.

ALL award nomination materials should be submitted via e-mail to Jennifer Lewis at jenniferlewis@preventionresearch.org.

SPR/ECPN John B. Reid Early Career Award

Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021

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This award is presented annually by the Early Career Preventionist Network to a person early in their career in prevention. This award will be bestowed on someone who has shown a commitment to prevention science through outstanding contributions to research, policy, or practice.

Eligibility:

Nominee must be an early career scientist, defined as within 10 years post terminal degree. Nominee must be a member of the Society for Prevention Research at the time of nomination. Nomination Process:

Nominator’s Supporting Statement, briefly (under 1000 words) should address the nominee’s contribution to the field of prevention science as evidenced by their activities in research, policy, service, and/or teaching. The strongest letters will include an indication of the potential long- term significance and impact of nominee’s activities on the field of prevention science.

The Letter(s) of Endorsement may be less encompassing but should address similar themes. Nominee’s CV (NIH biosketch or similar)

ALL award nomination materials should be submitted via e-mail to Deinera Exner, Chair, ECPN Awards Committee at deinera.exner2@ucalgary.ca.

Please contact Jennifer Lewis at the SPR national office if you have any questions.

Awards History

The SPR Awards were first presented in 1997.

Presidential Award

2020 – Robert J. McMahon, Ph.D.

2019 – Diana H. Fishbein, Ph.D. 2018 – Patrick H. Tolan, Ph.D. 2017 – Patricia Chamberlain, Ph.D. 2016 – Nicholas Ialongo, Ph.D.

2015 – Richard L. Spoth, Ph.D.

2014 – Elizabeth B. Robertson, Ph.D. 2013 – Mark T. Greenberg, Ph.D.

2012 – Richard F. Catalano, Ph.D. and J. David Hawkins, Ph.D. 2011 – Mary Ann Pentz, Ph.D.

2010 – Gilbert J. Botvin, Ph.D. 2009 – David Olds, Ph.D.

2008 – Sheppard G. Kellam, Ph.D. 2007 – Irwin Sandler, Ph.D.

2006 – Eugene Oetting, Ph.D. 2005 – Richard Clayton, Ph.D.

2004 – Linda Collins, Ph.D. and John Graham, Ph.D. 2003 – Gerald R. Patterson, Ph.D. and John B. Reid, Ph.D. 2002 – C. Hendricks Brown, Ph.D.

2001 – Harold Holder, Ph.D. 2000 – Jose Szapocznik, Ph.D. 1999 – Patricia Mrazek, Ph.D. Prevention Science Award

2020 – Dorothy L. Espelage, Ph.D.

2019 – Catherine P. Bradshaw, PhD, MEd 2018 – David MacKinnon, Ph.D.

2017 – Mark Feinberg, Ph.D. 2016 – Kevin Haggerty, Ph.D.

2015 – Deborah Gorman-Smith, Ph.D. 2014 – Brenna H. Bry, Ph.D.

2013 – Karen L. Bierman, Ph.D. 2012 – Robert Turrisi, Ph.D.

2011 – Leslie Leve, Ph.D. 2010 – Thomas Dishion, Ph.D. 2009 – Alex Wagenaar, Ph.D. 2008 – Richard Spoth, Ph.D.

2007 – Phil Palmgreen and SENTAR group 2006 – Cheryl Perry, Ph.D.

2005 – Denise Gottfredson, Ph.D. 2004 – Richard Price, Ph.D.

2003 – Denise Kandel, Ph.D. 2002 – Mark Greenberg, Ph.D. 2001 – Richard F. Catalano, Ph.D.

2000 – Robert Cairns, Ph.D. and Beverly Cairns, Ph.D. 1999 – J. David Hawkins, Ph.D.

Public Service Award

2020 – Amanda Rivera Flores, MMP

2019 – D. Max Crowley, Ph.D. and Taylor Scott, Ph.D. 2018 – Jane Pearson, Ph.D.

2017 – The Honorable John W. Hickenlooper, Jr. 2016 – Jeffrey Levi, Ph.D.

2015 – Diana Fishbein, Ph.D. and Neil Wollman, Ph.D. 2014 – Stacie Mathewson and Gary Mendell

2012 – Jerry Reed, Ph.D., M.S.W.

2011 – Rick F. Cady

2010 – Congresswoman Diane DeGette

2009 – Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott

2008 – William T. Grant Foundation, Senior Program Team

Robert Granger, Edward Seidman, Vivian Tseng, Brian Wilcox, Rebecca Maynard 2007 – Senator Tom Harkin

2006 – Jon Baron, Esq.

2005 – Nora D. Volkow, MD 2004 – Charles G. Curie 2003 – Alan Leshner, Ph.D.

2002 – Elizabeth Robertson, Ph.D.

2001 – Governor Tom and Mrs. Michele Ridge 2000 – Juan Ramos, Ph.D.

1999 – William J. Bukoski, Ph.D.

Translational Research Award

2020 – Elizabeth A. Stormshak, Ph.D.

2019 – William A. Aldridge, II, Ph.D. 2018 – Abigail H. Gewirtz, Ph.D.

2017 – Richard Spoth, Ph.D. 2016 – Diana Fishbein, Ph.D.

2015 – Kevin Haggerty, M.S.W., Ph.D. 2014 – Brian K. Bumbarger, MEd

2013 – Helene R. White, Ph.D. 2012 – Philip Fisher, Ph.D.

2011 – Luanne Rohrbach, Ph.D.

Science to Practice Award (replaced with Translational Research Award in 2011)

2010 – Kenneth Dodge, Ph.D. 2009 – Mary Ellen O’Connell 2008 – Sharon Mihalic

2007 – Patricia Chamberlain, Ph.D. 2006 – Dennis Embry, Ph.D.

2005 – Steve Aos

2004 – Frances M. Harding 2003 – Eric Schaps, Ph.D.

2002 – CSAP’s National CAPT System team of Ileana Baca, Charlotte Daley, Tania Garcia, Julie Hogan, Jerry Jaker and Mike Lowther

2001 – William B. Hansen, Ph.D. 2000 – Delbert Elliot, Ph.D.

1998 – Andrew O’Donovan, M.A.

Nan Tobler Award for Review of the Prevention Science Literature

2020 – Sandra Jo Wilson, Ph.D. 2019 – Frances Gardner, Ph.D. 2018 – Emily Tanner-Smith, Ph.D. 2016 – Alexander Wagenaar, Ph.D.

2012 – Albert Farrell, Ph.D., David B. Henry, Ph.D., Amie Bettencourt, Ph.D.

2011 – David MacKinnon, Ph.D.

2010 – Joseph A. Durlak, Ph.D. and Roger Weissberg 2009 – James Derzon, Ph.D.

2008 – Eric Stice, Ph.D. 2007 – David Foxcroft, Ph.D. 2004 – Mark Lipsey, Ph.D.

2001 – Ellen Sogolow, Ph.D. 2000 – Nan Tobler, Ph.D.

Advances in Culture and Diversity in Prevention Science Award (formerly the Community, Culture, and Prevention Science Award)

2020 – Boys of Color Collaborative, Founding members: Oscar A.

Barbarin, III, Ph.D., Velma McBride Murry, Ph.D.n Patrick Tolan, Ph.D.

2019 – Mary L. Harthun, MA 2018 – Kathy Etz, Ph.D.

2017 – Gene Brody, Ph.D. and The Center for Family Research at the University of Georgia 2016 – Brian Mustanski, Ph.D.

2015 – Nancy Gonzales, Ph.D.

2014 – Velma McBride Murry, Ph.D. 2013 – David B. Henry, Ph.D.

2012 – Flavio Marsiglia, Ph.D. 2011 – William R. Beardslee, M.D.

2010 – Hilda Pantin, Ph.D. and Guillermo Prado, Ph.D. 2009 – Laurie Miller Brotman, Ph.D.

2008 – Karol Kumpfer, Ph.D.

2007 – Les Whitbeck, Ph.D. 2006 – Norweeta Milburn, Ph.D.

2005 – Felipe Gonzalez Castro, Ph.D. 2004 – Tracy Harachi, Ph.D.

2003 – Charles Martinez, Ph.D. 2002 – William Vega, Ph.D.

2001 – Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, Ph.D., MPH

International Collaborative Prevention Research Award

2020 – Matej Košir, BSc, and Sanela Talić, BSc

2019 – Zili Sloboda, ScD

2018 – Flavio Marsiglia, Ph.D. and Maria Elena Medina Mora, Ph.D. and their Binational Team (U.S. – Mexico): Mexico City: Miguel Angel G. Mendoza and Tania Real; Guadalajara: Bertha Nunez Gutierrez; Monterrey: Maria Dolores Corona; Phoenix: Stephen Kulis, Stephanie Ayers, Grace Alderson and Mary Harthun.

2017 – Moshe Israelashvili, Ph.D.

2016 – Guillermo Prado, Ph.D. and his team

2015 – J. Mark Eddy, Ph.D. and Charles R. Martinez, Ph.D. 2014 – Lisa Wegner, Ph.D.

2013 – Eric C. Brown, Ph.D. 2012 – Josipa Basic, Dr.sc.

2011- Gregor Burkhart, M.D., M.P.H. 2010 – Steven W. Gust, Ph.D.

2009- John Lochman, Ph.D.

2008 – Marion S. Forgatch, Ph.D.

2007 – Linda Caldwell, Ph.D. and Edward Smith, Ph.D.

2006 – John Winston Toumbourou, Ph.D 2005 – Mary Jane Rotheram, Ph.D.

2004 – Matthews Sanders, Ph.D. 2003 – Don Des Jarlais, Ph.D.

2002 – Clemens Hosman, Ph.D. 2001 – Richard H. Price, Ph.D.

Service to SPR Award

2020 – Brian K. Bumbarger, Ph.D. and Abigail A. Fagan, Ph.D.

2019 – Rhonda C. Boyd, Ph.D. and Felipe G. González, Ph.D., MSW

2018 – Denise C. Gottfredson, Ph.D.

2017 – Karen Bierman, Ph.D., John D. Cole, Ph.D., Kenneth Dodge, Ph.D., Mark Greenberg, Ph.D., John Lochman, Ph.D., and Robert J. McMahon, Ph.D.

2016 – J. Mark Eddy, Ph.D. and Charles Martinez, Jr., Ph.D. 2015 – Brenda Miller, Ph.D.

2014 – Robert McMahon, Ph.D.

2013 – Luanne A. Rohrbach, MPH, Ph.D. and Richard L. Spoth, Ph.D.

2012 – The Mothers of Prevention: Gilbert J. Botvin, Ph.D., Brian Bumbarger, M.Ed., Celene Domitrovich, Ph.D., Jim Emshoff, Ph.D., John W. Graham, Ph.D., J. David Hawkins, Ph.D., John Jimenez, Randy Swaim, Ph.D.

2011 – Ty Ridenour, Ph.D. 2010 – Michael Schoeny, Ph.D. 2009 – Kathy Etz, Ph.D.

2008 – Brian R. Flay, Ph.D. 2007 – John Ernst

2006 – Deborah Gorman-Smith, Ph.D.

2005 – Gilbert J. Botvin, Ph.D. 2004 – Anthony Biglan, Ph.D.

2003 – Denise Hallfors, Ph.D. and Ted Langevin 2001 – Ralph Tartar, Ph.D.

Friend of ECPN

2020 – Phillip W. Graham, DrPH, MPH

2019 – Laura Griner Hill, Ph.D. 2018 – Barbara McMorris, Ph.D.

2017 – Guillermo “Willy” Prado, Ph.D. 2016 – J. David Hawkins, Ph.D.

2015 – Karl Hill, Ph.D.

2014 – Stephanie Lanza, Ph.D. 2013 – Brian R. Flay, Ph.D.

2012 – Michael Hecht, Ph.D. 2011 – Daniel Shaw, Ph.D. 2010 – Kelli Komro, Ph.D. 2009 – Mark Eddy, Ph.D.

2008 – Mark T. Greenberg, Ph.D. 2007 – William Hansen, Ph.D.

2006 – Tracy Harachi, Ph.D.

2005 – Christopher Ringwalt, Dr.Ph. 2004 – Irwin Sandler, Ph.D.

2003 – Marion Forgatch, Ph.D.

2002 – Nicholas Ialongo, Ph.D. 2001 – Clemens Hosman, Ph.D. 2000 – John B. Reid, Ph.D.

1999 – C. Hendricks Brown, Ph.D.

ECPN Early Career Award; Renamed (2013) ECPN John B. Reid Early Career Award

2020 – Deinera Exner-Cortens, Ph.D.

2019 – Amanda G. Sisselman-Borgia, Ph.D., LMSW 2018 – Mark J. Van Ryzin, Ph.D.

2017 – Daniel Max Crowley, Ph.D. 2016 – Keryn Pasch, Ph.D.

2015 – Paula Frew, M.P.H., Ph.D.

2014 – Donna Coffman, Ph.D. 2013 – Jeffrey R. Temple, Ph.D. 2012 – Eric Rice, Ph.D.

2011 – Emily Rothman, Sc.D. 2010 – Catherine Bradshaw, Ph.D. 2009 – Mildred Maldonado-Malino 2008 – Stephanie T. Lanza

2007 – Guillermo Prado, Ph.D. 2006 – Ty A. Ridenour, Ph.D. 2005 – Melissa Stigler, Ph.D. 2004 – Esteban Cardemil, Ph.D. 2003 – Kelli Komro, Ph.D.

2002 – Kenneth Griffin, Ph.D., MPH 2001 – Doug Coatsworth, Ph.D.

2000 – Margo Wootan, Ph.D. 1999 – Joseph Schafer, Ph.D. 1999 – Katherine DeVet, Ph.D. 1998 – J.Mark Eddy, Ph.D.

ECPN Service Award

2000 – Paula Smith, Ph.D.

Special SPR Awards have been bestowed.

2008 – Service as Editor in Chief, Prevention Science to Gilbert Botvin, Ph.D.

2001 – Model Education Programs in Prevention Science Award to The Morgan State University and the Johns Hopkins University Collaboration

1998 – Lifetime Achievement Award to Beverly Long, M.S., M.P. H. 1998 – Federal Achievement Award to Shay Bilchik, B.S., B.A., J.D. 1998 – State Achievement Award to Terry Faye Bleier, C.P.A.

1998 – Disque D. Dean President’s Award to Gilbert J. Botvin, Ph.D. 1997 – Society for Prevention Research Award to Zili Sloboda, Sc.D.