Past Professional Career Achievement Award Recipients
2020: Dirk Padfield
Reason for Nomination: For outstanding professional leadership and significant contributions in the field of medical and biomedical image analysis and processing.
2019: Richard Boudreault
Reason for Nomination: For the development of femtosecond laser in-situ bio-imagery, with application to the detection and characterization of breast cancer and to pharmaceutical research with a Small Animal Molecular Imager technology.
2018: Howard Levin
Reason for Nomination: For outstanding scientific, medical and technical contributions to the development of novel medical technologies and devices for the treatment hypertension and heart failure.
2017: Karl E. Friedl
Reason for Nomination: In recognition of his technical contributions in metabolic monitoring, physiological status monitoring, and neuropsychological assessments as a biomedical researcher and technical leader in the military, government, academia, and professional societies.
2012: Reese S. Terry, Jr.
Reason for Nomination: For the invention of theraputic implantable devices and procedures for the treatment of epilepsy and drug-resistant chronic depression
2011: Rahul Mehra
Reason for Nomination: For outstanding contributions to the understanding and treatment of malignant heart rhythms with implantable devices for patients at risk of sudden cardiac death
2010: Mark Kroll
Reason for Nomination: For harnessing the power of the charge „burping effect‟ into the design of biphasic defibrillation waveforms and extensive contributions to the clinical success of defibrillators
2009: Dorin Panescu
Reason for Nomination: For groundbreaking contributions to the invention and development of medical devices for cardiac ablation, mapping, imaging and cardiac resynchronization