September 30, 2010

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is Accepting Nominations for Research Staff Awards

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accepting nominations for Research Staff Awards in the following categories:

Edward E. Price Jr. Award for Basic Research — recognizes excellence in conducting basic research.

Vivian Thomas Award for Clinical Research — recognizes excellence in conducting clinical research.

Contributing to Multi-investigator Teams — recognizes research excellence as a contributor to a multi-investigator team.

Eligible staff include Research Assistant I, II and III; Senior Research Specialist; research nurses, research support staff or any person who provides exemplary research support. Faculty members, research fellows and postdoctoral and graduate students are not eligible.

For more information about eligibility, contact Angela D. Land-Dedrick at

Nominations should be sent in electronic format to by Oct. 1. Nomination packages should include a nomination letter with accompanying support letters.

Please indicate clearly the award category for which you are nominating the individual.

Award recipients will be announced at a luncheon at the University Club on Friday, Nov. 5, and will receive a check for $1,000, a certificate and a trophy.