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Joseph Coyle, Catherine Lord, and Matthew State Receive National Academy of Medicine’s Sarnat Award for Outstanding Achievements in Improving Mental Health


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today awarded 2017 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to Joseph Coyle, whose research laid the foundation for integrating neuroscience and clinical psychiatry and shifted psychiatry’s emphasis t ...

October 16, 2017


Five Health Professionals Named 2017 National Academy of Medicine Fellows


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected five outstanding health professionals for the class of 2017 NAM Fellows. They were chosen based on their professional qualifications and accomplishments, reputations as scholars, and relevance of current fiel ...

October 16, 2017


National Academy of Medicine Elects 80 New Members


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 70 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognize ...

October 16, 2017


National Academy of Medicine Honors Three Members for Outstanding Service


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honored three members today at its annual meeting for their outstanding service. The honorees are Barbara J. McNeil, Ridley Watts Professor and founding head of the department of health care policy at Harvard Medical Scho ...

October 16, 2017


NAM Member Joseph DeSimone Receives 22nd Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment


Earlier this month, the Heinz Family Foundation announced NAM member Dr. Joseph DeSimone as the recipient of the 2017 Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment. Dr. DeSimone is a polymer scientist whose research is at the interface of polymer scie ...

September 25, 2017


NAM Member Douglas R. Lowy Receives Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award


NAM member Douglas R. Lowy has received this year’s Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for pioneering technological advances that led to the creation of HPV vaccines for prevention of cervical cancer and other tumors caused by human papilloma ...

September 22, 2017


National Academy of Medicine Releases New Special Publication Guide to Help Health Clinicians Counter the Opioid Epidemic


Halting the opioid epidemic requires aggressive action across multiple dimensions, including informed, active, and determined front-line leadership from health clinicians working in every setting throughout the nation, says a new National Academy of Medicine s ...

September 21, 2017


Appointment of Gregg S. Margolis as Director of Health Policy Educational Programs and Fellowships at NAM


The National Academy of Medicine has announced the appointment of Gregg S. Margolis, PhD, as the new Director of Health Policy Educational Programs and Fellowships. In this role, Dr. Margolis will lead and direct the NAM’s four national health policy fellowshi ...

September 05, 2017


NASEM Publications Round-Up: June 2017


Browse all health-related publications released by the National Academies in April 2017 below. To receive updates from the NAM, please subscribe to our mailing list. Reports document the evidence-based consensus of an authoring committee of experts. Proceeding ...

July 31, 2017


2017-2018 Nurse Scholar Announced


Tener Goodwin Veenema has been selected as the Distinguished NAM Nurse Scholar-in-Residence for 2017-2018 Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN, has been chosen as the 2017–2018 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the National Academy of Medici ...

July 19, 2017


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