Adam Yarmolinsky Medal

 

 

The Adam Yarmolinsky Medal is awarded to a member of the National Academy of Medicine from a discipline outside the health and medical sciences — for example, from fields such as the social and behavioral sciences, law, public policy, and administration. It recognizes distinguished service by a member who, over a significant period of time, has contributed in multiple ways to the mission of the NAM. The Adam Yarmolinsky Medal was not conferred in 2010, 2011 and 2014.

 

2018 Recipient

Nicholas A. Peppas, Sc.D. Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering Professor of Chemical Engineering McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering The University of Texas at Austin

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For more information, contact Donna Duncan, Membership Officer, at dduncan@nas.edu  

Previous Recipients - 2017

2017

Ruth R. Faden, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Philip Franklin Wagley Professor of Biomedical Ethics
Berman Center for Bioethics
Johns Hopkins University

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Previous Recipients - 2016

2016

Mary Woolley, M.A
President and CEO
Research!America

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Previous Recipients - 2015

2015

Susan Scrimshaw
President
The Sage Colleges

Previous Recipients - 2013

2013

R. Alta Charo
Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law & Bioethics
School of Law and Department of Medical History and Bioethics
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Previous Recipients - 2012

2012

Gail L. Warden
President Emeritus
Henry Ford Health System

Previous Recipients - 2009

2009

Joseph P. Newhouse, Ph.D.
John D. MacArthur Professor of Health Policy and Management
Harvard University 

Previous Recipients - 2008

2008

David Mechanic, Ph.D.
Director
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick 

Previous Recipients - 2007

2007

Karen Davis, Ph.D.
President
The Commonwealth Fund 

Previous Recipients - 2006

2006

Lawrence O. Gostin, J.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Academic Programs
Professor of Law
Georgetown University
Professor of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
Director of the Center on Law and the Public’s Health
Georgetown University Law Center 

Previous Recipients - 2005

2005

Henry W. Riecken, Ph.D.
Professor of Behavioral Sciences Emeritus
University of Pennsylvania 

Previous Recipients - 2004

2004

Lawrence S. Lewin, M.B.A
Founder of Lewin and Associates, Inc. (now The Lewin Group)
Executive Consultant in the Washington metropolitan area 

Previous Recipients - 2003

2003

Paul G. Rogers, J.D.
Partner, Hogan & Hartson 

Previous Recipients - 2002

2002

Richard J. Bonnie, J.D.
John S. Battle Professor of Law
Director
Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy
University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Previous Recipients - 2001

2001

Walter J. McNerney, M.H.A.
Herman Smith Professor Emeritus of Health Policy
Kellogg Graduate School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Previous Recipients - 2000

2000

Rashi Fein, Ph.D., LL.D. (honorary)
Professor of the Economics of Medicine, Emeritus
Harvard Medical School


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