ICTS 10th Annual Awards Dinner

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10th Annual Awards Dinner


People Who Make a Difference in Human Health


May 4, 2018

Institute of Clinical and Translational Science is proud to honor the UC Irvine individuals that have made a remarkable difference in human health at UC Irvine and the surrounding community.

All Nominiations are due February 15, 2018

Junior Investigator of the Year Award

This award honors an exceptional junior investigator whose work is broadly focused on the biomedical sciences. The awardee is an individual who has contributed substantial new insights and knowledge in the pursuit of improving human health and has linked basic science with clinical application. 

For more information and to submitted nominations click here.

Distinguished Faculty Mentor Award

This award will be presented to UC Irvine faculty who has shown an outstanding commitment to mentoring, advising, and support of clinical and translational science research. Nominations are expected to come primarily from junior faculty and doctoral, masters, and professional training program students who are actively engaged in translational research at UC Irvine.

For more information and to submitted nominations click here.

Robert Newcomb Interdisciplinary Team Science Award

This award has been established to celebrate the importance of interdisciplinary teams to the translation of research discoveries into clinical applications and, eventually, clinical practice. For the purpose of this award, a team is comprised of independent researcher professionals (faculty, research, and specialist series - not including trainees) providing complementary interdisciplinary expertise, each of whom have made separate, substantive, and quantifiable contributions to the research being recognized.

For more information and to submitted nominations click here.

Outstanding Community Researcher Awards

These awards acknowledge individuals’ exemplary commitment to collaborative research partnerships comprised of campus researcher(s) and community organization(s). Nominations are sought for two awards: (1) UCI faculty, staff, or students that excel in demonstrating principles of engagement in building partnerships with community organizations and community members in order to accomplish effective community-engaged research (CEnR), and (2) Community leaders who show commitment to incorporating principles of research and quality improvement in their efforts to address the health of the communities they serve. 

For more information and to submitted nominations click here.