Awards

Three awards are presented by the Society:

  • The Pavlovian Research Award, established by W. Horsley Gantt, honors members(particularly younger members) of the Society for significant research accomplishments. The award consists of a certificate and citation.

    Gorica Petrovich - 2012 Research Award winner, with Peter Balsam, President.

    • 2013 winner: K. Matthew Lattal, Oregon Health & Science University.
    • 2012 winner: Gorica Petrovich, Boston College.
    • 2011 winner: Gavan McNally, University of New South Wales.
    • 2010 winner: Jeansok Kim, University of Washington.
    • 2009 winner: John Freeman, University of Iowa.
    • 2008 winner: Bernard Balleine, University of California, Los Angeles.
    • 2007 winner: William Timberlake, Indiana University.
    • 2006 winner: Michael Davis, Emory University.
    • 2005 winner: Mark Stanton, University of Delaware.
    • 2004 winner: Fred Helmstetter, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
    • 2003 winner: Diana Woodruff-Pak, Temple University & Albert Einstein Medical Center.
    • 2002 winner: Richard Servatius, New Jersey Medical School.
  • The Gantt Medal, established by the Society following the death of W. Horsley Gantt in 1980, is awarded to individuals who have made distinguished contributions to the fields of psychology, physiology, behavioral neuroscience, psychophysiology, mental health or medicine within the confines of  Pavlovian conceptual models or who have contributed significantly to the functioning of the Society.

    Joe LeDoux - 2012 Gantt Medal recipient

    • 2013 winner: Fred Westbrook, University of New South Wales.
    • 2012 winner: Joseph LeDoux, New York University.
    • 2011 winner: Richard Thompson, University of Southern California.
    • 2010 winner: Mark Bouton, University of Vermont.
    • 2009 winner: Allan Wagner, Yale University.
    • 2008 winner: Joe Steinmetz, University of Kansas.
    • 2007 winner: Michael Fanselow, University of California, Los Angeles.
    • 2006 winner: Peter Holland, Johns Hopkins University.
    • 2005 winner: Robert Rescorla, University of Pennsylvania.
    • 2004 winner: Nick Mackintosh, University of Cambridge.
    • 2003 winner: Bruce Overmier, University of Minnesota.
    • 2002 winner: Shepard Siegel, McMaster University.
    • 2001 winner: Ralph Miller, SUNY – Binghamton.
  • The Student Poster Award (established in 2007) recognizes the best poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pavlovian Society by a student who has not yet obtained a Ph.D. at the time of abstract submission.  Posters (and their presenters) are judged by the quality of the presentation, thoughtfulness, originality and creativity of the work.  The award is intended to stimulate continued participation in the Society’s meeting.

    Janine Kwapis - 2012 Poster Award recipient

    • 2013 winner:  Cindy Fast (mentor Aaron Blaisdell & Michael Fanselow), UCLA.
    • 2012 winner: Janine Kwapis (mentor: Fred Helmstetter), University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
    • 2011 winner: Kartik Ramamoorthi (mentors: Tim Otto & Yingxi Lin), Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    • 2010 winner: Jennifer Szczytkowski (mentor: Donald Lysle), University of North Carolina.
    • 2009 winner: Moriel Zelikowsky (mentor: Michael Fanselow), University of California, Los Angeles.
    • 2008 winner: Tim Jarome (mentor: Fred Helmstetter), University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
    • 2007 winner: Christina Gremel (mentor: Chris Cunningham), Oregon Health & Science University.

Earlier Award Winners (from archives provided by Byron Campbell):

  • Pavlovian Award
    • 1966: W. Christian Atrup
    • 1967: Vernon Rowland; Carl W. Sem-Jacobsen
    • 1968: Carmine Clemente
    • 1970: Joseph E. O. Newton; Roscoe A. Dykman; Oddist D. Murphree; John E. Peters
    • 1971: Desmond Kelly
    • 1972: Derek A. Denton
    • 1973: Juraj Antal
    • 1974: James P. Isaacs; John C. Lamb
    • 1975: Ronald E. Meyers; Shoji Kakigi
    • 1976: H. D. Kimmel; James J. Lynch
    • 1977: Orlando J. Andy; John A. Stern; Wanda Wyrwicka
    • 1978: Jorge P. Cruet
    • 1979: David C. Randall
    • 1980: Bernard T. Engel
    • 1981: Alan H. Harris; Benjamin H. Natelson
    • 1982: John J. Furedy
    • 1983: K. V. Sudakov
    • 1984: Nicola A. Nicolov
    • 1985: David Anderson; Jaylan S. Turkkan
    • 1986-1987: not presented.
    • 1988: Corneliu Giurgea
    • 1989-1990: not presented.
    • 1991: Donald A. Powell
    • 1992: Isadore Gormezano
    • 1993: Barry Dworkin; Bruce Kapp
    • 1994: “Dutch cardiologist”
    • 1995: James W. Pennebaker
    • 1996: Nancy K. Dess
    • 1997: Ed Eisenstein
  • Gantt Medalists
    • 1984: Harry Teitelbaum
    • 1985: Rebecca Gantt; William G. Reese; John Mason
    • 1986: Curt P. Richter; Stewart Wolf; F. J. McGuigan
    • 1987: James J. Lynch; Shoji Kakigi; Yoshizumi Niimi; Yo Miyata; Yasho Kotake
    • 1988: Roscoe A. Dykman
    • 1990: Joseph E. O. Newton; Orlando Andy
    • 2000: John Furedy*

* Information provided by the membership – not from the Campbell list.

Anyone with information about years not represented is urged to contact W. J. Wilson at wjwilson@albion.edu.

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