Carl G. Hartman Award
The Society's highest award is given in recognition of a research career and scholarly activities in the field of reproductive biology. The nominee must be living at the time of the nomination deadline; however, the nominee does not have to be a member of the Society.
The 2015 Carl G. Hartman Award is supported by a grant from Cook Medical.
- Pioneered in the development of novel and significant areas of knowledge, including the development of creative and innovative hypotheses.
- Developed new knowledge in a creative manner and with independent insight.
- Created new knowledge to expand the understanding of reproductive biology and/or extended the application of knowledge to technology.
- Experimental Practices
- Developed new and superior experimental methodologies.
- Formulated experimental designs that enabled the derivation of unambiguous conclusions.
- Conveyed research results to the scientific community with clarity through timely presentation at scientific meetings and by publication in high-quality journals.
- Provided essential contributions in team research endeavors.
- Recognized as an innovator and scholar by peers as evidenced by other scientific awards and invitations to participate in scholarly activities, such as symposia.
- Shared research experience willingly and unselfishly with the scientific community through activities, such as providing expert advice, sharing new techniques, or providing unique reagents.
- Other activities—Through leadership and innovation, provided significant contributions to reproductive biology in one or more of the following activities:
- Mentoring of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or interns.
- Application of experimental results to the benefit of society.
- Administration or management in universities, government, industry, or other organizations.
- Membership with active participation in SSR and other professional societies and their activities (see SSR's Service List).
- Participation in regional, national or international review or advisory committees and panels.
- Editorships and other activities related to scholarly publications.
Submit a Nomination
Current Regular and Emeritus members of the Society may nominate an individual for the Hartman Award. To submit a nomination, please combine the following into a single PDF document and send via email to the Awards Committee Chair:
- Nomination Letter (4 pages maximum): The letter should specifically address the following for the nominee: (1) Originality, (2) Experimental Practices, (3) Leadership, and (4) Overall contributions to reproductive biology.
- At least 2 supporting letters from other individuals, each no longer than 4 pages.
- CV: The CV should include (1) professional positions held, (2) Overview of research focus and seminal accomplishments, (3) honors/awards received, (4) Special appointments (e.g. administrative positions, editorships), (5) Invited lectures/workshops/symposia, (6) Extramural funding/grant support, (7) Peer-reviewed publications and reviews that exemplify the criteria of the award (indicate the total number of publications at the beginning of this section)
Send nominating materials by 3 November 2014 to:
Jennifer Wood, Chair
SSR Awards Committee
2015: Roger V. Short, Ph.D.
2014: William W. Thatcher, Ph.D.
2013: Michael D. Griswold, Ph.D.
2012: Douglas M. Stocco, Ph.D.
2011: JoAnne S. Richards, Ph.D.
2010: John J. Eppig, Ph.D. (endowment fund)
2009: Terry M. Nett, Ph.D.
2008: Sudhansu K. Dey, Ph.D.
2007: Bert W. O'Malley, M.D.
2006: R. Michael Roberts, Ph.D.
2005: Gordon D. Niswender, Ph.D.
2004: Fuller W. Bazer, Ph.D.
2003: Anna-Riitta Fuchs, D.Sc.
2002: Roger A. Gorski, Ph.D.
2001: David T. Armstrong, Ph.D.
2000: Robert H. Foote, Ph.D. (memorial)
1999: Ryuzo Yanagimachi, Ph.D.
1998: Anita H. Payne, Ph.D. (memorial; endowment fund)
1997: Ralph L. Brinster, V.M.D., Ph.D.
1996: Virendra B. Mahesh, Ph.D. (endowment fund)
1995: Andrzej Bartke, Ph.D.
1994: Irving Rothchild, M.D., Ph.D. (memorial)
1993: Gilbert S. Greenwald, Ph.D. (memorial)
1992: Neena B. Schwartz, Ph.D.
1991: Robert J. Ryan, M.D. (memorial)
1990: Charles A. Barraclough, Ph.D. (memorial)
1989: Richard J. Blandau, M.D., Ph.D.
1988: Harold Papkoff, Ph.D.
1987: John D. Biggers, D.Sc, Ph.D.
1986: Samuel M. McCann, M.D., Ph.D.
1985: Don W. Fawcett, M.D.
1984: Henry A. Lardy, D.Sc., Ph.D. (memorial)
1983: Ernst Knobil, Ph.D.
1982: Emmanuel C. Amoroso, Ph.D.
1981: Griff T. Ross, M.D., Ph.D.
1980: William Hansel, Ph.D.
1979: Joseph Meites, Ph.D. (memorial)
1978: James H. Leathem, Ph.D.
1977: Charles H. Sawyer, Ph.D.
1976: Roland K. Meyer, Ph.D.
1975: Lester Earl Casida, Ph.D. (memorial)
1974: Harold H. Cole, Ph.D.
1973: Frank A. Beach, Ph.D.
1972: Roy O. Greep, Ph.D.
1971: John W. Everett, Ph.D.
1970: Min Chueh Chang, Ph.D.
1969: Andrew V. Nalbandov, Ph.D. (memorial)
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