AsMA ANNUAL AWARDS
1. ADMIRAL JOHN C. ADAMS AWARD
Established in honor of Admiral John C. Adams. It is given annually for the most significant contributions to operational Aerospace Medicine, either during a single defined period (e.g., deployment), or over a career.
2. LOUIS H. BAUER FOUNDERS AWARD
Established to honor Louis H. Bauer, M.D., founder of the Aerospace Medical Association. It is given annually for the most significant contribution in aerospace medicine.
3. BOOTHBY-EDWARDS AWARD
Established in memory of Walter M. Boothby, M.D., pioneer aviation medicine researcher, and Howard K. Edwards, M.D., clinical practitioner of aviation medicine. The award is presented annually for outstanding research and/or clinical practice directed at the promotion of health and prevention of disease in professional airline pilots.
4. DAVID M. CLARK AWARD
Established to honor an AsMA corporate member who has made significant contributions to the advancement of aerospace medicine. The award is given annually to a corporate member who has made significant contributions in a single year or over a defined period.
5. JOHN ERNSTING AWARD
Established in memory of Professor Ernsting. It is given for outstanding research in altitude physiology and/or for longstanding exceptional performance in the education, development, and administration of aerospace medicine and related specialties.
6. KENT K. GILLINGHAM AWARD
Established by AMST to honor the memory of Kent K. Gillingham, M.D., Ph.D. The award is presented annually to an individual who has made a significant contribution in the fields of spatial disorientation and situational awareness related to flight.
7. WON CHUEL KAY AWARD
Established by the Korean Aerospace Medical Association in honor of Won Chuel Kay, M.D., a former Surgeon General of the Korean Air Force, founder and first Medical Director of Korean Airlines and first President of the Korean Aerospace Medical Association. This award is presented annually to a member who has made outstanding contributions to international aerospace medicine.
8. WALTER AND SYLVIA GOLDENRATH AWARD
Established at the bequest of the Walter and Sylvia Goldenrath estate. The award is presented annually for the most outstanding achievement in aerospace physiology.
9. JOE KERWIN AWARD
Established in honor of Joseph P. Kerwin, the first physician/astronaut. It is presented for advances in the understanding of human physiology during spaceflight and innovation in the practice of space medicine to support optimal human health and performance in space.
10. MARY T. KLINKER AWARD
Established by the Aerospace Nursing Society in memory of Mary T. Klinker, who was killed in a C-5A crash while performing a humanitarian mission. The award is given annually to recognize significant contributions to, or achievements in the field of aeromedical evacuation.
11. SIDNEY D. LEVERETT, JR. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AWARD
In memory of Sidney D. Leverett, Jr., Ph.D., this award is presented annually to an individual who has made a significant contribution in the field of environmental sciences through a publication in Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance or by activities conducted in support of aerospace systems operations.
12. ERIC LILJENCRANTZ AWARD
Established in memory of CDR Eric Liljencrantz, MC, USN, whose brilliant career in aviation medicine was cut short by his death in an airplane accident in 1942. It is given annually to honor excellence as an educator in aerospace medicine, or for basic research into the problems of acceleration, altitude, or weightlessness.
13. RAYMOND F. LONGACRE AWARD
Established to honor the memory of MAJ Raymond F. Longacre, MC, USA. It is given annually for outstanding accomplishment in the psychological and psychiatric aspects of aerospace medicine.
14. THEODORE C. LYSTER AWARD
Established to honor the memory of Brig. Gen. Theodore C. Lyster, the first Chief Surgeon, Aviation Section, U.S. Army Signal Corps. It is given annually for outstanding achievement in the general field of aerospace medicine.
15. MARIE MARVINGT AWARD
Established by the French Aerospace Medical Association in memory of Marie Marvingt (1875-1963), a pioneer French pilot and surgical nurse who, for more than 50 years, actively and untiringly involved herself in the conception and development of air ambulance services and in the education of the general public regarding their use and benefits. The award is presented annually to honor excellence and innovation in Aerospace Medicine.
16. HARRY G. MOSELEY AWARD
Established in memory of Col. Harry G. Moseley, USAF, MC, in recognition of his material contributions to flight safety. It is given annually for the most outstanding contribution to flight safety.
17. JOHN PAUL STAPP AWARD
Established by Environmental Tectonics Corp. in honor of Col. John Paul Stapp, USAF, MC. The award is given annually to recognize outstanding contributions in the field of aerospace biomechanics and to promote progress in protection from injury resulting from ejection, vibration, or impact.
18. JOHN A. TAMISIEA AWARD
Established by the Civil Aviation Medical Association in memory of John A. Tamisiea, M.D. Awarded annually to an Aviation Medical Examiner or other individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the art and science of aviation medicine in its application to the general aviation field.
19. THOMAS J. AND MARGARET D. TREDICI AWARD
Established in honor of Col. Thomas J. Tredici, USAF, MC, and his wife, Margaret D. Tredici. The award is presented for the most significant contribution to aerospace ophthalmology and vision science.
20. ARNOLD D. TUTTLE AWARD (Nominations not accepted)
Established in memory of Col. Arnold D. Tuttle, USAF, MC. Awarded annually for original research that has made the most significant contribution toward the solution of a challenging problem in aerospace medicine and was published in Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance.
21. JULIAN E. WARD MEMORIAL AWARD
Established by the Society of U.S. Air Force Flight Surgeons in memory of its first member to lose his life in an aircraft accident, and to honor all flight surgeons whose lives have been lost in flying activities related to the practice of aerospace medicine. The annual award is for superior performance and/or outstanding achievement in the art and science of aerospace medicine during residency training.