Tashjian Award 2022 – Call for Nominations

Armen H. Tashjian, Jr. Award for excellence in endocrine research

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

How to Submit Nominations:

Nominations should be submitted electronically to tkelleher@hsph.harvard.edu and consist of the following:

• Candidate’s CV
• List of candidate’s two most significant papers
• Description of the nominee’s research
[in no more than 100 words]


THE NOMINATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022


The award recipient will receive an honorarium and a medallion minted with the likeness of Dr. Tashjian.

The winner will be invited to provide a lecture and be acknowledged at a reception to be held on May 19, 2022

ARMEN H. TASHJIAN, JR.

Professor of Toxicology, Emeritus and former chair of the then-named Department of Molecular and Cellular Toxicology at the Harvard  School of  Public Health, Armen H. Tashjian, Jr. was celebrated for his neuroendocrine research, contributing to a life-saving test for a pre-cancerous condition associated with inherited thyroid cancer and playing a key role in the development of two drugs for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis.  He also was a Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Emeritus at Harvard Medical School.


Award Committee

Sudha Biddinger, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Boston
Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Molecular Metabolism
Department of Molecular Metabolism
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

David E. Golan, MD, PhD

Dean for Research Operations and Global Programs
George R. Minot Professor of Medicine
Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Senior Physician (Hematology)
Brigham and Woman’s Hospital and Dana Farber Institute
Harvard Medical School

Chih-Hao Lee, Ph.D. 

Professor of Molecular Metabolism
Department of Molecular Metabolism
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Faculty Affiliate
Department of Nutrition
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Brendan D. Manning, PhD

Professor and Acting Chair, Department of Molecular Metabolism
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Affiliate Professor of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School
Member of the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

Yu-Hua Tseng, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Joslin Diabetes Center
Harvard Medicine

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Department of Molecular Metabolism