Outstanding Mentor Award

The Outstanding Mentor Award was established by the HSPH Postdoctoral Association in 2010 to acknowledge the hard work of the many exceptional mentors who contribute to the intellectual growth, professional success, and well-being of postdocs and research associates at Harvard Chan.

The Award is based on nominations from postdocs, and is given out annually during the National Postdoc Appreciation Week . Through this award, the Postdoctoral Association and the communities at the school wish to encourage good mentoring and promote the excellent mentors at the school.

Previous Winners

  • 2021: Professor Aisha Yousafzai
    • Dr Aisha Yousafzai, who was recognized, among other things, for supporting the intellectual and professional growth of her mentees, broadening her mentees’ network and providing opportunities for their career development, and finally for being an inclusive and supportive team leader. Please join us to congratulate Dr Yousafzai!
      “All in all, there is no better faculty mentor to postdocs/research associates than mine in the School of Public Health”
  • 2020: Professor Tyler VanderWeele
  • 2019: Professor Miguel Hernán
  • 2018: Professor Marc Weisskopf
  • 2017: Professor Alkes Price
  • 2016: Professor Russ Hauser
  • 2015: Professor Karestan Koenen
  • 2014: Professor Jane Kim
  • 2013: Professor Jeffrey Katz
  • 2012: Professor Eric Rimm
  • 2011: Professor Laura Kubzansky
  • 2010: Professor Karestan Koenen

Previous application guidelines

  • 2015 Outstanding Postdoctoral Mentor Award guidelines: download
  • 2015 Outstanding Postdoctoral Mentor Award application form: click here