Awards

Colleagues,
 
We are pleased to announce that nominations are open for two endowed professorships:
   
Robert W. Anderson Endowed Professorship in Medicine (HIV Research)
This award is made possible by the generous donations of Robert W. Anderson, PhD and his wife Harriett to provide support for HIV/AIDS research and enhance the potential for UW HIV/AIDS researchers to make important medical discoveries. This 2-year award will support the research career of a junior or mid-career faculty member in the Department of Medicine who has demonstrated expertise in HIV/AIDS research and a commitment and the potential to perform future impactful HIV/AIDS research. The Call for Nominations is attached PDF iconhere. Note: there will be a competition for a 3-year Anderson Professorship in 2021.
 
King K. Holmes Endowed Professorship in STD and AIDS
This award honors the storied career of Dr. King K. Holmes, who is recognized as the lead architect of the field of STD & AIDS research and who has served as a mentor to hundreds, maybe thousands, of young STD & AIDS investigators. His vision and his accomplishments continue to improve the lives of millions of persons around the world. This 3-year award will recognize the contributions, commitment, and promise of a University of Washington faculty member. Nominees must have a primary appointment in the School of Medicine and an affiliation or potential affiliation with the Department of Global Health. The Call for Nominations is attached PDF iconhere.
 
The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 15, 2020, at 5:00 pm PDT. Submission information is listed on the Calls for Nominations.
 
If you have questions, please contact one of the following selection committee members:
 
For the Holmes Professorship: Sheila Lukehart, Connie Celum, Matthew Golden, Grace John Stewart, and R. Scott McClelland
 
For the Anderson Professorship: Ann Collier, Julie Overbaugh, Bob Harrington, Susan Graham
 
For the committees,
 
Ann C. Collier, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harborview Medical Center
acollier@uw.edu