Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral Neurology
Sponsored by the AAN and the Behavioral Neurology Section and endowed through Dr. Geschwind's family, friends, and colleagues; Pfizer Inc; and the Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology.
This prize is awarded to an individual for outstanding research in the field of behavioral neurology. Applicants should have a strong desire to expand the field of behavioral neurology through research.
Recipient is expected to give a 10-minute presentation on a topic of their choice during a scientific session at the AAN 65th Annual Meeting.
Recipient will receive:
- Certificate of recognition and $1,000 prize
- Complimentary registration for 65th Annual Meeting
- $100 per diem per day for expenses (up to two days)
- Recognition at 2013 Awards Luncheon at 65th Annual Meeting
- The completion of the most recent training program must be no more than 10 years prior. The evaluation of the candidate will be based predominantly on the achievements within this timeframe.
- Applicants may have MD, PhD or equivalent degree with research in the fields of behavioral neurology, geriatric neurology, cognitive neurology, neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry, cognitive neuroscience, or other fields deemed within the scope of behavioral neurology by the review subcommittee.
Applicants should submit one complete set of the following materials:
- Completed application form
- Current curriculum vitae
- Letter summarizing the focus of the applicant's research program, the independent contributions made by the applicant in the field of behavioral neurology, and reasons why the applicant should receive the award
The 2013 scientific award deadline has passed. Award notifications will be sent to all applicants in early January.
For more information, please contact Dana Borror at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 928-6014.