NLA Awards and Fellowship
The NLA has established several different awards to recognize outstanding contributions to clinical lipidology. We have many talented and accomplished professionals in our ranks, and we always look to recognize and applaud their commitment to medicine, research and the highest levels of patient care.
The W. Virgil Brown Distinguished Achievement Award is selected annually by a joint committee of the National Lipid Association and Foundation of the National Lipid Association.
The highest honor conferred by the NLA, honoring outstanding contributions in the diagnosis and treatment of lipid disorders.
The following honors are open for nominations from December 1, 2016 through February 28, 2017. Please click the links below to review the eligibility criteria and nomination requirements.
Recognizes the excellence, innovation and leadership of healthcare professionals in the NLA with respect to clinical lipidology in private practice or academic settings.
Presented to a scientist or clinician who would not normally be a member of the NLA to recognize unusual expertise and contributions to clinical lipidology.
Additionally, the NLA is pleased to the first-ever NLA Junior Faculty Research Award. The purpose of the award is to encourage scholarly advancement of Junior Faculty in the pursuit of a career related to hyperlipidemia and other lipid disorders in humans. Please click the link below to review the eligibility criteria and application process.
Encourages scholarly advancement of Junior Faculty in the pursuit of a career related to hyperlipidemia and other lipid disorders in humans by funding eligible institutions to provide salary support for award recipients.
For questions on any of the awards or assistance with a nomination, email Brandi Rawls.
For a list of NLA Fellows and past award winners, click here.