Honors and Awards

NLA Honors

The following honors are open for nominations from December 15, 2019 through March 1, 2020. The W. Virgil Brown Distringuished Achievement Award is open December 15, 2019 through January 20, 2020. The Fellow of the NLA of the Award is open December 15, 2019 through March 1, 2020 and July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020. Please click the links below to review the eligibility criteria and nomination requirements.

The W. Virgil Brown Distinguished Achievement Award

The highest honor conferred by the NLA, honoring outstanding contributions in the diagnosis and treatment of lipid disorders.

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.
December 15, 2019-January 20, 2020

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Foundation of the NLA Clinician/Educator Award

Recognizes a NLA member who demonstrates continued excellence in clinical care of patients with lipid disorders and/or excellence in education in the field of clinical lipidology.

December 15, 2019-March 1, 2020

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Honorary Lifetime Member of the NLA

The recipient of this award will be a scientist or clinician who would lend prestige to the NLA by being given Honorary Lifetime Membership by virtue of his/her unusual expertise and contributions to the field of clinical lipidology.

December 15, 2019-March 1, 2020

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Fellow of the NLA Award

Fellow of the National Lipid Association (NLA) is an honor reserved for, and awarded to NLA members who are esteemed and recognized by their professional colleagues for having the highest ethical standards and who have distinguished themselves at a regional, national, or international level in the field of Clinical Lipidology. They exhibit excellence in leadership and service towards the NLA's mission of reducing death and disability related to disorders of lipid metabolism.

December 15, 2019-March 1, 2020 and July 1-September 30, 2020

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Other Awards

Junior Faculty Research Award

The purpose of the NLA Junior Faculty Research is to encourage scholarly advancement of Junior Faculty in the pursuit of a career related to hyperlipidemia and other lipid disorders in humans. The NLA will fund eligible institutions to provide $70,000 per year in salary support for those actively involved in clinical and/or basic science that provides promise of developing new information in fields of study that could advance the diagnosis and management of lipid disorders such as biochemistry, physiology, or genetics as well as interventions that improve therapy. The institutions eligible shall be nonprofit and offer an environment that would logically support a young faculty member with appropriate equipment, space and experienced faculty for proposed studies. The proposal will identify a specific candidate with training and strong signs of early success in an appropriate area of research and with a plan for developing appropriate experiments or clinical studies. In accordance with the Physician Payments Sunshine Act reporting requirements, award winners’ acceptance of monetary awards may be reported to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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