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Honors and Awards

NLA Honors

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.

Fellow of the NLA

Recognizes the excellence, innovation and leadership of healthcare professionals in the NLA with respect to clinical lipidology in private practice or academic settings.

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NLA Honorary Lifetime Membership Award

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.

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Distinguished Awards

The following awards are selected annually by a joint committee of the National Lipid Association and Foundation of the National Lipid Association.

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.

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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.

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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. Awards for the 2018-19 cycle will be available to the successful applicants on July 1, 2018.

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