03 Jul Call for Nominees for Dean’s Award 2019
The Dean’s Award in Clinical & Translational Research was created to recognize MCW faculty and staff who have made a significant contribution to advancing translational science to improve the health of our patients. The Award will be presented at the MCW Convocation Ceremony on September 19, 2019. Please take a moment to nominate a colleague for consideration. Nominations must be submitted by 11:59pm CST on August 20, 2019.
Purpose: To recognize those who have made a significant contribution to advancing translational research, including:
- Investigators who have made a discovery or a breakthrough in Translational Research
- An individual who has made significant improvements to the research infrastructure and/or to the process of accelerating translational research at MCW to improve the health of our patients
Definition of Translational Research
Translational Research refers to the translation of bench science discoveries, to bedside clinical practice, or dissemination to population-based community interventions. Translational science is the field of investigation focused on understanding and addressing the scientific and organizational challenges underlying each step of the translational process. It focuses NOT on specific diseases, but on what is common among them and the translational science process.
How the Process Works
Candidates for this award can be peer nominated by through the nomination form by 11:59pm CST on August 20, 2019.
Mechanism of Award
One Awardee per year will be selected by a Dean’s Clinical and Translational Award Committee comprised of prior awardees and ad hoc members.
This year’s award will be presented at the MCW Convocation Ceremony on September 19, 2019.