Deadline September 1, now awarded in even numbered years

The Career Achievement Award honors an individual who has advanced the field of medical anthropology through career-long contributions to theory or method, and who has been successful in communicating the relevance of medical anthropology to broader publics.

They should (1) have advanced the field of medical anthropology through career-long contributions to theory and/or method; (2) be successful in communicating the relevance of medical anthropology to broader publics; (3) be a senior scholar, typically someone who is about to retire, or has achieved emeritus status, or has passed the age of 65; and (4) not have already received the award. The award includes a plaque, recognition at our annual awards ceremony, and $500.

Please send a letter of nomination or self-nomination and a copy of the nominee’s CV by the September 1 deadline to Douglas A. Feldman, Chair of the Career Achievement Award Committee, at dfeldman@brockport.edu.

Past recipients include Robert A. Hahn (2012), Stephen L. Schensul (2010), Charles Leslie (2009), Mark Nichter (2008) and Lorna Rhodes (2008), Ronnie Frankenberg (2007) and Margaret Lock (2007), Arthur Kleinman (2006), George Foster (2005), and Cecil Helman (2004).