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Awards

MRF Awards

The Medical Research Foundation grants the below awards of merit to exceptional Oregon scientists and mentors.


Mentor Award

The Mentor Award is presented to an Oregonian who has provided outstanding mentorship and leadership in the support of health research, education or the advancement of health care. (See the bottom of this page for information on how to nominate individuals for all MRF awards, including the Mentor Award.)


Mentor Award Guidelines

The Mentor Award(s) is given to an Oregonian who has provided outstanding mentorship and leadership in the support or development of health research, education or the advancement of health care.

  • Nominations are sought from Oregon research, educational and health care institutions, individual researchers, educators and practitioners.
  • Nominations must include a summary of the leadership and support accomplishments of the nominee and a current curriculum vitae.
  • The MRF Research and Education Committee will review, evaluate and select the winner(s) of the Mentor Award.
  • Current members of the MRF Research and Education Committee are not eligible to be nominated for the Mentor Award.

Mentor Award Recipients


MRF Discovery Awards

The Discovery Award recognizes an Oregon investigator who has made significant, original contributions to health-related research while working in Oregon. This research can be in the basic, clinical or behavioral sciences, or it can be research in health care delivery, health informatics or health outcomes. Past recipients represent a broad spectrum of disciplines from many Oregon research institutions. (See the bottom of this page for information on how to nominate individuals for all MRF awards, including the Discovery Awards.)


MRF Discovery Award Guidelines

The Discovery Award(s) is given to an Oregon scientist who has made significant, original discoveries to health-related research while working in Oregon.

  • Nominations are sought from Oregon research, educational and health care institutions, individual researchers, educators and practitioners.
  • Nominations must include a summary of original achievements of the nominee and a current curriculum vitae. The significance of original contributions to new knowledge and professional excellence will be primary considerations.
  • The MRF Research and Education Committee will review, evaluate and select the winner(s) of the Discovery Award.
  • Current members of the MRF Research and Education Committee are not eligible to be nominated for the Discovery Award.

Discovery Award Recipients


Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award

The Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award recognizes a new investigator who shows exceptional promise early in a career in biomedical research. This individual must be within seven years or less of completing clinical and/or post-doctoral training and will be judged on the basis of independence, quality of science, national funding and first or senior authored publications in peer-reviewed biomedical research journals. The culmination of the research must have been performed in Oregon. (See the bottom of this page for information on how to nominate individuals for all MRF awards, including the Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award.)


Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award Guidelines

  • Nominations are sought from Oregon research, educational and health care institutions, individual researchers, educators and practitioners.
  • Nominations must include a summary of original achievements of the nominee and a current curriculum vitae.
  • The MRF Research and Education Committee will review, evaluate and select the winner(s) of the Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award.
  • Current members of the MRF Research and Education Committee are not eligible to be nominated for the Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award.

Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award Recipients


Nomination Instructions

All nominations should include:

  • A nomination letter clearly specifying the award for which the individual is being nominated and addressing how the individual meets the guidelines for that award.
  • The nominee's curriculum vitae.
  • No more than five letters of support. Letters of support signed by more than one person are discouraged.
  • All documents should be submitted as one packet by the nominator.
  • Electronic submissions (one pdf) are encouraged.

Award winners will be selected by the members of the MRF Committee.


Submission Instructions

Send completed nominations to: mrfsubmit@ohsu.edu

Paper nominations may be mailed (as one packet) to:

MRF Submissions
OHSU Foundation
Attn: Amy Von Jenef/Cheryl Durant
1121 SW Salmon Street, Suite 100
Mail Code L344
Portland, OR  97205

*Nominations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on August 22, 2014.


Questions?

If you have questions please contact:

MRF Submissions
mrfsubmit@ohsu.edu
503 220-8348 or 503 220-8319

Amy Von Jenef
MRF Coordinator
vonjenef@ohsu.edu
503 220-8348

Contact:

Amy Von Jenef

MRF Coordinator
503 220-8348
vonjenef@ohsu.edu

Cheryl Durant
Board Manager
503 552-0752
durantc@ohsu.edu


M. Susan Smith
MRF Chair
503 690-5300
smithsu@ohsu.edu

Read about the winners of the MRF Discovery, Mentor and Richard T. Jones New Investigator Awards

2013 Award program

2012 Award program

2011 Award program

2010 Award program