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Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation Early Career Research Achievement Award

The ATS Pulmonary Rehabilitation Assembly Early Career Research Achievement Award will be given annually to an individual who has made outstanding scientific contributions relevant to the principles and practice of pulmonary rehabilitation, including but not limited to: program structure, program content, outcomes or outcome measures, skeletal muscle dysfunction, exercise training, adjuncts to exercise training, mechanisms underlying benefits of PR, education, self- management, health-enhancing behavior change, social or psychological support, knowledge translation and program accreditation.  Awardees will be presented with a framed certificate at the annual ATS International Conference and a check for $250.00.

Criteria for Nomination:

  • Must be within 10 years of first faculty appointment or completion of a doctoral level degree (e.g. PhD, MD) at the time of submission
  • Must submit a nomination package including: 
1) a letter from a primary member of the Assembly describing the candidate’s contributions, potential and why the award is appropriate;
2) the candidate’s curriculum vitae.

  • Candidate must be a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Assembly primary or secondary member.

2020 Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation Early Career Research Achievement Award

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Past PR Early Career Research Achievement Award Recipients:

2019 - Claire Marie Nolan, MSc, PhD and Chris Burtin, PT, PhD
2018 - Narelle S. Cox, PhD, PT
2017 - William Man, MD, PhD
2016 - Frits Franssen, MD, PhD
2015 - Xavier Soler, PhD, MD

Last Reviewed: December 2019