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Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation Recognition Award

No award given in 2023




This award is given in recognition of service to the field of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the ATS Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation. The award is presented annually at the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Membership Meeting.


  • Recognized by his/her peers as making a significant contribution to the science or practice of pulmonary rehabilitation through clinical practice, and/or research, and/or teaching, and/or mentoring, and/or advocacy.
  • Demonstrated contributions to the PR Assembly in the form of committee participation or leadership and/or otherwise advancing the PR’s mission will be viewed favorably.
  • The nominee must be a PR Assembly member (primary or secondary)
  • This award is open to all health disciplines.
  • Nominations must include a cover letter from a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Assembly member describing why the award is appropriate. The cover letter should be limited 2 pages and up to 1000 words.
  • Nominee's curriculum vitae must be included.
  • The nominee has not previously received this award (or similar PR Assembly Award).


Applications will be scored on the basis of the details provided in the submitted nomination.

Awards will only be given where suitable candidates are nominated.


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View Previous Award Recipients

Awardees from the Americas:

2020 - Pat Camp PhD PT
2019 - Christine M. Garvey, MSN, MPA, MPH
2018 - Carolyn L. Rochester, MD
2017 - Linda Nici, MD
2016 - Roger S. Goldstein, MD
2015 - Richard Casaburi, MD, PhD
2014 - Andrew Ries, MD, MPH
2013 - Suzanne Lareau, RN, MS, FAAN
2012 - Richard ZuWallack, MD

Awardees from Outside the Americas:

2021 - Thierry Troosters, PT, PhD
2020 - Martijn Spruit PhD PT
2019 - Jennifer A. Alison, PhD, MSc, PT
2018 - Michael D. Morgan, MD
2017 - Sally J. Singh, PhD
2016 - Anne E. Holland, PhD
2015 - Nicolino Ambrosino, MD
2014 - Marc Decramer, MD, PhD
2013 - Emiel Wouters, MD, PhD
2012 - Claudio Donner, MD

In Memoriam or Emeritus Awardees:

2020 - Brian L. Tiep, MD
2019 - Alvan L. Barach, MD
2018 - John E. Hodkin, MD
2017 - John W. Walsh
2016 - Karlman Wasserman, MD
2015 - Jose Jardim, MD, PhD
2014 - Timothy Griffiths, MD
2013 - Claudia Cote, MD
2012 - Thomas Petty, MD