Florence R. Sabin Award Nomination Form

The Florence R. Sabin Award recognizes a unique individual who embodies the spirit of Dr. Florence Sabin (1871-1953) who broke scientific barriers with her research and contributions in the field of Vascular and Lymphatic Biology, as well as various social barriers with her dedication to the advancement of equal rights for women in education, employment, and society in general.

Nomination should be submitted by March 15, 2022.

Specific criteria: 

  • Nominee may be of any gender and nationally- or internationally-based.
  • Nominee need not be a NAVBO member, but must be an active or retired physician, scientist or physician/scientist in the vascular biology and/or cardiovascular community at large. 
  • Recipient must be available to attend the meeting or live stream a brief acceptance speech at the International Vascular Biology Meeting (October 13-17, 2022 in the San Francisco Bay area).

Please provide the following: 

  • A letter of recommendation from the primary nominator who must be a  Current Regular or Emeritus Member of NAVBO
  • One or two additional letters of recommendation (each a maximum of 500 words). At least one must be submitted by a scientist from a different institution than the nominee.
  • Personal Statement of 1000 words which describes the nominee's relevant contributions promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in social issues which benefit underrepresented groups, public health, or public service to the broader community, in addition to their scientific/clinical accomplishments. Include any form of financial support relevant to outreach activities.
  • Nominee's CV or NIH Biosketch in the prescribed format, see below.*
  • Completed online application 

*CV format:
A. Education/Training
B. Positions and Honors
C. Contributions to Science
Briefly describe up to five of the most significant contributions to science. For each, indicate the historical background that frames the scientific problem; central finding(s); the influence of the finding(s) on the progress of science and/or their application to health or technology; and the nominee's scientific role in the described work. Description can include up to four peer-reviewed publications and should not exceed one half page.
D.  Up to twenty publications considered most relevant to the criteria of this award, organized into primary research articles, reviews, and books/book chapters, podcasts, newspaper articles, videos, and/or interviews.  (Please include the URL or links where available.) 

Please complete the form below and upload any letters of recommendation, the nominee's personal statement, and NIH Biosketch/CV. 

Nominations will be reviewed by a joint subcommittee of NAVBO’s Meritorious Awards and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committees.

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NOMINEE INFORMATION

Please provide a brief summary statement of 100 words or less describing the nominee's accomplishments in the following areas: promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in social issues which benefit underrepresented groups, public health, or public service to the broader community, in addition to their scientific/clinical contributions.

If this is a self-nomination, there is no need to complete the Nominator Information.  Skip to Supporting Documents. 

If NOT, you MUST complete the Nominator Information.

NOMINATOR INFORMATION

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
Information about submitting letters: At least one letter must be from an individual outside the nominee's current institution.

This letter is required.  Up to two additional letters may be included in this nomination.

Letters should be no more than 500 words.

20MB max

An additional letter of support - cannot be more than 500 words.

20MB max

An additional letter of support - cannot be more than 500 words.

20MB max

Describe the nominee's significant contributions in at least one of the following areas: promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in social issues which benefit underrepresented groups, public health, or public service to the broader community.

Should not exceed 1,000 words.

20MB max

Please be sure the CV covers the following:

A. Education/Training
B. Positions and Honors
C. Contributions to Science
Briefly describe up to five of the most significant contributions to science. For each, indicate the historical background that frames the scientific problem; central finding(s); the influence of the finding(s) on the progress of science and/or their application to health or technology; and the nominee's scientific role in the described work. Description can include up to four peer-reviewed publications and should not exceed one half page.
D. List of Trainees
E. Research Support (current and completed within last 3 years)
F. Full list of publications, organized into primary research articles, reviews, and books/book chapters. 

An NIH biosketch can be used.

20MB max