Society of Biological Psychiatry Humanitarian Award

Purpose
The Humanitarian Award is intended to recognize those who have demonstrated service and advocacy for mental illness.

Instructions

  1. Submit a statement or letter describing the the nominee’s service and advocacy for mental illness.
  2. The Honorific Award Committee will review all nominations and select a recipient.
  3. The award will be presented by the President of the Society at the Society’s Annual Meeting.
  4. All applications must be submitted on-line.

Previous Recipients

2005 – Michael Phillips – Beijing Suicide Research and Prevention Center
2006 – The Pritzker Family Fund
2007 – Mike Wallace – CBS News Correspondent
2008 – Andrew Solomon – Author, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
2009 – Margaret Trudeau
2010 – Howard J. Osofsky, MD – Louisiana State University
2011 – Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD – Johns Hopkins
2012 – Honorable Steve Leifman – Miami-Dade County Court
2013 – Laurie Flynn – NAMI
2014 – Patrick Kennedy, Congressman
2015 – Herbert Pardes, MD – New York – Presbyterian
2016 – Bernard Marcus – The Marcus Foundation, Inc.
2017 – The Simons Foundation – New York, NY
2018 – David Satcher, MD, PhD – Morehouse School of Medicine

QUESTIONS
Society of Biological Psychiatry
615.432.0096
sobp@sobp.org