Geriatric Award Nominations

Deadline: January 5

Candidates Will Be Judged on:

  • History of lifetime contributions to research andother scholarly contributionsto the field of mental health and aging;
  • Quality of contributions (i.e., significance to the understanding and the care of the aged and their families);
  • Originality (i.e., new paradigms, pioneering new areas of research, innovative approaches);
  • Quantity of work of quality; and
  • Impact on the field and other practitioners.

Method of Nomination:
Nominations Should Include

  • One letter of nomination, two pages maximum
  • At least one additional letter of recommendation, two pages maximum
  • The nominee's current curriculum vitae
  • A statement from the nominee, describing his or her accomplishments in the field of geropsychiatric research, five pages maximum.

Nomination Procedure

Email materials to

2022 Geriatric Research Award Recipient

Martha Sajatovic, M.D.

Past Geriatric Award Recipients

2021 Helen C. Kales
2020 Helen Lavretsky, M.D.
2019 Robert A. Sweet, M.D.
2018 Constantine G. Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
2017 Davangere P. Devanand, M.D.
2016 Yeates Conwell, M.D.
2015 Kristine Yaffe, M.D.  
2014 David C. Steffens, M.D., M.H.S.
2013 Anand Kumar, M.D.
2012 Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H.
2011 Bruce G. Pollock, M.D., Ph.D.
2010 K. Ranga R. Krishnan, M.D., FACPsych
2009 Robert G. Robinson, M.D.
2008 Gary W. Small, M.D.
2007 Charles F. Reynolds III, M.D., FACPsych
2006 George S. Alexopoulos, M.D., FACPsych
2005 Dilip V. Jeste, M.D.
2004 Dan G. Blazer, M.D., MPH, Ph.D., FACPsych