Sarah Gund Prize for Research and Mentorship in Child Mental Health

Awarded each year in recognition of an outstanding contribution to child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology or developmental neuroscience.

Each year the Child Mind Institute Scientific Research Council selects an exceptional researcher for the Sarah Gund Prize for Research and Mentorship in Child Mental Health, in recognition of an outstanding contribution to child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology or developmental neuroscience. The award carries a prize of $25,000. The recipient is invited to present at the On the Shoulders of Giants scientific symposium held each October.

 

Past Honorees:

2019 Distinguished Scientist Award – John Weisz, PhD
2018 Distinguished Scientist Award – Felton Earls, MD
2017 Distinguished Scientist Award – Kenneth A. Dodge, PhD
2016 Distinguished Scientist Award – John Rubenstein, MD, PhD
2015 Distinguished Scientist Award – Thomas Insel, MD
2014 Distinguished Scientist Award – Pasko Rakic, MD, PhD
2013 Distinguished Scientist Award – Nora Volkow, MD
2012 Distinguished Scientist Award – Eric R. Kandel, MD
2011 Distinguished Scientist Award – Judith Rapoport, MD, and Jerome Kagan, PhD