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Research Innovation and Translation Achievement Awardees

Research Innovation and Translation Achievement Award: recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of respiratory research focused on specific innovations to improve health by advancing practice, policy and health care delivery. This includes, but is not limited to drug/device discovery and development, implementation and regulatory science, as well as basic, translational, clinical, public health and health services research. The contribution should demonstrate real-world innovation with tangible benefits to address unmet respiratory healthcare needs. The award will recognize accomplishments of individuals as well as their role as a leader pursuing team science through collaborative approaches, both interdisciplinary and inter-institutional. The awardee(s) may represent academia, industry, non-profits or government.
*To be considered for this award, the nominee(s) must be an active ATS member in good standing.


2017 Avrum Spira, MD, MSC