The Humanitarian Award is an annual award bestowed upon public officials who have made a significant policy contribution to advancements in research and enhanced care and support for people with Alzheimer's disease.
2014 recipient: Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)
|2013||–||Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)|
|2012||–||Congressman Michael Burgess, M.D. (TX) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (MI)|
This honor is reserved for those who make significant advancements in Alzheimer's research.
2014 recipient: Dr. Francis Collins, director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
|2013||–||Dr. Russell Katz, U.S. Food and Drug Administration|
|2012||–||Col. Karl E. Friedl, Ph.D., Director U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command (USAMRMC), Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC)|
|2011||–||Michael W. Weiner, M.D., Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) Lead Investigator|
|2010||–||Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|2009||–||William E. Klunk M.D., Ph.D. and Chester A. Mathis, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh|
|2008||–||Jeffrey L. Cummings, M.D., University of California at Los Angeles|
|2007||–||Rudolph B.Tanzi, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School|
|2006||–||Marilyn S.Albert, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine|
|2005||–||Steven T. DeKosky, M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine|
|2004||–||Ronald C. Petersen, Ph.D., M.D., Mayo Clinic|
This honor recognizes an individual, organization or company whose actions have promoted greater understanding of Alzheimer's disease and its effects on diagnosed individuals, families and caregivers.
2014 recipient: Marshall Gelfand, Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns and The Judy Fund
|2013||–||James Keach and Trevor Albert, filmmakers|
|2012||–||Pat Summit, Head Coach Emeritus
University of Tennessee
|2011||–||Karen Skelton, Olivia Morgan, Roberta Hollander and Rebecca Beland, The Shriver Report
|2009||–||The Honorable John D.Rockefeller IV &
Mrs. Sharon Percy Rockefeller
|2008||–||The Honorable Mask R. Warner|
|2007||–||Princess Yasmin Aga Khan|
|2006||–||Coach Frank Broyles|
|2004||–||RADM Donald "Mac"Showen, USN (ret)|
This award is presented annually to an extraordinary Alzheimer's advocate who has shown outstanding leadership.
2014 recipient: Mary Gerard
Presented in recognition of leadership in Alzheimer's disease advocacy.
|2013||–||Former Congressman Dennis Moore|
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