Howard K. Schachman Public Service Award

The Howard K. Schachman Public Service Award recognizes an individual who best demonstrates dedication to public service in support of biomedical science. The award is named after Howard K. Schachman, who served as chair of ASBMB’s Public Affairs Advisory Committee for more than ten years (1989 - 2000). Instituted in 2001, the award is given annually and chosen by ASBMB's Public Affairs Advisory Committee. The award consists of a permanent keepsake, an honorarium of $5,000, an opportunity to deliver remarks at a Congressional reception and travel expenses to the event.

 

Past Recipients

   

YEAR  

RECIPIENT 

2015

Rosa DeLauro    Jerry Moran

Rep. Rosa DeLauro      Sen. Jerry Moran

For their tireless work to support the National Institutes of Health while in the U.S. House and Senate, respectively.

2014

  Zack Kopplin

Zack Kopplin

For being a role model for young science advocates and his tireless work to ensure the integrity of science education in American schools

2013

  Bruce Alberts       Maxine Singer

Bruce Alberts                   Maxine Singer

For their extensive work as champions for young scientists and their efforts to improve science education

2012

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Senator Robert Casey        Senator Richard Burr

2011

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Jeremy M. Berg 

2010

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Robert H. “Bob” Michel

2008

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The Honorable Michael N. Castle 

2007

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Research!America 

2006

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The Honorable Sherwood Boehlert 

2005

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Senator Tom Harkin       Senator Arlen Specter 

2004

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John Whitehead 

2003

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Ruth L. Kirschstein

2002

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John Edward Porter