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Honors & Awards

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Society, 1968
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society, 1967
  • NIH Biomedical Science Research Award, 1972
  • Graduate School Research Award (Duke University), 1972
  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1974
  • University of Kentucky Research Foundation Faculty Research Award, 1979
  • Awarded University of Kentucky Research Professorship, 1980 81
  • Appointed to Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry Study Section A of the National Institutes of Health (NIGMS), Spring 1980 Meeting
  • Appointed to National Institute of Health Site Visit Study Section, Summer 1980
  • Invited Speaker, Gordon Research Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Biology and Medicine, 1980
  • Consultant, National Institute on Aging, NIH Site Visit, "Alzheimer's Disease Center," May, 1987
  • Consultant, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Site Visit, "Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Center," May, 1987
  • Special Faculty Grant, 1988 1990
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Membrane Science, 1989 present
  • Finalist, College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professorship, 1990, 1991
  • Dow Chemical Distinguished Lectureship, University of D etroit, 1995
  • The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, 1995
  • Consultant, National Institute on Aging, NIH Reverse Site Visit on "β-Amyloid Program Project," 1996
  • Recipient, Distinguished University Scientist Award from the Kentucky Academy of Science, 1996
  • Consultant, National Science Foundation, Small Business Investigative Research Panel, 1996
  • Consultant, national Aeronautics and Space Administration, Shuttle Experiment Panel, 1997
  • Recipient, William B. Sturgill Award for Graduate Education, 1997
  • Recipient, Southern Chemist Award from the American Chemical Society, Memphis Section, 1997
  • Recipient, Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, Presented by President Clinton in the White House , 1998.
  • Appointed as Senior Associate Editor, Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Consultant, National Institute on Aging, NIH Site Visit on "Alzheimer's Disease PPG," 1998
  • Consultant, National Institute on Aging, NIH Site Visit on "Alzheimer's Disease PPG," 1999
  • Consultant, National Institute on Aging, NIH Site Visit on "Alzheimer's Disease PPG," 2000
  • Consultant, National Institute on Aging, NIH Site Visit on "Prion Disorders," 2002
  • Consultant, National Institute on Aging, NIH Site Visit on "Alzheimer's Disease," 2002
  • Consultant, National Institute on Aging, NIH Site Visit on "Alzheimer's Disease," 2003
  • Consultant, National Institute on Aging, NIH Site Visit on "Alzheimer's Disease," 2004
  • Consultant, National Institute on Aging, NIH Site Visit on "Alzheimer's Disease," 2005
  • Consultant, National Institute on Aging, NIH Site Visit on "Alzheimer's Disease," 2007
  • Recipient, Honorary Doctor of Science Degree, University of Maine, Commencement, 2002
  • Alumni Association Endowed Professor of Biological Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 2002-present
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board for Neurobiology, National University of Singapore (One of only 4 international members)
  • Ad-hoc Member, Study Section on Conflict of Interest, NIGMS, NIH
  • Ad-hoc Member, Study Section on Synapses, NINDS, NIH
  • Recipient, Award for Most Outstanding PhD Committee Member for Prince of Songkla University, Thailand, 2007
  • International Member, Scientific Review Panel, Ministry of Education, for the Government of Singapore, 2006-present
  • Permanent Member, NIH Study Section on Neural Oxidative and Metabolic Death, 2008-2012
  • Invited Speaker, Gordon Research Conference on Oxygen Radicals, 2010
  • Recipient, Albert D. and Elizabeth H. Kirwan Memorial Prize for Excellence in Research, 2010
  • Member, Editorial Board, Neuroproteomics
  • Selected as a Fellow of the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 2012 (one of only 28 Fellows in the world).
  • Recipient, 2013 Discovery Award from the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine
  • 2014: Editorial Board Member, Pharmacological Research
  • 2014: Recipient, Alkmeon International Prize for Progress in Science, presented at the University of Rome, Tor Vergata in Rome, Italy
  • Member, Editorial Board, Frontiers in Pharmacology
  •  2014: Recipient, Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine Mentoring Excellence Award
  •  2014: Elected Editorial Board Member, Free Radical Biology and Medicine