The Van C. Mow Medal is bestowed upon an individual who has demonstrated meritorious contributions to the field of bioengineering through research, education, professional development, leadership in the development of the profession, mentorship to young bioengineers, and with service to the bioengineering community.

The individual must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree between ten and twenty years prior to June 1 of the year of the award.

The award was established by the Bioengineering Division in 2004.

Form of Award: $1000, Bronze Medal, Certificate and Travel expense supplement to attend the award of presentation.
Eligibility: Nomination packets will be held and considered for three years; a new nomination packet must be submitted after that time.
Limitation(s): Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in any field of engineering, physics, medicine or life sciences. Candidates must have received their degree between ten and twenty years prior to June 1 of the year in which they will receive the award. Candidates must be an active member of the Bioengineering Division.
Administrative Responsibility: Bioengineering Division
Nomination Deadline: September 1
Nomination Sent To: Van C. Mow Medal Committee Chair
Committee Chair: L.A. Setton
Phone Number: 919-660-5131
E-mail: setton@duke.edu
Award By: Committee on Honors (COH)

 

VAN C. MOW MEDAL RECIPIENTS

2005 Kyriacos A. Athanasiou
2006 Robert L. Sah
2007 Lori A. Setton
2008 Scott L. Delp
2009 Michael S. Sacks
2010 Tony M. Keaveny
2011 David A. Vorp
2012 John C. Bischof
2013 Jeffrey A. Weiss
2014 Christopher R. Jacobs