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Award Description

The Reynold Spector Award in Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Medicine was established in 2014 by ASPET in recognition of Dr. Spector's dedication and contributions to clinical pharmacology. The Award recognizes excellence in research and/or teaching in clinical pharmacology. This award is made possible by an endowment to ASPET from Dr. Reynold and Mrs. Michiko Spector. 

The award is presented biennially in odd numbered years, at the award ceremony during the ASPET Annual Meeting. The award consists of:

  • An invitation to deliver the Reynold Spector Lecture at the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology
  • An $8,000 honorarium
  • A commemorative plaque
  • Complimentary registration and travel expenses for the winner and spouse to attend the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology


  • The candidate need not be a member of the Society.
  • The nomination must be made by an ASPET member.
  • No candidate may be nominated for more than one major ASPET award in any given year.

Criteria and Selection

  • The award shall be based on merit and the selection may honor excellence in research and/or teaching.
  • Selection will be made by the ASPET Awards Committee, appointed by the president of ASPET

Nomination Submission

Nominations shall be submitted using the ASPET Awards Portal by logging into the box below. The nominations shall consist of:

  1. Candidate's curriculum vitae and bibliography in PDF.
  2. A brief biographical summary of the candidate and the importance of their work for use in award winner announcements (in no more than 150 words.)
  3. Letter of nomination in PDF with an up to 1000-word summary describing the nominee's recent research and/or teaching activities in clinical pharmacology.
  4. Up to six supporting documents in separate PDFs. These might include copies of research papers, materials developed for teaching purposes, etc.

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Nomination Deadline

Award nominations for the 2021 Reynold Spector Award will open in the summer of 2020.

Award Recipients

2015Scott A. Waldman
2017Margaret R. MacLean
2019V. Craig Jordan
Last Updated: June 14, 2019

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