Given in memory of Alexander Sonnenwirth, Ph.D., this award recognizes a distinguished microbiologist for the promotion of innovation in clinical laboratory science, dedication to ASM, and the advancement of clinical microbiology as a profession.
The nominee must be a microbiologist identified with clinical microbiology.
June 9, 2017.
Nominations will be considered without updating for three years. Self-nominations and more than one nomination per nominee will not be accepted. Only one nominating form and two references are accepted per nomination. The nominator and references may not share employers and may not be in the same academic department as the nominee. Please note: the references are not required to submit statements; they will only be contacted if the committee requires more information regarding the nomination. Nominations must consist of the following:
ASM awards are granted at the discretion of award selection committees and may not be awarded every year.
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