Clinical & Health Services Research

This award recognizes a faculty member or group of faculty members who are identified as having made outstanding contributions to the Medical School in clinical or health services research. 

This award carries a $5,000 discretionary academic support prize given to the faculty member or group.

There is a two-stage selection process. The selection committee reviews the nominations and provides a list of potential awardees to the Dean of the Medical School, who makes the final selection. Nominees must be faculty of the University of Michigan Medical School.


Nominations for the Clinical and Health Services Research Award can be made using the Medical School's Competition Space website.

The nomination deadline is Friday, May 24, 2019.

2019 Recipients

Devin L. Brown, M.D., M.S., professor of neurology

MeiLan K. Han, M.D., M.S., professor of internal medicine

Past Award Winners

2018: Justin B. Dimick, M.D., MPH, Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil. & Daniel E. Spratt, M.D.
2017: Daniel J. Clauw, M.D. & M.E. Michele Heisler, M.D., MPA
2016: John Z. Ayanian, M.D., MPP & Ella A. Kazerooni, M.D., M.S.
2015: Julie C. Lumeng, M.D., Albert P. Rocchini, M.D. & Sanjay K. Saint, M.D., M.P.H.
2014: Lewis B. Morgenstern, M.D. & Moshe Talpaz, M.D. and David C. Smith, M.D.
2013: Denise G. Tate, Ph.D. & John T. Wei, M.D., M.S.
2012: Steven J. Katz, M.D., M.P.H. & Maha Hussain, M.D., F.A.C.P.
2011: Ronald D. Chervin, M.D., M.S. & Eve A. Kerr, M.D., M.P.H.
2010: James T. Elder, M.D., Ph.D.
2009: Frederic C. Blow, Ph.D.
2008: Kevin Chung, M.D.
2007: A. Mark Fendrick, M.D. & William H. Herman, M.D., MPH.
2006: Laurence H. Baker, D.O.
2005: Rodney A. Hayward, M.D. & Mark S. Kaminski, M.D.
2004: John DeLancey, M.D.
2003: Gary L. Freed, M.D., Ph.D.
2002: Fred Morady, M.D.
2001: Sewon Kang, M.D. & Gary Fischer, Ph.D.