On behalf of the West Virginia University Injury Control Research Center Director, Dr. Robert Bossarte, we are opening nominations for three different awards, each described below. As part of our mission, the Education and Training Core of the WVU ICRC would like to recognize excellence in teaching injury and violence prevention among our faculty as well as excellence in injury and violence research among our students.

Excellence in Teaching – this award will be bestowed upon a member of the faculty affiliated with the Center who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and/or mentoring related to injury and violence prevention and control. Nominations for this award can be made by either students or other members of the faculty.

https://redcap.wvctsi.org/redcap/surveys/?s=HY9M89TJXC

Outstanding Student Research Award – this award will be bestowed upon a graduate student who has demonstrated excellence in scholastic activity, academic performance, and overall achievement in research in any area of injury and /or violence prevention and control. The recipient of this award will receive a one-year paid membership to the professional organization of his or her choice, such as the Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR).

https://redcap.wvctsi.org/redcap/surveys/?s=8X9HP7XMA4

Student Travel Award – this award will be bestowed upon a graduate student who is travelling to a national conference to present his or her research related to injury and/or violence prevention and control. The recipient of this award will be reimbursed up to $500 for the cost of travel. Self-nominations will be accepted.

https://redcap.wvctsi.org/redcap/surveys/?s=RD7WJEEXC7

To nominate someone to receive one of these awards, please click on the link below the description of the award and complete the form. Nominations are due by 11:59pm on Friday, April 28th, 2017. If you have any questions please contact Sheena Sayres at ssayres@hsc.wvu.edu.