AAI Excellence in Mentoring Award Past Recipients

A dedicated mentor significantly influences a trainee's professional development and career. This award recognizes the importance of this mentor-trainee relationship. AAI honors the award recipient's contributions to the profession through outstanding mentoring. Click here for more information on this award.

Year Recipient Institution Name Sort
2023 Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D. NIAID, NIH Belkaid
2022 Ruslan Medzhitov, Ph.D. HHMI, Yale Univ. Sch. of Med. Medzhitov
2020 Jeffrey A. Bluestone, Ph.D. Univ. of California, San Francisco, and Sonoma Biotherapeutics Bluestone
2019 Harvey Cantor, M.D. Dana-Farber Cancer Inst., Harvard Med. Sch. Cantor
2018 Marc K. Jenkins, Ph.D. Univ. of Minnesota Med. Sch. Jenkins
2017 Lewis L. Lanier, Ph.D. Univ. of California, San Francisco Lanier
2016 Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D. HHMI, Yale Sch. of Med. Flavell
2015 Rafi Ahmed, Ph.D. Emory Univ. Sch. of Med. Ahmed
2014 William E. Paul, M.D. NIAID, NIH Paul
2013 Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg, Ph.D. Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County Ostrand-Rosenberg
2012 Max D. Cooper, M.D. Emory Univ. Sch. of Med. Cooper
2011 Michael B.A. Oldstone, M.D. Scripps Res. Inst. Oldstone
2010 Jack L. Strominger, M.D. Harvard Univ. Strominger
2009 David Baltimore, Ph.D. California Inst. of Technol. Baltimore
2008 Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D. Harvard Sch. of Publ. Hlth., Harvard Med. Sch. Glimcher
2007 Eli Sercarz, Ph.D. Torrey Pines Inst. for Molecular Studies Sercarz
2006 Norman R. Klinman, M.D., Ph.D. Scripps Res. Inst. Klinman
2005 John J. Cebra, Ph.D. Univ. of Pennsylvania Cebra
2004 Frank W. Fitch, M.D., Ph.D. Univ. of Chicago Fitch
2003 Frederick W. Alt, Ph.D. HHMI, Boston Children's Hosp. Alt
2003 Judith A. Owen, Ph.D. Haverford Col. Owen
2002 Ellen S. Vitetta, Ph.D. Univ. of Texas Southwestern Med. Ctr. Vitetta
2001 Baruj Benacerraf, M.D. Dana-Farber Cancer Inst. Benacerraf
2000 Michael J. Bevan, Ph.D., F.R.S. HHMI, Univ. of Washington Bevan
1999 Ray D. Owen, Ph.D. California Inst. of Technol. Owen
1998 Matthew D. Scharff, M.D. Albert Einstein Col. of Med. Scharff

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