SER’s Brian MacMahon Early Career Epidemiologist Award is awarded annually to recognize early career epidemiologists who have already made substantial contributions to the field and are poised to become future leaders in epidemiology. Achievements may be in the area of research, teaching, mentoring, or service. This award is funded by Harvard University, School of Public Health in honor of Dr. Brian MacMahon.
At the time of the submission open date, candidates must be an SER member who is an early career epidemiologist, defined as < 7 years from terminal degree. This limit may be extended accordingly for parental leave, for medical leaves, for caregiving for a spouse or parent, or for other similar considerations. If you are unsure of the candidate’s eligibility, please contact Sue Bevan (firstname.lastname@example.org). Epidemiologists in academia, government and the private sector are eligible. Career accomplishments, evidence of strong trajectory of career development, and promise of leadership strength are core criteria that are used for selection of the annual awardee.
Nomination letters can be written by any current SER member. Self nominations will not be accepted. Multiple nominations do not increase the likelihood of being awarded. In the case of multiple nominations for a single candidate, submitters will be contacted to coordinate a joint nomination.
The award winner will be awarded $5,000 and be invited to give a scientific presentation at the Annual Meeting.