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College of Medicine Research Rising Star Award

Nominations Due: 5 pm on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 

Nominations will be accepted for a College of Medicine full-time Instructor or Assistant Professor who demonstrates outstanding commitment to health-related research. The successful nominee will be in the top tier of career benchmarks among peers. When making a nomination, please consider the following: 

  • Publication record and impact of the publications 

  • Extramural funding record if applicable 

  • Recognition as an expert in his or her research area, as evidenced by invited presentations at national or international meetings or venues, recognition by and service with sponsors or professional societies, or other means of recognition 

  • Additional attributes that set the nominee above his or her peer groupÔÇ»  

Nomination Package:  

To be considered, the nominating application must be in the form of a single pdf that includes the following: 

  • Cover page (include nominee’s name, email address, professional title, department, and contact information of those who provided a recommendation) 

  • A detailed letter from a Department Chair or Division Director stating why the faculty member deserves to be recognized  

    • Optional: Letters of support can come from fellow faculty

  • Nominee’s CV- Highlight all relevant content in the CV 

Nomination Deadline: 

The cover page, nomination letter(s), and CV should be submitted as one PDF document to Brieanne Sheehan no later than 5:00 pm Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Faculty at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are not eligible to apply.


The award recipient will receive an honorarium of $1,000 and college-wide recognition. Recipients of College of Medicine Office of Research awards are expected to assist the Office when requested (i.e. providing grant reviews, attending College of Medicine events, etc.) Previous Research Rising Star awardees are not eligible to apply.  

Questions should be sent to Brieanne Sheehan

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