SVM Awards

The Society for Vascular Medicine offers a variety of awards to help further our mission of promoting excellence in vascular medicine.

Learn more about SVM Awards:

2016 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2016 SVM Award Recipients.


Jay D. Coffman Young Investigator Award

First Place:
Devraj Sukul, MD
University of Michigan Health System
The Remarkable Heterogeneity of Ankle-Brachial Indices in Patients Undergoing Revascularization for Critical Limb Ischemia

Second Place:
Scott J. Cameron, MD, PhD
University of Rochester
Hypoxia and Ischemia-Induced Platelet Dysregulation

This award is given in honor of Jay D. Coffman, MD, (1928-2006), distinguished internist and researcher of vascular medicine and clinical cardiology, SVM sponsors an annual award in vascular medicine research. Young Investigators apply for the award when they submit an abstract for the SVM Annual Scientific Sessions. Applications are accepted only during the abstract submission process for the meeting. See past recipients.


Jess R. Young Outstanding Vascular Medicine Educator Award

Michael R. Jaff, DO, MSVM
Massachusetts General Hospital

The Jess R. Young Outstanding Vascular Medicine Educator Award is conferred upon individuals who have provided extraordinary service to the Society for Vascular Medicine. The award is presented in honor of Jess R. Young, in recognition of his ground-breaking work in the field of vascular medicine, his pre-eminence as an educator and his vision for multi-specialty programs. See past recipients.


2016 Master of the Society for Vascular Medicine Award

Judith G. Regensteiner, PhD, MSVM

The MSVM designation will be conferred upon individuals who have provided extraordinary service to the Society for Vascular Medicine. Such an individual will have been a Fellow of the Society for more than fifteen years. The MSVM awards will be presented by the President at the Annual Meeting. Recipients receive a plaque and are acknowledged in the SVM newsletter. See past recipients.


2013 Presidential Distinguished Service Award

Mark Creager, MD, MSVM, Editor-in-Chief, Vascular Medicine

Joanne Normandin, Managing Editor, Vascular Medicine

The first-ever Presidential Distinguished Service Awards were given to Mark Creager, MD, MSVM, for his service to SVM. He has served as Editor in Chief of Vascular Medicine since 1996. Joanne Normandin, managing editor of Vascular Medicine, was honored for her many years of service as well. Presidential Distinguished Service Award

Updated June 23, 2016


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