Non-profit organization committed to improvement and dissemination of knowledge regarding the pathology and pathophysiology of renal disease
Robert H. Heptinstall Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Mark Haas
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
This award is a distinct and exceptional honor that is bestowed by the RPS on individuals who have achieved a stellar career in Pathology, with pioneering discoveries and outstanding contributions to the field of renal pathology. Given the great distinction associated with this award, it is envisaged that the frequency of bestowal will be one award per year or less.
A personalized plaque will be created by the Nomination & Award Committee for each recipient.
Call for nomination will be sent to the RPS membership by the Nomination & Award Committee Chair by Jan 30th of any given year. RPS Members will have 2 weeks to nominate a candidate by emailing the Nomination & Award Committee Chair.
Nominations should be sent by email to the Chair of the Nomination & Award Committee, and should include:
Note: Only regular RPS members can nominate a candidate who meets the award criteria.
Robert H. Heptinstall, MD
Dr. Robert H. Heptinstall is the retired Blaxley Professor of Pathology and Pathologist-in-Chief of the Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital. A full biographical sketch is forthcoming. Dr. Heptinstall was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award bearing his name just prior to the American Society of Nephrology Meeting on November 8, 2011. A number of RPS members traveled to his home in Baltimore, Maryland to make the presentation. _
|2022||Herbert Terence Cook||Imperial College London|
|2021||Lorraine Racusen||Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - Department of Pathology|
|2020||Charles Jennette||University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill|
|2019||Michael Kashgarian||Yale University School of Medicine - Department of Pathology|
|2014||Hidekazu Shigematsu||Shinshu Univ, Japan and Nobuaki Yamanaka, Tokyo, Japan.|
Robert B. Colvin
Robert H. Heptinstall
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Johns Hopkins Hospital - Dept. of Pathology
|2010||Michael J. Mihatsch||University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland|
Robert Timmons McCluskey
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
New York University, NY, USA
The RPS promotes excellence in diagnosis, fosters basic, clinical and translational research, encourages training and education in renal disease, sponsors US based and international conferences and symposia, and brings news and updates pertaining to renal pathology to its members around the world.
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Office of the Secretary
Virginie Royal, MD
Office of the Treasurer
Kuang-Yu Jen, MD, PhD