AURI Research Awards

Each year in the Fall, we take the time to recognize Augusta University faculty members who have contributed significantly to research in the following categories:

  • Emerging Scientist Award
  • Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity Award
  • Distinguished Research Award(s)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

 

2021 Recipients  Previous Recipients

2021 Recipients

award icon Emerging Scientist Award

photo of Daria Ilatovskaya, PhD

Daria Ilatovskaya, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Physiology

Education

PhD, Institute of Cytology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Cellular Biology,  2012

Research Interest

  • Water and electrolyte homeostasis
  • Mitochondrial bioenergetics
  • Regulation of ion channel function and their role in the development of cardiorenal pathologies, such as hypertension and polycystic kidney disease, and sex-related differences in these conditions.

award icon Distinguished Researcher Award

photo of Betty S. Pace, MD

Betty S. Pace, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Pediatrics

Education 

MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1981


award icon Lifetime Achievement Award

photo of Lawrence C. Layman, MD

Lawrence C. Layman, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

MD, University of Cincinnati, 1981

Previous Recipients

  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Gokila Dorai, PhD
    School of Computer and Cyber Sciences
    Department of Computer & Cyber Sciences
  • Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity Award
    Eric Belin de Chantemele, DSc
    Medical College of Georgia
    Vascular Biology Center
  • Distinguished Researcher Award
    Jennifer C. Sullivan, PhD, FAHA
    Medical College of Georgia
    Physiology
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Kenneth Sang-Ho Kwon, PhD
    Kumar Vaibhav, PhD
  • Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity Award
    Mary-Kate Lizotte, PhD
  • Distinguished Researcher Award
    Yuqing Huo, PhD
    Nahid F. Mivechi, PhD
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    David Munn, MD
    Sylvia Smith, PhD, FARVO
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Dr. Teal W. Benevides
    Dr. Sangeetha Sukumari Ramesh
  • Distinguished Researcher Award
    Dr. Wendy B. Bollag
    Dr. Mark W. Hamrick
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Dr. Ruth B. Caldwell
    Dr. R. William Caldwell
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Dr. Gabor Csanyi
  • Distinguished Scientist Award
    Dr. Rudolf Lucas
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Dr. Cheryl Newman
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Dr. Megan McGee-Lawrence
  • Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Ruth Harris
    Dr. Satish Rao
  • Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Paul McNeil
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Dr. Nilkantha Sen
  • Mahesh Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Eric Belin de Chantemele
  • Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. David J. Fulton
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Dr. II-Man Kim
  • Mahesh Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Wen-Cheng Xiong
  • Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Lin Mei
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Dr. Clinton Webb
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Dr. Ryan Harris
  • Mahesh Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Adviye Ergul
  • Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Javier Stern
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Dr. Darrell Brann
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Dr. Brian Miller
  • Mahesh Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. David Munn
  • Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Katherine "Katie" Davis
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Dr. Dennis Ownby
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Dr. Jay Hegde
  • Mahesh Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Gregory Harshfield
  • Distinguished Research Awards
    Dr. Avid Hess
    Dr. Martha Tingen
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Dr. Gary Whitford
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Dr. Jennifer Sullivan
  • Mahesh Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. William Rainey
  • Distinguished Research Awards
    Dr. Carlos Isales
    Dr. Jin-Xiong She
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Dr. David Pashley
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Dr. Arun Sreekumaar
  • Mahesh Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. David Stepp
  • Distinguished Research Awards
    Dr. Edward Inscho
    Dr. David Pollock
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Dr. Robert Yu
  • Mahesh Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Darrell Brann
  • Distinguished Research Awards
    Dr. R. Clinton Webb
    Dr. Gregory Harshfield
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Dr. George S. Schuster
  • Emerging Scientist Awards
    Dr. Kalu Ogbureke
    Dr. Haidong Zhu
    Dr. Jeannette Andrews
  • Mahesh Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Sylvia B. Smith
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards
    Dr. William B. Strong
    Dr. Paul G. McDonough
  • Emerging Scientist Award
    Dr. Yanbin Dong
  • Mahesh Distinguished Research Award
    Dr. Robert Yu
  • Distinguished Research Awards
    Dr. David Pashley
    Dr. John Catravas
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Dr. Virendra Mahesh