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This award was the second named award established by the National Neurotrauma Society. Today, this award represents the second top award in the trainee poster competition.

Rear Admiral Murray Goldstein DO, MPH, FAAN, FAOCOPM, USPHS (ret.) is a physician, with resident training in internal medicine and neurology, and with research training in epidemiology and clinical research. Dr. Goldstein served as the Assistant Surgeon General of the US Public Health Service. At the National Institutes of Health for 40 years, he served for 11 years as the Director for the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke. During his tenure at the NINDS, he supported studies in TBI and coined the phrase "the silent epidemic".
Dr. Goldstein was instrumental in making sure Neurotrauma was recognized at the NIH as an important neuroscientific field deserving support. Following his retirement from the USPHS, he served as Director of the United Cerebral Palsy Research and Educational Foundation from 1993-2005 and medical consultant to the United Cerebral Palsy Association. He is now a medical research consultant to several national organizations and the US government.

2021 Katherine Giordano
2020 N/A
2019 Margo Randelman

2018 Ann  Hoffman
2017 Bevan Main
2016 Allan Martin
2015 Laurena Holleran
2014 Alexandra Ulyanova
2013 Shaun Carlson
2012 Victoria Johnson
2011 Gregory Hawryluk
2010 Jason Hinzman
2009 John Greer
2008 Victoria Johnson
2007 Saafan Malik
2006 Ali Jahed
2005 Iris Kulbatski
2004 Pablo Goetz
2003 Daniel Becerra


Award: $500.00 and engraved art glass trophy presented at the annual Symposium

Recipient: Second (2) ranked trainee poster presentation at Annual Symposium

How Apply: Included in Trainee Poster Competition

Eligibility: Abstract selected as top ranked amongst those submitted for the annual symposium


2021 Award Winner

2019 Margo Randelman
Drexel University

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