Awards


The R.B.H. Gradwohl Laureate Medallion, the Distinguished Fellow Award, and the Outstanding Early Career Achievement in Forensic Science Award will be presented on Wednesday, February 20, during the AAFS Annual Business Meeting. Join us in acknowledging your most distinguished colleagues as they are presented with these prestigious awards.

R.B.H. Gradwohl Laureate Medallion

Yale H. Caplan, PhD


Distinguished Fellow

Carol E. Henderson, JD



Outstanding Early Career Achievement in Forensic Science Award

Daniel E. Mabel, MS



2019 Section Award Honorees

Section Awards will be presented during Section Business Meetings, also on Wednesday, February 20 (see Section Business Meeting start times on page 13). The Section Award recipients will be acknowledged again before the entire membership during the AAFS Annual Business Meeting, along with the presentation of the R.B.H. Gradwohl Medallion, Distinguished Fellow Award, and the Outstanding Early Career Achievement in Forensic Science Award.

Anthropology Section’s

T. Dale Stewart Award Elizabeth A. Murray, PhD
J. Lawrence Angel Award Caitlin C.M. Vogelsberg, MS
Ellis R. Kerley Research Award Eric J. Bartelink, PhD
Service Award

 

Bradley J. Adams, PhD
Hugh E. Berryman, PhD
Madeleine J. Hinkes, PhD
J. Stanley Rhine, PhD
Kate Spradley, PhD
P. Willey, PhD

Criminalistics Section’s

Paul L. Kirk Award John Ballantyne, PhD
Mary E. Cowan Outstanding Service Award Dragan Primorac, MD, PhD
Meritorious Service Award David A. Green, BS

 

Digital & Multimedia Sciences Section’s

Outstanding Case Study Award Joseph Levi White, MS
Carrie Morgan Whitcomb Service Award Mark M. Pollitt, PhD

Engineering Sciences Section’s

Founders Award James Millette, PhD
Andrew H. Payne, Jr., Special Achievement Award Carole E. Chaski, PhD

General Section’s

Robert C. Gaffney Achievement Award

 

Kimberly Sue Moran, MSc
Sharon K. Moses, PhD

Odontology Section’s

Lester Luntz Award Gregory S. Golden, DDS (posthumous)

Pathology/Biology Section’s

Milton Helpern Award Patrick E. Lantz, MD
Award for Achievement in the Forensic Life Sciences Jeffrey K. Tomberlin, PhD

 

Questioned Documents Section’s

Ordway Hilton Award Linton Mohammed, PhD

 

Toxicology Section’s

Rolla N. Harger Award Ruth E. Winecker, PhD
Irving Sunshine Award Amanda L.A. Mohr, MSFS
June K. Jones Scholarship Award Courtney K. McGowan, BS

 


The AAFS Humanitarian and Human Rights Resource Center’s Clyde Snow Award will be presented on Wednesday, February 20, during the Annual Business Meeting. You’ll want to be present to congratulate recipient:

Humanitarian and Human Rights Resource Center’s Clyde Snow Award

Jøergen Lange Thomsen, MD, DmSc, DMJ, FRCPath


The AAFS Ambassador of Forensic Science Award will be presented on Wednesday, February 20, during the Annual Business Meeting. You’ll want to be present to congratulate recipient:

Ambassador of Forensic Science Award

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation


The FSF Emerging Forensic Scientist Award will be presented on Wednesday, February 20, during the AAFS Annual Business Meeting. You’ll want to be present to congratulate recipients:

FSF Emerging Forensic Scientist Award

Michelle K. Gordon, MS and Emily R. Parchuke, BS


The FSF Henry C. Lee Scholarship will be presented on Wednesday, February 20, during the AAFS Annual Business Meeting. You’ll want to be present to congratulate recipient:

FSF Henry C. Lee Scholarship

Maria Corazon Abogado De Ungria, PhD


The FSF Warren-Young Scholarship will be presented on Wednesday, February 20, during the Annual Business Meeting. You’ll want to be present to congratulate recipient:

FSF Warren-Young Scholarship

Gustavo Rodriguez, BS, MEd


The FSF Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant will be presented on Wednesday, February 20, during the Criminalistics Section Business Meeting. You’ll want to be present to congratulate recipient:

2018-19 FSF Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant

Amanda J. Gonzalez, BA


The AAFS Regional Awards will be presented on Wednesday, February 20, during the Annual Business Meeting. You’ll want to be present to congratulate recipients:

AAFS Regional Awards

Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists: Keena Heise, BA, MS
Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists: Andrew J. Schweighardt, PhD