Rutgers University Graduate School New Brunswick
Alumni Awards received by Psychology Department Alumni
Lifetime Achievement Award
2008 Kelly D. Brownell, PhD (1977, G. Terence Wilson) Director, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University
For a lifetime of distinguished accomplishments and service to the understanding, prevention and treatment of obesity and eating disorders.
Distinguished Accomplishment in Social and Behavioral Science
2005 Alan I. Leshner, PhD (1969, George Collier) Chief Executive Officer, American Association for the Advancement of Science and Executive Publisher, Science
In recognition of his contributions to the study of hormones and behavior, his national leadership in the support of scientific research, and his unwavering championship of the scientific enterprise
2007 David Brian Abrams, PhD (1981, G. Terence Wilson) Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health
For distinguished accomplishments and service to the understanding of addictive behavior and its consequences and of effective methods of treatment.
Award for Early Career Distinction
2007 Brian Jeffrey Scholl, PhD (1999, Zenon Pylyshyn) Associate Professor, Yale University
For outstanding accomplishments and recognition in cognitive psychology in the early years of his career.
2010 Noel T. Brewer, PhD (2002, Gretchen Chapman), Assistant Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
For extraordinary early accomplishments in research and teaching in the field of the psychology of medical decision-making and risk perception.