Committee on Awards


Committee Charges

  • Choose Aebersold Award recipient.
  • Evaluate competitive applications and select recipients of ERF-funded grants and awards for physicians, scientists, and students. 
  • Develop criteria, award processes and related materials for new SNMMI grants and awards.
  • Conduct an annual review of current ERF funded grants and awards that are non-donor designated to determine their usefulness in meeting needs of the nuclear medicine and molecular imaging community and in advancing the Society’s strategic goals and value initiatives.
  • Recommend to the SNMMI Board of Directors grant and award fund raising opportunities and prioritization.
  • Report on the grants and awards program to the SNMMI Board of Directors and House of Delegates.
Committee Reports

Committee Members


  • Chair, Peter Herscovitch, MD, FACP, FRCPC, FSNMMI
  • Vice-Chair, Hossein Jadvar, MD, PhD, MPH, MBA, FACNM, FSNMMI
  • SNMMI Staff Liaison, Lawrence A. Dilworth, Director of Development
  • SNMMI Staff Liaison, Teresa Ellmer, MIS, CNMT, Senior Manager Grants and Development
  • Robert W. Atcher, PhD, MBA, FSNMMI
  • KG Bennett, MD
  • Weibo Cai, PhD
  • Ming-Kai Chen, MD, PhD
  • Hazem Chehabi, MD, FACNM
  • Gary Dillehay, MD, FACNM, FACR, FSNMMI
  • Frederic Fahey, DSc, FSNMMI
  • Munir Ghesani, MD, FACNM
  • Stanley Goldsmith, MD, FSNMMI
  • Jacob Hooker, PhD
  • Adam Kesner, PhD
  • Suzanne Lapi, PhD
  • Jason Lewis, PhD
  • Robert Mach, PhD
  • Osama Mawlawi, PhD
  • Jonathon Nye, PhD
  • Todd Peterson, PhD
  • Sally Schwarz, MS, RPh, BCNP, FAPhA, FSNMMI
  • Steve Thorne, PhD
  • Chair SNMMI-TS Grants & Awards, Joyce Zimmerman, MBA, CNMT