Distinguished Scientific Contributions (Division 50)
This award recognizes a division member who has made distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to research in the addictions field, or has made distinguished theoretical or empirical advances leading to the understanding or amelioration of practical important problems in the field. This contribution could be for either a single extraordinary achievement or a lifetime of work.
The Div. 50 award categories are rotated every year:
- Distinguished Scientific Contributions and Distinguished Career Contributions to Education and Training are awarded in odd-numbered years.
- Distinguished Scientific Contributions to the Application of Psychology and Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Public Interest are awarded in even-numbered years.
More information is available on the Div. 50 award descriptions webpage.