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Bart Mann Award

Bart Mann Award for the Advancement of Sports Medicine Research

This award, in honor of AOSSM’s first Director of Research, is given to AOSSM members for serving as grant application reviewers for the NIH. The award aims to support service to the profession, enhance professional development, and provide valuable clinical perspective and expertise to NIH study sections. First-time NIH reviewers are eligible for a $5,000 cash award. Members who have served as NIH grant reviewers in the past are also eligible to receive recognition as a Bart Mann Award winner.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Member of AOSSM
  • Grant reviewer for a NIH study section

Members selected by NIH to participate on a study section will receive:

  • $5000 award (for first-time reviewers only)
  • Recognition in an AOSSM publication

Interested in becoming a first-time reviewer? Please e-mail AOSSM Research Director, Kevin Boyer, detailing your interest in serving on an NIH study section along with a current CV.

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