The New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM) Honor Award recognizes a professional member who has provided significant contributions to both NEACSM and the field of exercise science, and is the highest honor bestowed by the chapter. The recipient of this award is recognized at the NEACSM Annual meeting.
2015 NEACSM Honor Award Recipient Dr. William Kraemer The New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM) is proud to recognize Dr. William Kraemer as the 2015 Honor Award recipient. Dr. Kraemer is a full professor in the Department of Human Sciences at The Ohio State University and is a past-president of NEACSM. Dr. Kraemer is a world-renowned expert in the field of resistance training research and has received over 40 million dollars in grant funding in a career that spans the past 40 years. Recently Dr. Kraemer gave the distinguished Joseph B. Wolffe Memorial Lecture at the 2015 ACSM Annual Meeting titled The Scientific Evolution of Resistance Training. Dr. Kraemer has received numerous accolades and awards and is one of the most respected researchers in the field of exercise physiology with over 450 publications and more than 1000 presentations, abstracts, and invited lectures. Dr. Kraemer has also served as mentor to over 30 doctoral fellows, 150 masters students, and countless numbers of undergraduates. To honor his selfless dedication to his profession and the field of exercise physiology, NEACSM is proud to name Dr. William Kraemer as the recipient of the 2015 Honor Award.
Congratulations to all of our 2015 Award Recipients:
David N. Camaione 2015 Doctoral Scholarship: Katherine LaBarbera, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Mark Connolly Memorial 2015 Masters Scholarship: Sarah Burkart, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Robert S. Axtell 2015 Undergraduate Scholarship: Emily Anne Larson, University of New Hampshire
Lawrence E. Armstrong 2015 Minority Scholarship: Yuri Hosokawa, University of Connecticut
NEACSM 2015 Undergraduate Research Award: Lexie Basiliere, University of New England
NEACSM 2015 Undergraduate Research Award: Kaylee Pobocik, University of New England
NEACSM 2015 Undergraduate Research Award: Mallory Morin, University of New England
Donna Murphy 2015 Service Scholarship: Christine Greenwood, Central Connecticut State University
NEACSM 2015 New Investigator Award: Lindsey K. Lepley, University of Connecticut
NEACSM Honor Award Recipients-
1986- Howard G. Knuttgen 1987- James A. Vogel; Beverly A. Bullen; Lyle J. Micheli; and Robert C. Cantu 1988- Lorraine Bloomquist; David N. Camaione; and Paul Thompson 1989- Kent B. Pandolf 1990- W. Jay Gillespie; and Donald Mahler 1991- Thomas Rowland 1992- Gary Skrinar 1993- Thomas Manfredi; and Lee Cunningham 1994- Nancy Clark 1995- 1996- Lawrence Armstrong 1997- Carold Ewing-Garber 1998- Linda Pescatello 1999- Priscilla Clarkson 2000- Carl Maresh 2001- Bernard Clark 2002- Robert Axtell 2003- Dino Costanzo; and Patty Freedson 2004- Deborah Riebe 2005- Nancy O'Hare 2006- Kyle McInnis 2007- Nancy Rodriquez 2008- John Castellani 2009- 2010- Charlie Chatterton 2011- Lara Carlson 2012- Robert Kenefick 2013- Stella Volpe 2014- Pete Ronai