ASH Marvin Moser Clinical Hypertension Award
ASH announced a new award in 2009, the
Marvin Moser Clinical Hypertension Award. The Marvin Moser Clinical Hypertension Award recognizes a qualified Hypertension
Clinician for his or her dedication to the treatment and care of hypertensive
patients. The award is presented at the ASH Annual Scientific Meeting.
The award recipient receives a $5,000 honorarium, given by the Hypertension
Education Foundation, as well as complimentary registration to the ASH
Annual Scientific Meeting and reimbursement for travel expenses and hotel
accommodations for two nights to attend the Annual Meeting. In addition,
the award recipient is recognized at the ASH Annual Scientific Meeting
during the Awards Plenary Session.
||Must have been involved in treating hypertensive patients as a major component
of his or her practice experience
||Must be currently active in teaching
||May have had an active role in developing guidelines and in clinical trials
that focus on improving blood pressure control
||May be involved in community programs
||Only ASH Members can nominate candidates
||Sponsor submission of complete name, address, phone/fax numbers, and e-mail
address of nominee
||Signed letter of nomination articulating major contributions of nominee
to the treatment and care of hypertensive patients
||At least one additional supporting letter
||Complete curriculum vitae
Please send all nomination materials to:
American Society of Hypertension, Inc.
45 Main Street, suite #712
Brooklyn, NY 11201
The American Society of Hypertension is pleased to announce the recipient
of the ASH Marvin Moser Clinical Hypertension Award. This award recognizes
a qualified Hypertension Clinician for his or her dedication to the treatment
and care of hypertensive patients.
The 2014 Award was presented during the ASH Twenty-Ninth Annual Scientific
Meeting during the Awards Plenary Session on Monday, May 19, 2014.
2014 Award Recipient
Sandra J. Taler, MD, FASH
Consultant, Division of Nephrology/Hypertension
Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine
Dr. Sandra J. Taler is a Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester,
Minnesota where she is a Staff Consultant in the Division of Nephrology
and Hypertension. A graduate of Mayo Medical School, she completed her
Internal Medicine Residency at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis,
Minnesota followed by fellowships in Hypertension and Nephrology at Boston
University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. She joined the staff
at Mayo Clinic in 1988.
Dr. Taler’s clinical and research interests include treatment of
resistant hypertension, secondary hypertension, post-transplant hypertension,
and the evaluation and follow-up of living kidney donors.
Dr. Taler served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Hypertension
(as a board member, secretary and vice-president) and chairs the ASH Specialist
Examination. She has been actively involved in Hypertension education
at Mayo Clinic and at the national level. Dr. Taler served on the panel
appointed to the 8th Joint National Committee (JNC-8) and is an author
of the 2014 Evidence Based Guideline.
Dr. Taler is a fellow of the American Society of Hypertension, the American
Heart Association Council for High Blood Pressure Research, and the American
College of Physicians and an American Society of Hypertension Specialist
in Clinical Hypertension. She received the Mayo Clinic Laureate Award
in 2011 for her high personal integrity, motivation and assistance of
others and excellence in clinical skills.