Annual Meeting

AAAP Founders’ Award Recipients

Presented by AAAP to an outstanding member of the community who works in the field of addiction and who has contributed significantly to the science, teaching, treatment, or public policy in the addictions.

  • 1986: John Ewing, MD and Nancy Reagan
  • 1988: Steny Hoyer and Jerome Jaffe, MD
  • 1989: E. Mansell Pattison, MD
  • 1990: Jack Mendelson, MD
  • 1991: Melvin Sabshin
  • 1995: Carolyn Robinowitz, MD
  • 1997: General Barry McCaffrey and Garnet F. Coleman
  • 1998: Alan I Leshner, Ph.D. and Charles P. O’Brien, MD, Ph.D.
  • 1999: Steven Mirin, MD, APA
  • 2000: Edward J. Khantzian, MD
  • 2001: Richard J. Frances, MD
  • 2002: Sheldon Miller, MD
  • 2003: Alan Leshner, PhD
  • 2004: Marc Galanter, MD
  • 2005: Nora Volkow, MD
  • 2006: Bertha Madras, PhD
  • 2007: Thomas Kosten, MD
  • 2008: Richard Rosenthal, MD
  • 2009: Thomas McClellan, PhD
  • 2010: Kathleen Brady, MD, PhD
  • 2011: Joseph Westermeyer, MD
  • 2012: Stephen Scheiber, MD
  • 2013: Michael Gendel, MD
  • 2014: George Koob, MD, PhD
  • 2015: Frances Levin, MD
  • 2016: David Lewis, MD
  • 2017: John Renner, Jr., MD