Laird Cermak influenced the field of neuropsychology in many ways, and was an active participant in the early years of MNS. Dr. Cermak conducted groundbreaking studies of encoding and retrieval processes in amnesic patients; founded the Memory Disorders Research Society, was president of Division 40 (Society for Clinical Neuropsychology) of the American Psychological Association, edited the journal Neuropsychology, and mentored a generation of students. He was known for his experimental research of neuropsychological disorders, and was a pioneer in applying the neuropsychological perspective on memory with the techniques and approaches of experimental cognitive psychology.
|2018||Margaret O’Connor, Ph.D.|
|2015||Doreen Rentz, Ph.D.|
|2010||Scott Hayes, Ph.D.|
|2008||Brandon A. Ally, Ph.D.|
|2006||Mieke H. Verfaellie, Ph.D.|
|2003||Kelly Sullivan Giovanello, Ph.D.|
|2000||Andrew Budson, M.D.|