The Wound Healing Foundation is excited to announce the H. Paul Ehrlich Rising Star in Wound Healing award. Dr. Ehrlich was a nationally and internationally recognized scientist in wound healing and scar research, who made a major impact in protein and collagen synthesis and catabolism in wound healing. Dr. Ehrlich was a founding member of the Wound Healing Society and its second president. Dr Ehrlich faithfully served the Wound Healing Foundation continuously as a Board of Director for 13 years and as Foundation Awards Chair for 15 years. He was a staunch supporter of young investigator research and a great mentor. He understood how much an award could impact a young investigator's career, and he made major contributions to the success of numerous research and educational efforts of the Foundation and the Society.
Award nomination criteria:
The $1,000 Award is given to a promising nominee with leadership potential in wound healing research. Applicants must:
- Be a member of the Wound Healing Society
- Be within their 10 years of independent research position
- Have demonstrated commitment to wound healing research via multiple publications in this area in the last 5 years
- Each nominee is nominated by a member of the Wound Healing Society via a nomination letter which includes:
- Name, degree and position of the nominee.
- A list of wound healing-related publications in the last 5 years.
- Statement regarding the rationale for the nomination that includes
- Detailed contribution of the nominee to the wound healing research
- Nominee's commitment to wound healing research
- Nominee's potential to become a leader within the wound healing community
- Two to three (2-3) additional letters of recommendation from the nominee's mentors and/or established investigators in wound healing community.