Albert Renold Award | American Diabetes Association


Albert Renold Award

Purpose of Award:

Given in the memory of Dr. Albert Renold to recognize an individual who has a career distinguished by outstanding achievements in mentorship and/or creation of a robust environment for diabetes research

Criteria for Selection: (Candidates can be peer or self-nominated.)

  • Principal criteria for selection process: impact as a mentor of diabetes researchers or a facilitator of a community of diabetes investigators.
  • National and international stature in diabetes research.
  • Nominee must have MD or PhD degree or equivalent.
  • Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for award.
  • Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international diabetes organizations and the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration. 
  • Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.
  • Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words, signed by no more than 3 individuals).  Application letter or nomination letter should address criteria for selection (above).
  • CV with career, mentoring, and publication highlights.  Please include biography.
  • Please include a list of current and former Mentees/Trainees. 


  • There is no lecture associated with this award.


  • The recipient receives a $5,000 honorarium.
  • Award includes two round-trip coach airfares and hotel accommodations for the duration of the meeting.
  • Includes complimentary registration to the 83rd Scientific Sessions in San Diego, CA; June 23-27, 2023. 

2023 Nomination/Submission Process:

  • Nominations must be submitted using the electronic nomination form.  All submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, September 16, 2022. 
  • Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.

All Renold nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:

  • Letter of nomination/support, whether peer or self-nominated must be no more than 400 words and signed by no more than 3 individuals.  Letter of nomination/support should address criteria for selection.
  • Nominee’s biography
  • Nominee’s CV with career and publication highlights.
  • A current list of current and former mentees/trainees to date.

Nomination Submissions:

2023 nominations must be submitted using the online submission form.

Questions?  Contact Gedeon Topacio, Program Manager, Research & Scientific Programs, by email at


The recipient is chosen by the National Scientific and Health Care Achievement Awards Committee and approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association, February 2023.