John Henry Laragh, M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Honors and Awards

1969 Recipient of the Stouffer Prize for Hypertension Research, American Heart Association

1975 TIME Magazine, Cover Story, January 13, 1975

1976 Recipient, Order of Merit Medal, Republic of Santo Domingo

1976 Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement

1980 Honorary Fellowship Award, American College of Clinical Pharmacology

1980 Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award, Korean Medical Association of America

1981 The Outstanding Achievement Award, American Society of Contemporary Medicine and Surgery

1990 Robert Tigerstedt Award, American Society of Hypertension

1990 John P. Peters Award, American Society of Nephrology

1993 Distinguished Alumnus Award, Cornell University Medical College

1993 Lifetime Achievement in Medicine Award, The New York Academy of Medicine

1996 Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Achievement in Cardiovascular/Metabolic Research

1999 Distinguished Achievement Award, Council for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association.

2002 Stevo Julius Award for Education in Hypertension, International Society of Hypertension

2005 The 2005 Lewis and Jack Rudin New York Prize for Medicine and Health


1977   Most frequently cited scientist, with 21 citations, 8 identified as key advances, in "The Top Ten Clinical Advances in Cardio¬¨vascular - Pulmonary Medicine and Surgery between 1945 and 1975." J.H. Comroe and R.D. Dripps. Report, January 31, 1977.

1981   Among "The 1000 Contemporary Scientists Most Cited, 1965-1978." Current Contents 41: 5-14, October 12, 1981.

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