NOMINATIONS FOR THE FAS MEDALISTThe Florida Academy of Sciences encourages its members to submit formal nominations for candidates to be considered as the 2018 Medalist.Nomination Procedure: The medal is presented each year at the annual meeting to a resident of the State of Florida who has contributed in an outstanding manner to the promotion of scientific research, to the stimulation of interest in the sciences, or to the diffusion of scientific knowledge. The candidate need not hold the Ph.D. He or she may be a research scientist, a philanthropist, an educator, a journalist, a science fair coordinator, or a member of industry, government, or other organization and who has met the criteria given above.

A nomination form and a list of previous Medalists are available on the Academy’s website at http://www.floridaacademyofsciences.org/annual-meeting/awards/

Please send the completed form to Dr. Sanjay Sesodia, School of Podiatric Medicine, Barry University, 11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami Shores, FL 33161. Your nomination form must arrive no later than 9 December 2017. The Committee might ask you to obtain a copy of your nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae.