Henry A. Kokomoor Award

This award was established by the family and friends of Henry A. Kokomoor to honor his memory. It is given to an individual who epitomizes the qualities and aspirations of Henry Kokomoor, the late son of Dr. Marvin Kokomoor. Henry was tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident at the height of his career. He was a brilliant scholar with an impeccable set of ethics and morals. He had tremendous sensitivity and was endowed with tremendous innovativeness and great vision.

Each year, this award is given to an individual who is committed to scientific discovery that will aid us in our overall efforts to improve child health within this nation. An emphasis is placed on creativity, diligence of effort, and dedication.

Award Recipients

Year Recipient
2023 Taylor Gowen, M.D.
2022 Vivian Valcarce, M.D.
2021 Ezequiel Borgia, M.D.
2020 Sudha Mannemuddhu, M.D.
2019 Brian Stover, M.D.
2018 Diana Montoya-Williams, M.D.
2017 Laura Jacobson, M.D.
2016 Moanaro Biswas, Ph.D.
2015 Gabriel M. Cara Fuentes, M.D.
2014 Atul Poudel, M.D.