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.
|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.|
|2013||David M. Markusic, Ph.D.|