Awards Committee

Awards Committee Chair: Alicia Ito Ford, Ph.D.

The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN/DIV 40) is accepting applications for the Robert A. and Phyllis Levitt Early Career Award in Neuropsychology. Eligible candidates are APA members who have received their doctoral degree within the past ten years. The winner of this award will have made a distinguished contribution to neuropsychology in one or more areas: research and scholarship, teaching and service, and/or clinical work.

The awardee will receive a $1,000 honorarium and be invited to give an address at the 2023 APA Convention.

Application requirements:

(1) Nomination letter authored by a member of SCN/DIV 40,
(2) Supporting letter from a well-established or nationally known neuropsychologist (both letters should comment upon the candidate’s work and its impact on the field),
(3) CV,
(4) Three supporting documents that provide evidence of national/international recognition (e.g., major publications, research grants, documentation of clinical or teaching techniques, a treatment protocol),
(5) Personal statement (1-page maximum) which describes professional accomplishments, long-term goals, and future challenges and directions in the field of neuropsychology.

Application procedure:  The applicant should submit all materials in a single pdf file via email to Alicia Ford, Chair, SCN/Div 40 Awards Committee.

Application deadline:  October 31, 2022

Cady Block, PhD
2021 Levitt Early Career Award Winner

The SCN Awards Committee is very pleased to announce that Cady Block, PhD from Emory University School of Medicine is the 2022 winner of the Levitt Early Career Award. Dr. Block is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology who has made substantial contributions to the field, particularly in professional service and mentoring to advance the needs of students, trainees, and early career psychologists. The committee reviewed applications from a group of very talented and dedicated early career neuropsychologists and we would like to thank all the applicants for their hard work and dedication to the field of neu­ropsychology.

Past Early Career Award Winners
2021 - Laura Zahodne, PhD2010 - Adam M. Brickman, PhD
2020 - Katherine Bangen, PhD2009 - Nancy D. Chiaravalloti, PhD
2019 - Scott Sperling, PsyD2008 - Maria T. Schultheis, PhD
2018 - Nikki H. Stricker, PhD2007 - Steven Paul Woods, PsyD
2017 - Emily Edmonds, PhD2006 - Tanis J. Ferman, PhD
2016 - Shawn McClintock, PhD2005 - Kimberly Andrews Espy, PhD
2015 - Melanie Chandler, PhD2004 - Agnes S. Chan, PhD
2014 - Jared Bruce, PhD2003 - Deborah Koltai Attix, PhD
2013 - Laura L. S. Howe, JD, PhD2002 - Jennifer J. Manly, PhD
2012 - Angela L. Jefferson, PhD2001 - Joseph H. Ricker, PhD
2011 - Monica Rivera Mindt, PhD
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