Awards and Recognition

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Awards and Recognition Committee

The UC Davis Emeriti Association Awards and Recognition Committee coordinates and is responsible for the distribution of three awards given annually by the association. These awards are:


The 2018–2019 Dickson Professorships Awards are announced:

2017-2018 Dickson Award winners
The 2017–2018 winners were presented at the Chancellor's Luncheon in January 2018. From left: Frederic Troy, II, Martha Macri, Peter Hays, Provost Ralph Hexter, and MRC Greenwood.

This year the UC Davis Emeriti Association have selected two individuals to receive the 2018–2019 Dickson Professorship. This award is given to individuals who continue high value research after their retirement. The following Professor Emeriti were selected from an excellent group of researchers.

  • Professor Emerita Carolyn Chantry, Pediatrics; “Strengthening Babies Through Mobile Health” 
  • Professor Emeritus Anthony Philipps, School of Medicine; “Pediatric Heart Disease Training in Haiti”

The Dickson Award recipients will be recognized at the Chancellor's Luncheon for Academic Retirees and Emeriti in January 2019.


The 2019 UC Davis Distinguished Emeritus/a Award announced

The UC Davis Emeriti Association is pleased to announce that Professor Emeritus Robert Cardiff has been selected to receive the UC Davis Distinguished Emeritus award for 2018. This recognition is awarded annually to honor outstanding scholarly work or service performed by a UC Davis emeritus/a since retirement by the UCDEA. Dr. Cardiff, Center for Comparative Medicine at the UC Davis, remains one of the most productive research faculty at UC Davis. More on the UC Davis Distinguished Emeritus/a Award page.


Prestigious Constantine Panunzio Distinguished Emeriti Award

The Constantine Panunzio Distinguished Emeriti Award is a UC-systemwide award that honors emeritus/emerita in the humanities or social sciences for outstanding scholarly work or educational service performed since retirement. Read more.