Joseph Stokes Award

History of the Award:

Presented annually, the Stokes Award commemorates Joseph Stokes III, MD (1924–1989), the famed cardiologist and epidemiologist who contributed so much to the field as well as to the ASPC. The award is bestowed on individuals who have demonstrated a lifetime achievement in preventive cardiology.


Previous Winners of the Joseph Stokes Award:

2020 Paul Ridker, MD, MPH
2019 Daniel Levy, MD
2018 Neil Stone, MD
2017 Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM
2016 Aaron Folsom, MD
2015 Virgil Brown, MD
2014 Nanette Wenger, MD
2013 Sidney C. Smith Jr., MD
2012 Jeremiah Stamler, MD
2011 William B. Kannel, MD, MPH
2010 Ezra Amsterdam, MD
2009 Lewis Kuller, MD, PhD

2008 Robert Eckel, MD
2007 John Robin Crouse III, MD
2006 Darwin Labarthe, MD, MPH, PhD
2005 Stephen P. Fortmann, MD
2004 Curt Furberg, MD
2003 Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD
2002 Philip Greenland, MD
2001 Michael Criqui, MD, MPH
2000 Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH
1999 John W. Farquhar, MD & Russell V. Luepker, MD
1998 Gerald Berenson, MD
1997 Thomas A. Pearson, MD, PhD
1996 Elaine Stone, PhD, MPH