Steven E. Hyman Award

The Steven E. Hyman Award for Distinguished Service to the Field of Neuroethics is bestowed annually to members of the scientific community at the INS Annual Meeting. Recipients of the award are chosen by the Society's current president, immediate past president, and president-elect. The award was initiated in 2016 by the INS Board of Directors to recognize people who have helped develop the field of neuroethics and who have contributed to the INS. 

Recipients

2022

James Bernat

 

2021

Patricia Churchland

 

2020

Walter Koroshetz

 

2019

Martha Farah

 

2018

Helen Mayberg

Then INS President Hank Greely said, “We are thrilled to present this award to Helen Mayberg. Her insistence on the importance of ethical issues in deep brain stimulation research and practice has been consistent, energetic, and effective."

Hank Greely, Helen Mayberg and Judy Illes

Hank Greely, Helen Mayberg and Judy Illes

2017

William Safire

The award was posthumously presented to Ed Rover and Barbara Gill of the Dana Foundation.

2016

Steven E. Hyman

The inaugural award went to Steve Hyman for his contributions to the early formation of the neuroethics field, service as the Society's first president from 2008–2014, and continued support for growth of the Society.