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Research Grants & Awards

 

 

 

 

 

Research Grants

 

Looking for funds to support your laser research projects?


The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. (ASLMS) annually awards research projects designed to foster the development and use of lasers and other energy based technologies in medical and surgical applications. In addition, as many as four student grants of $5,000 each may be awarded each year.


We invite you to learn more about these research and grant opportunities and to consider applying if you feel you are eligible. You may also enjoy reading about our most recent non-student and student recipients.


ASLMS Research Grants
A. Ward Ford Memorial Research Grant


Would you like to contribute?


Be a part of discovering new and exciting medical applications by making a contribution.


A contribution to the ASLMS Research Fund provides a way for every member to participate in important research efforts.


A pledge to the Advancement of Laser Medicine Endowment Fund ensures our efforts to fund research will continue to make a significant difference in improving patient care.


ASLMS Research Fund
Leon Goldman Circle - Advancement of Laser Medicine Endowment Fund

 

 

 

 

 

Awards

 

Each year at the Annual Conference, a number of prestigious awards are presented to individuals whose achievements have made a significant contribution to the field of lasers and energy-based devices for medicine. The award recipients are chosen from a pool of nominations.

 

Please take a few minutes to nominate a deserving individual for one of these awards.


Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Professional Development Awards

Distinguished Contributor Award This award was established in 2007 by Candela Corporation, Cynosure, and DEKA to recognize an individual who has played a significant role in industry with multiple accomplishments. It is given in memory of the genius, leadership, and commitment of Dr. Horace Furumoto.

 

Young Investigator Award This award was established in 2007 by Candela Corporation, Cynosure, and DEKA to recognize and encourage the development of future technology innovators and leaders. It is given in memory of the genius, leadership, and commitment of Dr. Horace Furumoto.


Caroline and William Mark Memorial Award

This award was established in 1982 to recognize individuals for their accomplishments in either the research or clinical field, based on their lifetime contribution to laser technology. It is given in memory of Caroline and William Mark, who were pivotal in the formation of The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.


Leon Goldman Memorial Award

This award was established in 1998 to recognize a practicing physician whose career demonstrates excellence in clinical research, patient care, or education, related to medical lasers. It is given in memory of the many contributions of Leon Goldman, M.D., the “Father of Laser Medicine.”


Ellet H. Drake Memorial Award

This award was established in 1995 to recognize a practicing physician who has contributed to innovative laser procedures and/or laser products for medicine. It is given in memory of Ellet Drake, M.D., co-founder of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.


Excellence in Laser Nursing/Allied Health Award

This award was established in 1991 to recognize outstanding nursing and allied health contributions to ASLMS and the advancement of joint practice in laser medicine and surgery. It is given in recognition of candidates who have promoted laser nursing in medicine through demonstrated expertise, consistent professional conduct, and exceptional standards of practice.

 
 
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