Nominated by LAMA peers award honorees represent outstanding service in Laboratory Management
The Charles River Medallion
2022 Charles River Medallion Award Recipient – Amanda Coldwell
The Charles River Medallion, is given in recognition of distinguished contributions to the field of laboratory animal management by an administrator/manager who is a current member of the Laboratory Animal Management Association (LAMA) and is currently engaged in Laboratory Animal Management.
U. Kristina Stephens Award
2013-14 U. Kristina Stephens Award Recipient – Leah Curtin
The U. Kristina Stephens Award is given for outstanding and exceptional service to the Laboratory Animal Management Association (LAMA).
Special Service Awards
Special Service Award Recipients
LAMA has always prided itself on recognizing members who contribute to the success of the Association. Normally given at the discretion of the current president Special Service awards are presented at the annual meeting.
William O. Umiker Memorial Award
2018 William O. Umiker Memorial Award Recipient – Jim Cox
The William O. Umiker Memorial Award is given to a LAMA member in good standing who has demonstrated a commitment to the field of laboratory animal management education through contributions to LAMA’s publications, published articles, books and presentations at seminars and workshops.
Ron Orta Memorial Award
2021 Ron Orta Award Recipient – Anne Kuszpit
In memory of Ron Orta, LAMA will present an annual award to an individual actively employed in lab animal vivarium operations, management or administration that presents a professional/managerial presentation at our LAMA/ATA Annual Meeting.
The Cammie Symonowicz Ambassador Award
2022 Cammie Symonowicz Ambassador Award Recipient – Diana Baumann
The Cammie Symonowicz Ambassador Award is a new award in 2022. It is given in recognition of outstanding contributions in promoting LAMA and the field of laboratory animal management by a current member of the Laboratory Animal Management Association (LAMA) and the Allied Trade Association (ATA). The Award is sponsored in 2022 by Bristol Myers Squibb.