Joseph Cochin Young Investigator Award

This award, in memory of a respected leader in drug abuse research and a former Chairman and Executive Secretary of CPDD, was established in 1986 to recognize research contributions in any facet of the field of drug abuse.  It is given annually to an investigator who has not attained his/her 40th birthday by July 1st in the year of the award.


To Nominate an individual, upload the following in PDF format using the APPLICATION SUBMISSION LINK

1. Letter written by Nominator outlining the Nominee’s major accomplishments. Please use “nominee’s last name_accomplishments”, e.g. Jones_accomplishments in the attachment name.

2. Current copy of Nominee’s curriculum vitae. Please use “nominee’s last name_CV”, e.g. Jones_CV in the attachment name.

3. Two separate letters of support (additional nominators’ letters will not be considered). Please use “nominee’s last name_supportletter”, e.g. Jones_supportletter in the attachment name.

Further inquiries can be made to Andrew Coop, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201 (e-mail:
tel: 410-706-2029

Complete applications must be submitted on or before February 1, 2018.

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.