The Donlin M. Long Award honors those who have served the Johns Hopkins community in advancing the standards of pain care and embodied the institution’s dedication to alleviate suffering and pain associated with illness.
The program is coordinated by the Blaustein Pain Research Fund whose advisory board nominates and selects recipients.
About Dr. Long
Donlin M. Long, M.D., Ph.D. served as Director of Neurosurgery from 1973 until 2000, and was one of the first program directors to adopt a major interest in chronic pain. He developed an infrastructure for patient care at Johns Hopkins while advancing the standards for pain care around the world.
- Michael Polydefkis, M.D. (2018)
- Stephen T. Wegener, Ph.D. (2017)
- Xinzhong Dong, Ph.D. (2016)
- Steven P. Cohen, M.D. (2015)
- Michael A. Caterina, M.D., Ph.D. (2013)
- Srinivasa N. Raja, M.D. (2011)
- Jennifer A. Haythornthwaite, Ph.D. (2009)
- Richard A. Meyer, M.S. (2008), former Professor of Neurological Surgery and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, as well as a former chairman of the Blaustein Pain Center Research Committee. Dr. Meyer's research focused on neurophysiological and psychophysical mechanisms of acute and chronic pain
- Myron Yaster, M.D. (2006), former Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics and Neurosurgery. Dr. Yaster's research focused on pediatric pain management, including chronic, acute and post-surgical pain.
- Donlin M. Long, M.D., Ph.D. (2004)