Awards


  • Selected for 2016-17 Society of Behavioral Medicine Mid-Career Leadership Institute (2016)
  • Outstanding Student Research Award (to my mentee). Awarded for Corbin B, Colditz JB, Raithel A, Switzer GE, Sidani JE, Klatt P, Primack BA. The SMARxT Media Literacy Program: A Pilot Study to Improve Evidence?Based Prescribing among Medical Residents. Oral Presentation. 37th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Washington, DC. April 1, 2016. (2016)
  • Outstanding Research Award. Awarded for Primack BA, Shensa A, Sidani JE, Hoffman BL, Soneji S, James AE, Sargent JD, Fine MJ. Initiation of Cigarette Smoking after E- cigarette Use: A Nationally?Representative Study. Oral Presentation. 37th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Washington, DC. March 30, 2016. (2016)
  • Outstanding Medical Student Research Mentor (2014)
  • Outstanding Medical Student Research Mentor (2013, received twice)
  • Standing NIH Study Section Member (2012-2016)
  • Best Student Research and Travel Award (to my mentee). Awarded for Carroll MV, Shensa A, Primack BA. A comparison of internet videos related to cigarette and hookah tobacco smoking. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. March 15, 2012. (2012)
  • Best Student Research Award (to my mentee). Awarded for Nuzzo E, Rice KR, Sargent JD, Primack BA. Alcohol brand appearances in U.S. popular music. Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting 2011. Washington, DC. April 30, 2011. (2011)
  • University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Junior Research Scholar Award (2010)
  • Top Early Career Researcher Award, Society of Behavioral Medicine (2010)
  • Best Poster Award, Association for Clinical Research Training and Society for Clinical and Translational Science. Awarded for Primack BA, Dilmore TC, Switzer GE, Bryce CL, Seltzer DL, Li J, Landsittel D, Kapoor WN, Rubio DM. Burnout among early career clinical investigators. Joint Annual Meeting of the Association for Clinical Research Training and Society for Clinical and Translational Science, Washington, DC, April 2010. (2010)
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Physician Faculty Scholar Award (2006-2009)
  • Bronze Telly Award for Video Production (2006)
  • Society of Adolescent Medicine New Investigator of the Year (2006)
  • University of Pittsburgh Provost's Innovation in Education Award (2005)
  • American Cancer Society Program Award in Cancer Control (2003)
  • Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care, Who's Who Among Emerging Leaders (2002-2014)
  • Saint Margaret Hospital Outstanding Teaching Resident Award (2002)
  • First in class of 1999, Emory University School of Medicine (1999)
  • Summa cum laude, Emory University School of Medicine (1999)
  • Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (1998)
  • Gaston Award for service to the community while in medical school (1997)
  • Robert W. Woodruff Fellowship in Medicine: full four-year scholarship and stipend (1995)
  • Niger National Champion, international French mathematics competition (1992)
  • Yale University Saybrook College Fellows' Prize (1991)
  • Distinction in the English major, Yale University (1991)
  • Magna cum laude, Yale University (1991)
  • Yale Commencement Day Speaker, Class of 1991 (1991)