A.J. Ladman Exemplary Service Award

Presented periodically to a member distinguished in the field of anatomical sciences who has provided exceptional service to the Association and/or mentorship in the discipline

Criteria and Eligibility

  • Must be a member to submit nominations. 
  • Application materials submitted by the nominator: 
    • Nomination form
    • Letter of recommendation outlining the qualifications of the nominee
    • Nominees CV reflecting Service to the Association and/or in the discipline
  • Reviewed by the Nominating Committee


October 20


$2,000 Travel to AAA Annual Meeting

Lynne A. Opperman, Ph.D., FAAA

2021 Recipient

I felt honored and delighted to receive this award, which recognizes years of service to the AAA and mentoring of many generations of AAA members. I was involved in AAA from my earliest years as an assistant professor through my now mature career stage... Read more.