H. Richard Tyler Award

Type: Prize

Name: H. Richard Tyler Award

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Sponsoring Institution: American Academy of Neurology


This award encourages historical research using the AAN Rare Books Collection at the Bernard Becker Medical Library at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. The H. Richard Tyler Award—named in recognition of the neurologist’s generous donation to the collection—provides up to $1,200 for research expenses.

The AAN Rare Books Collection consists of more than 3,000 classic textbooks and monographs predating the founding of the AAN in 1948 and the contemporary period of medical publishing. The collection has become one of the most important research resources for the history of neurology and the neurosciences, both nationally and internationally. For more information about the collection, visit the Archives and Rare Books section of the Becker Library Website. View past awards recipients

Recipient will receive up to $1,200 for research expenses


  1. Open to anyone, but preference given to AAN Members.
  2. Must submit a proposal that includes a hypothesis for use, background, and objective.
  3. Must submit a CV.
  4. Opportunity must be used within one year.
  5. Must submit their final research paper.
  6. Must submit an evaluation on the use of the collection afterwards.

For more information, please contact Katie Boyle (612)928-6034 or kboyle@aan.com.

To apply, visit https://www.aan.com/research-and-awards/h-richard-tyler-award/

Contact Information:
Katie Boyle

Posted: September 15, 2017