Established in 2012, the Phoebe Leboy Professional Development Award is named in honor of the legacy and contributions of Dr. Phoebe Leboy. Dr. Leboy was a longstanding ASBMR member who tirelessly championed ASBMR programs and initiatives including her lifelong dedication to mentoring young investigators. She carried out a number of important studies on the inequities faced by women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics and made it her mission to see these barriers removed.
The Phoebe Leboy Professional Development Award is for a female young investigator who resides outside the United States. The award will provide the resources needed for the selected individual to attend the ASBMR Annual Meeting, mentorship from senior women in related areas of research, and membership in ASBMR. The award amount is up to $2,000 USD. Preference will be given to an applicant residing in an emerging or developing country, for a complete list of ASBMR designating developing countries, click here.
- Must not work or reside in the United States
- Must be a female young investigator in the bone field within five years of completion of a Ph.D., M.D., residency training or international equivalent
- Must plan to submit an abstract to the ASBMR Annual Meeting
- Must be a current ASBMR member for less than 5 years
To be considered for the Phoebe Leboy Award, you must submit an abstract and select the box for "ASBMR Phoebe Leboy Professional Development Award" in the Award Consideration section under General Information. The ASBMR 2022 Annual Meeting Abstract Center is now accepting submissions! Click here to visit the Abstract Center for more information or to submit your abstract. The deadline is Wednesday, May 4, 2022.
The award amount is up to $2,000 to help cover flights, housing and any other travel costs to attend the Annual Meeting plus Annual Meeting registration. If awarded the Phoebe Leboy Award, the awardee commits to submitting an abstract to the 2022 ASBMR Annual Meeting and attending the meeting from September 9 - 12, 2022.