Dr. Jamie Edgin receives award for Distinguished Contribution to Science

Oct. 23, 2020
Jamie Edgin, Ph.D.

Dr. Edgin is an Associate Professor in the Cognition and Neural Systems program in the Psychology Department of the University of Arizona. Her area of research is the neuroscience of developmental disorders. She is receiving this award for her current work on the role of sleep in Down Syndrome. Dr. Edgin volunteers her time with several organizations associated with developmental disabilities to bring the latest research to persons with disabilities.

Jamie Edgin, Ph.D. accepted the Distinguished Contribution to Science Research award on October 23rd via zoom as part of the Arizona Psychological Association & Arizona Psychological Foundation 2020 awards.

"Research and scholarship are the scientific foundations of psychology. It honors those who disseminate their scholarship through undergraduate and graduate teaching. Scholars mentor their students to value intellectual curiosity, scientific methodology, and critical reasoning. The Distinguished Contribution to Science award recognizes Arizona psychologists who conduct research that improves the lives of others."

This is a very well-deserved award for Jamie’s outstanding contributions to our understanding of Down Syndrome and her advocacy for people with developmental disabilities in the State of Arizona and around the world. Congratulations, Jamie!