SOCIETY FOR BRAIN MAPPING AND THERAPEUTICS

Beacon of Courage and Dedication Award

Nicole Hockley & Mark Barden

2023 Award Recipient
Our Story From Tragedy To Transformation Sandy Hook Promise is a national nonprofit organization founded and led by several family members whose loved ones were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. Based in Newtown, Connecticut, our intent is to honor all victims of gun violence by turning our tragedy into a moment of transformation.

Gabriella Wright

2022 Award Recipient
Co-founder of Never Alone Initiative-The Chopra Foundation. Gabriella is an actress, model and a humanitarian and activist.

Deepak Chopra

2022 Award Recipient
Founding Chairman of the Chopra Foundation and Co-Founder of the Never Alone Initiative. Physician, entrepreneur, philanthropist, advocate, teacher and humanitarian.

Poonacha Machaiah

2022 Award Recipient
Serial entrepreneur and CEO of the Chopra Foundation. Poonacha Machaiah has over 20 years of global experience as a successful serial entrepreneur and business leader in Fortune 100 companies. Poonacha is among the new breed of emerging social entrepreneurs who are using approaches from the commercial world and employing technology to tackle social and environmental problems.

Harrison Ford

2021 Award Recipient
Ford is a private pilot of both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters, and owns an 800-acre (3.2 km2) ranch in Jackson, Wyoming, approximately half of which he has donated as a nature reserve.

Montel Williams

2020 Award Recipient
Montel Williams is American television personality, radio talk show host, and actor.

Bobak Kalhor

2019 Award Recipient
Bobak Kalhor is Writer,Director,Producer.Known For “A Dying King: The Shah of Iran”.

Jeremy Richman

2018 Award Recipient
Dr. Richman is a neuro-pharmacologist with more than 20 years of research and drug discovery experience.

Travis Roy

2017 Award Recipient
Founder, Travis Roy Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Grants & Research

William Kyle Carpenter

Corporal USMC (Ret), Medal of Honor Recipient, 2016 Award Recipient
MIAMI, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT), the leading multi-specialty association for Brain Mapping, is holding its 13th Annual World Congress for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics in Miami, FL 8-10 April 2016 in partnership with Florida International University (FIU), the Brain Mapping Foundation, Children’s Hospital Miami, Uskudar University Turkey, the Institute for Nerve Medicine, and the California Neurosurgical Institute. Other strategic partners include National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the US Army’s Office of the Surgeon General, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), the Department of State, Department of Energy, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Department of Defense (DoD) and industry leaders: X2 BioSystems Inc., Surgical Theater, Medtronic, Stryker, EIZO , Haag-Streit USA, Time Medical, Nordic NeuroLab and Compumatics.
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