Honoring Our Scientists

The FABBS Foundation’s “In Honor Of...” program recognizes eminent, senior scientists who have made important and lasting contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.

Current Honoree

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Alice F. Healy, PhD
College Professor of Distinction and Director of the Center for Research on Training
University of Colorado, Boulder

Alice F. Healy has been an outstanding researcher, editor, teacher, collaborator, and colleague for over four decades.  Healy is College Professor of Distinction and Director of the Center for Research on Training at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  She received her bachelor’s degree from Vassar and her doctoral degree in psychology from The Rockefeller University. After several years as assistant and associate professor at Yale, she joined the faculty at University of Colorado where she has been recognized with all three of the department’s faculty awards for research, teaching, and service.

Healy has a longstanding history of rigorous basic research with application to questions important to the general public as well as to the government and military.  Her interests span memory and cognitive processes, particularly the areas of training, long-term retention, reading, short-term memory, psycholinguistics, and political decision-making.  Reflecting the relevance of her research to crucial questions in these areas, Healy’s work has been steadily funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the United States Army, the National Science Foundation, the United States Air Force, the United States Navy, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Spencer Foundation.

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donate.jpgMake a Donation to the “In Honor Of…” Program

Thank you for your interest in making a donation through the FABBS Foundation "In Honor Of..." program. You may make a donation in honor of the current honoree or one of our past honorees. 

Selection Process

Is there an eminent, senior scientist to whom you would like to pay tribute, while simultaneously demonstrating your support for the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior? Through the FABBS Foundation "In Honor Of..." program, individuals can make donations that recognize senior scientists for his or her achievements and contributions.

The FABBS Foundation Board will periodically select honorees who have been nominated by their peers. These individuals will receive recognition on our website, including a biographical sketch, photograph, and listing of those who contributed to the honoree's campaign. This is a wonderful way to pay tribute to someone who has had a lasting impact on our sciences.

We encourage you to submit nominations for the "In Honor Of..." program to the Executive Director.