Jonathan Reader receives research service award

The Office of Vice President for Research awarded Jonathan Reader, M.S., Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center Data Core Manager with the 2023 Research Data Management and Analysis Staff Award.

This award honors staff members for important contributions to the University’s research mission through exceptional performance by going beyond the ordinary fulfillment of position duties.

“Of the 50,000 research staff across campus, Jon was the single person to receive this award for Data Management and Analysis. This is something to be tremendously proud of,” said Kelly Bakulski, Ph.D., Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center Data Core Lead.    

Jonathan also received outstanding comments from his nominators:

“…if anybody at the University deserves the award, it is without a doubt Jonathan Reader. He has gone above and beyond to earn this honor. His work is always professional and beyond question,” said Arijit K. Bhaumik, Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center Research Administrator.  

“I cannot speak enough about Jon’s accomplishments…. this is the first time that we have had a truly responsive data core team that is willing to go out and look for questions that the collaborating teams or cores may have, said Bruno Giordani, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Neurology, and Psychology and Associate Director of the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

Jonathan was given this award among 12 other recipients across various areas of the university. The awards were selected by Rebecca Cunningham, vice president for research.

“Our reputation as a leading public research university is a direct reflection of our tremendous research staff, and this year’s 12 award recipients truly embody the many talented and dedicated teams that continue to drive our research enterprise to new heights,” said Cunningham.

Read more about the award and selected recipients in the announcement from OVPR.