Dr. Sunil Kumar Aggarwal’s
Awards and Honors Received
Recipient of Global Health Pathway Certificate, 2009, with service as Student Representative on UW Global Health Department Curriculum Development
Profiled in Chronicle of Higher Education, November 2009, for policy work on cannabis in the AMA (November 22, 2009, ―A Crusader for Cannabis‖)
Oregon Medical Cannabis Rick Bayer Award Recipient, November 2009, fromOregon NORML, commemorating Dr. Rick Bayer, MD, chief petitioner of the 1998 Oregon Medical Marijuana Act
Poncin Scholarship recipient, 2008-2010.
Designated External Reviewer for AMA‘s Council on Science and Public Health Report on ―Use of Cannabis for Medicinal Purposes‖, 2009.
Freedom Fighter of the Month, High Times magazine, March 2008.
Designated Expert in Medical Marijuana by University of Washington Media Relations, 2007.
Travel Grant Awardee, Student Physicians for Social Responsibility, 2006.
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, 2005-ongoing. Honored at First-Year National Fellowship and Graduate School Medal Awards Reception,4/6/06.
Mental Diversity Scholar, Center for Cognitive Liberty & Ethics, Davis, CA, 2006.
Honors evaluations in Clinical Epidemiology; Medicine, Health and Society; and Psycho-pharmacology, UW School of Medicine, 2004.
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 1998.
Chemistry Honors Student, UC Berkeley College of Chemistry, 1999, 2000, 2001
UC Berkeley Kraft Scholarship, 4.00 GPA freshman year, 1998
Howard Memorial Scholarship, UC Berkeley College of Chemistry, 1998
Golden Key National Honor Society Inductee, UC Berkeley, 1999
Outstanding Tutor Award, Honor Students‘ Society, UC Berkeley, 1998
Distinguished Member Award, Honor Students‘ Society: for most community service hours, UC Berkeley, 1998
US National Chemistry Olympiad Team member, first from Oklahoma, 1997
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship, 1997
National Merit Scholarship, 1997