Registration is Open for the 17th Matilda White Riley Honors

Registration is officially open for the 17th Matilda White Riley Behavioral and Social Sciences Honors. The event recognizes both emerging scientists and leaders in the field whose research reflects Dr. Matilda White Riley’s vision of research excellence in health-related behavioral and social sciences.

Matilda White Riley was a celebrated scientist and member of the National Academy of Sciences whose work and leadership left a lasting impact on behavioral and social sciences across the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and beyond.

Registration for the event is required and the Distinguished Lecturer will be Dr. Bernice Pescosolido, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Indiana University.

The presentation will be recorded and available in about two weeks on the NIH website. Closed captioning will be available for the event. People who need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Allison Hurst at


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