Congratulations to Professor John Beltrame for being awarded the Executive Dean's Award for Research Excellence (Senior Career category) for 2020. The award was presented by the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Professor Ben Kile, at a ceremony held on Thursday 4 February. The citation, read by Ben before presenting the award, said "... this recipient has been a long-standing member of The University of Adelaide. In the recipient's most recent role [Head, Department of Medical Specialities, Adelaide Medical School], they have responsibility of supervising over 900 affiliates and 20 staff. In addition, they have published over 93 papers [in the last 5 years] and in 2020 were identified as the Australian researcher with the highest number of citations for papers published in the last five years in the top 20 journals in their field. The recipient has contributed to many successful grant applications, with 7 currently active, including 3 NHMRC grants. Well recognised at all levels for their expertise and leadership in the field of cardiovascular medicine…the recipient is Professor John Beltrame". [photo supplied by The University of Adelaide: L-R, Professors Ben Kile and John Beltrame]. .