Dr. Volker Nickeleit is the recipient of the 2018 Jacob Churg Award for his outstanding contributions to the field of Renal Pathology.

The Jacob Churg Award is presented annually at the USCAP RPS dinner to an individual who has made major contributions to the field of nephropathology. The award was established by Barnert Hospital where Dr. Churg spent a substantial portion of his career prior to his retirement in 1996. Awardees are nominated by RPS members and selected by the Nominations and Awards Committee.