The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Peter H. Raven
Director and Engelmann Professor of Botany
Missouri Botanical Garden and Washington University
St. Louis,Missouri USA
"For his contributions to the dynamics of plant systematics and evolution, the introduction of the concept of coevolution, and his major contribution to the international efforts to preserve biodiversity."
Presented by Dr. Neal Lane, Assistant to the President for Science & Technology, at a black-tie dinner awards ceremony at the National Building Museum, Washington, DC, Friday, December 1, 2000.