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About Pharmacoepidemiology

ISPE Award Winners

The ISPE Board of Directors is committed to recognition of excellence, both at the ICPE and for the Society. To that end, the Board creates and regularly recognizes special awards and other recognitions.

Sustained Scientific Excellence Award and Lecture

This award is presented from time to time to recognize an active investigator for sustained scientific excellence in the field of pharmacoepidemiology.

The candidate must be an investigator who is actively engaged in state of the art research in pharmacoepidemiology, as defined broadly, who has exhibited sustained scientific excellence in the field.

Harry A. Guess, MD, PhD, 2005
Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH, FISPE, 2006

Distinguished/Outstanding Service Award

The Board presents this award to members who have provided significant leadership, dedication and contributions to the Society.

Hugh H. Tilson, MD, MPH, DrPH, FISPE, 2002
Jacques Le Lorier, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FISPE, 2005
Frank May, MAppSci (Pharmacy) FISPE, 2006
Susana Perez Gutthann, MD, MPH, PhD, FISPE, 2012
Byung-Joo Park, MD, PhD, FISPE, 2013

Honorary Lifetime Fellow

From time to time, ISPE honors individuals to celebrate special accomplishments (e.g. an honorific citation during an annual meeting) or lifetime productivity (e.g. at the time of retirement), or upon another special occasion. Under such circumstances, ISPE may choose to present such an honoree with Honorary/Lifetime membership.

Hugh H. Tilson, MD, MPH, DrPH, FISPE, 2004
Ronald D. Mann, MD, FRCP, FRCGP, FFPM, FISPE, 2010 deceased

Stanley A. Edlavitch Award

The Board created The 'Stanley A. Edlavitch' award at the time of retirement of the Society's first Executive Director, Dr. Stanley Edlavitch.

Sean Hennessy, FISPE, 1998
Bing Cai, 1999
Colin R. Sharpe, 2000
Ilona Csizmadi, 2001
Anke Maitland-vander Zee, 2002
Mette Norgaard, 2003
Wanning Xu, 2004
Marie Helen Bouchard, 2005
Jeroen J. Derijks, 2006
Diane van Wieren-de Wijer, 2007

Jochem G. Gregoor, 2008
Charlotte van Noord, 2009
Caitlyn Wilke, 2010
Shirley V. Wang, 2011
Muhammad Zubair Afzal, 2012
Anna Byrjalsen, 2013
Jin-Liern Hong, 2014
Andrea L. Schaffer, 2015
Rebecca Burne, 2016
Issa J. Dahabreh , 2017

Andrew McAfee Award

The Board created The 'Andrew McAfee' award in memory of Andrew McAfee. The Board grants this award annually to a researcher or student/post-doc living in a developing country who submits the most highly rated abstract for presentation at the ICPE.

Thiyagu Rajakannan, 2011
Carlos DurĂ¡n, 2012
Mary Onyango, 2013
Hisham Aljadhey, 2014
Grace Wangge, 2015
Jamal Uddin, 2016
Angel Yun Sum Wong, 2017

John Snow Award

The Board created the 'John Snow' award to commemorate a pioneering nineteenth century British epidemiologist. The Board grants this award annually to a female researcher or student living in a developing country who submits the most highly rated abstract for presentation at the ICPE. When the McAfee Award is won by a woman, the Snow award will be made to the next most highly ranked abstract submitted by any researcher or student living in a developing country irrespective of gender.

Sze Ling (Celine) Chui, 2016
A. Yasmina Noorsyahdy, 2017

Special Award for Public Health Promotion Through Pharmacoepidemiology

This award is presented in recognition of a special, sustained contribution to pharmacoepidemiolgy.

Paul D. Stolley, 2006

Lifetime Achievement in Drug Safety

This award is presented in recognition for lifelong dedication, courage, and service in the pursuit of drug safety.

Frances O. Kelsey, MD, PhD
Barbro Westerholm, MD, PhD

The Ronald D. Mann Best Paper Awards

Since 2001, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety has recognised an annual Best Paper Award for the strongest contribution in a given volume, as determined by the Editors and a representative from ISPE.