This page details prior recipients of ISPE Awards.
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Sustained Scientific Excellence Award and Lecture
Distinguished/Outstanding Service Award
Honorary Lifetime Fellow
Stanley A. Edlavitch Award
Andrew McAfee Award
John Snow Award
Emerging Leader Award
Sustained Service Award
Judith K. Jones Award for Impact on Public Health Through Pharmacoepidemiology
Special Award for Public Health Promotion Through Pharmacoepidemiology
Special Award for Contributions to Public Health Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic
Lifetime Achievement in Drug Safety
The Ronald D. Mann Best Paper Awards
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.
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
The Board presents this award to a Fellow who has 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
Yola Moride, PhD, FISPE, 2018
Mark H. Epstein, ScD, 2019
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
Judith K. Jones, MD, PhD, FISPE, 2017 deceased
Frank May, MAppSci (Pharmacy), FISPE, 2020
The Stanley A. Edlavitch award, named after the Society's first Executive Director, is presented at each annual meeting to the student who submits the most highly rated abstract. The award consists of a certificate, travel/accommodation stipend, and complimentary registration to the meeting. Winners of the second and third most highly rated student abstracts receive a certificate and complimentary registration to the meeting.
Created 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 Durán, 2012
Mary Onyango, 2013
Hisham Aljadhey, 2014
Grace Wangge, 2015
Jamal Uddin, 2016
Angel Yun Sum Wong, 2017
Wenchao Lu, 2018
Hailong Li, 2019
Na He, 2020
Chin-Yao Shen, 2021
Gouri Nair, 2022
Nana Ansah, 2023
Created to commemorate pioneering nineteenth century British epidemiologist, John Snow, 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
Fu Mengyuan, 2018
Luciane Cruz Lopes, 2019
Johannes Mouton, 2020
Fang-Ju Lin, 2021
Pudi Chiranjeevi, 2022
Aditi Battu, 2023
The Emerging Leader Award recognizes ISPE members that have shown, early in their careers, the potential for leadership and have already made significant contributions to the Society.
Irene Berita Murimi-Worstell, 2019
Juan Hincapie-Castillo, 2020
Christopher Rentsch, 2021
Kaley Hayes, 2022
Sebastian Jugl, 2023
Granted to individuals who have made a significant and sustained service to ISPE.
Keith Beard, FISPE, 2018
Ulf Bergman, FISPE, 2018
Stephen JW Evans, FISPE, 2018
Allen Mitchell, FISPE, 2018
Abraham Hartzema, FISPE, 2019
Michael Lewis, FISPE, 2019
Hubert (Bert) Leufkens, FISPE, 2020
Alison Bourke, FISPE, 2022
Byung Joo Park, FISPE, 2022
Ariel Arias, FISPE, 2023
Kenneth Rothman, FISPE, 2023
The Judith K Jones Award recognizes an individual making a demonstratable impact on public health through work in the area of pharmacoepidemiology.
Luciane Lopes, 2022
Ilse Truter, FISPE, 2022
Sylvia Opanga, 2023
Presented in recognition of a special, sustained contribution to pharmacoepidemiology.
Paul D. Stolley, MD, 2006
Bernard Bégaud, MD, PhD, 2017
Dame June Raine, 2022
A special award for 2022 to recognize how ISPE members have made and, in some cases, continue to make a demonstrable impact on public health related to the COVID-19 pandemic. From a strong field of candidates nominated by ISPE members, the following were selected by the Fellowship & Awards Committee and endorsed by the ISPE Board of Directors:
Robert Chen, FISPE
Nicolle Gatto, FISPE
Michele Jonsson Funk, FISPE
Vincent Lo Re, FISPE
Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, FISPE
Almut Winterstein, FISPE
Presented in recognition for lifelong dedication, courage, and service in the pursuit of drug safety.
Frances O. Kelsey, MD, PhD
Barbro Westerholm, MD, PhD
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. The complete list of winners is published on the PDS website.