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 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
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
Judith K. Jones, MD, PhD, FISPE, 2017
Ronald D. Mann, MD, FRCP, FRCGP, FFPM, FISPE, 2010 deceased
The Board created The 'Stanley A. Edlavitch' award at the time of retirement of the Society's first Executive Director, Dr. Stanley Edlavitch.
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 Durán, 2012
Mary Onyango, 2013
Hisham Aljadhey, 2014
Grace Wangge, 2015
Jamal Uddin, 2016
Angel Yun Sum Wong, 2017
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
This award is presented in recognition of a special, sustained contribution to pharmacoepidemiolgy.
Paul D. Stolley, 2006
Bernard Bégaud, 2017
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
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.