ISPOR RECOGNIZES 2016 AWARDS PROGRAM RECIPIENTS AT 21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MEETING

AWARDS RECOGNIZE EXCELLENCE IN HEOR

Washington, DC—May 24, 2016—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) recognized its 2016 ISPOR Awards Program recipients at the 21st Annual International Meeting in Washington, DC, USA. The ISPOR Awards Program is designed to foster and recognize excellence and outstanding technical achievement in health economics and outcomes research (HEOR).

The 2016 ISPOR Awards Program recipients honored at the International Meeting include:

Monday, May 23
ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award
Pennifer Erickson, PhD
Co-Founder and Scientific Director of the On-Line Guide to Quality-of-Life Assessment (OLGA)
-Presented by 2012 recipient, Donald Patrick, PhD, MSPH

Tuesday, May 24
ISPOR Marilyn Dix Smith Leadership Award
Jaime Caro, MDCM, FRCPC
Chief Scientist at Evidera

ISPOR Award for Value in Health Paper of the Year
Ethan Basch, MD, MSc
University of North Carolina
For the paper, Methods for Developing Patient-Reported Outcome-Based Performance Measures. Value in Health. 2015; 18(4):493-504.

Value in Health Regional Issues Excellent Article Award
Mônica Viegas Andrade, PhD
Universidad Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Harvard School of Public Health
For the paper, Societal Preferences for EQ-5D Health States from a Brazilian Population Survey. Value in Health Regional Issues. 2013; Vol 2:405-412.
-First VIHRI Excellence award presented for the Latin America region

ISPOR Award for Excellence in Methodology in Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes Research
Anirban Basu, PhD
University of Washington
For the paper, A Framework for Prioritizing Research Investments in Precision Medicine, Med Decis Making. October 2015. [Epub ahead of print]
Was a recipient of the 2009 ISPOR Bernie O’Brien New Investigator Award 

ISPOR Award for Excellence in Application of Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes Research
Joshua J. Gagne, PharmD, ScD
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
For the paper, Prospective Benefit-Risk Monitoring of New Drugs for Rapid Assessment of Net Favorability in Electronic Health Care Data. Value in Health. 2015; 18(8):1063-1069.

The following 2016 ISPOR Awards Program recipient will be presented their award at the ISPOR 7th Asia-Pacific Conference being held 3-6 September, 2016 in Singapore.

Value in Health Regional Issues Excellent Article Award
Fei-Li Zhao, PhD, MSc
University of Technology, Castle Hill, Australia
For the paper, Burden of Disease Studies in the Asia-Pacific Region: Are There Enough being Performed to Provide for Evidence-Based Health Policy? Value in Health Regional Issues. 2013; Vol 2:152-159.
-First VIHRI Excellence award presented for the Asia-Pacific region

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