Awards Recognize Excellence in HEOR
Vienna, Austria—2 November 2016—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) recognized recipients at its 19th Annual European Congress in Vienna, Austria. 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 European Congress include:
1 November 2016
- Jaime Caro, MDCM, FRCPC
Chief Scientist at Evidera
ISPOR Marilyn Dix Smith Leadership Award
For his trailblazing experience and his years of leadership and service to the Society, J. Jaimie Caro, MDMCM, FRCP, has been selected to receive ISPOR’s 2016 Marilyn Dix Smith Leadership Award. Dr. Caro has long been recognized as a pioneer in developing novel techniques and methodologies that advance the science of health economics and outcomes research. Together, Dr. Caro’s body of work in the field and his service to ISPOR epitomize the Society’s mission to promote health economics and outcomes research excellence to improve decision making for health globally.
The ISPOR Marilyn Dix Smith Leadership Award is international in scope and stature and recognizes one individual each year that has provided extraordinary leadership to the Society. The 2016 Marilyn Dix Smith Leadership Award was presented to Dr. Caro by Scott D. Ramsey, MD, PhD, Chair, ISPOR Marilyn Dix Smith Leadership Award Committee and Co-Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA.
1 November 2016
- Hans-Georg Eichler, MD, MSc
Senior Medical Officer, European Medicines Agency (EMA), London, United Kingdom
- Tomasz Hermanowski, PhD
InterQuality Project Leader and Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacoeconomics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
For their dedicated service as Co-Chairs of ISPOR’s 19th Annual European Congress, Drs. Eichler and Hermanowski were recognized for their efforts in developing the scientific program for the 2016 meeting and for their continued service to ISPOR over the course of the years.
2 November 2016
- Mirjana Huić, MD, PhD
Assistant Director, Department for Development, Research, and Health, Technology Assessment, Agency for Quality and Accreditation in Health Care and Social Welfare (AAZ), Zagreb, Croatia
- Alric Rüther, MD, PhD
Head, International Affairs, Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care, Cologne, Germany
For their dedicated service as Co-Chairs of ISPOR’s Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Roundtable Europe, Drs. Huić and Rüther were recognized for their efforts and for their continued service to ISPOR.
The ISPOR Distinguished Service Awards for the 19th Annual European Congress were presented by Lou Garrison, PhD, ISPOR 2016-2017 President and Professor, Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
Additional information on the ISPOR 19th Annual European Congress can be found here. Released presentations from the congress can be found here. Interested parties can follow news and developments from the conference on social media using the hashtag #ISPORVienna.