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Nominations for the LMIC Health Economics and Outcomes Research Excellence Award require a letter of recommendation for the nominee and nominee's CV.

Application Deadline for All Awards: Thursday, July 1, 2021
Notification for All Awards: September 2021

About the Award

The ISPOR LMIC (Low- and Middle-Income Countries) Health Economics and Outcomes Research Excellence Award recognizes individuals with demonstrated outstanding research achievements in the area of health economics and outcomes research in LMICs (as defined by the World Bank). 

Criteria:

Evidence of research excellence will be assessed by evaluating the nominee’s body of work in the fields of health economics and outcomes research. Applications should provide a summary of the significant research contributions of the nominee in the methods or applications of health economics or outcomes research in LMICs. If applicable, the applications should also include specific examples of the impact of the nominee’s work on healthcare decision making or health outcomes in LMICs. 

Academicians, decision makers, industry professionals, economists, researchers and others who meet these criteria are eligible. ISPOR promotes the application of professionals newer to HEOR.

• It is strongly encouraged that the recipient be an ISPOR member in good standing for at least 2 consecutive years.
• Evidence of excellence to be assessed by evaluating the nominee's body of technical and scholarly work in the fields of health economics and outcomes research.
• The body of work may include research publications, technical reports and papers, books and book chapters, and other scholarly activities that establish the importance of the nominee's contributions. At least one paper should be published in a peer-reviewed journal indexed in MEDLINE or EMBASE.
• Academicians, decision makers, industry professionals, economists, researchers, and others who meet these criteria are eligible.
• Self-nominations are encouraged.
• A candidate may only be nominated for 1 major ISPOR award in a year.
• An individual may only receive this award once in a lifetime.

 

Nomination Process:

Nominators or those self-nominating must submit an application, a letter of recommendation by an ISPOR member indicating why the nominee should receive this award, and the nominee’s current curriculum vitae. Applications must be received by the deadline specified above. 

 

Nature of the Award:

Recipients will receive the award at an awards ceremony presented at an ISPOR in-person conference or virtually. The recipient will receive the following: 

  • A complimentary registration to an ISPOR conference.
  • Travel and accommodation expenses to an ISPOR conference as per ISPOR’s Travel Reimbursement Policy if the ceremony is held as an in-person event.
  • A complimentary ISPOR membership for a year.
  • An unrestricted grant of $5000 USD.

LMIC Health Economics and Outcomes Research Excellence Award Lead

Federico Augustovski, MD, MSc, PhD

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