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).
The recipient will receive the award at the Awards Ceremony at the ISPOR Conference. The recipient will receive the following:
- A complimentary registration to the ISPOR Conference
- Travel and Accommodation expenses to the ISPOR Conference, per the ISPOR Travel Reimbursement policy
- 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
Recipients of the LMIC Health Economics Outcomes Research Excellence Award
Vice Head of Department of Health Economics, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
Dr. Bach Tran, Vice Head of Health Economics at Hanoi Medical University and Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, specializes in decision analytic modeling for health technology and policy development.
His extensive research experience spans global health threats in Asia, emphasizing cost-effective interventions, health service assessment, and system strengthening, particularly in HIV/AIDS, substance use, mental health, and the COVID-19
Dr. Tran received a PhD in 2011 in Health Services Policy from the University of Alberta, Canada, followed by a 2013 postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University and a 2023 Habilitation from Aix-Marseille University, France, Dr. Tran's expertise is internationally recognized. He's named a 2022 Highly Cited (Top 1%) Researcher by Clarivate, a runner-up for the 2022 APEC Research Prize on Healthy Women, Healthy Economies, and the recipient of the 2022 Rising Star of Science Award from Research.com.
Professor of Health Economics, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
Associate Professor, Biostatistics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon