The Awards Council recommends award recipients for Board approval. The Awards Council may recommend additional awards, changes to current awards, or removal of awards to the Board of Directors for consideration.

Current awards include:

  • Avedis Donebedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Marilyn Dix Smith Leadership Award
  • Bernie O’Brien New Investigator Award
  • LMIC Health Economics and Outcomes Research Excellence Award
  • Award for Excellence in Methodology in Health Economics and Outcomes Research
  • Award for Excellence in Application in Health Economics and Outcomes Research 


The Awards Council is responsible for ISPOR’s overall strategic direction for awards and recognition, establishing the criteria and selection processes for all ISPOR awards. 


Diana Brixner

Diana Brixner, RPh, PhD

Professor, University of Utah, College of Pharmacy
Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Past Chair


Federico Augustovski

Federico Augustovski, MSc, PhD, MD

Director, HTA, (IECS) Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy
Buenos Aires, B, Argentina
Dan Greenberg

Dan Greenberg, MSc, PhD

Professor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Beer-Sheva, D, Israel
Gerardo Machnicki

Gerardo Machnicki, MSc, PhD

Global Access Real World Evidence Strategy Lead, Roche
Basel, BS, Switzerland
Daniel Malone

Daniel Malone, MS, RPh, PhD

Professor, University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT, United States
C. Daniel Mullins

C. Daniel Mullins, PhD

Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore
Baltimore, MD, United States
William Padula

William Padula, MSc, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA, United States
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