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

Andrew Briggs

Andrew Briggs, DPhil

Professor of Health Economics, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
London, LON, United Kingdom


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

Independent professional, --
Buenos Aires, B, Argentina
Deborah Marshall

Deborah Marshall, PhD, BSc

Professor, Arthur J.E. Child Chair, University of Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada
Anthony Newall

Anthony Newall, PhD, BSc, MPH

Associate Professor, UNSW Australia
Sydney, NSW, Australia
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