February 2007


The ISPOR eBULLETIN provides updates of recent ISPOR activities and events. For detailed information on ISPOR activities, members are encouraged to go to www.ispor.org. Please share these new ISPOR activities with your colleagues.


ISPOR Scientific Awards

ISPOR is seeking nominations for the 2007 ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2007 Research Excellence Award in Methodology and Practical Application Excellence, and the ISPOR 2007 Bernie J. O’Brien New Investigator Award.  Nominations deadline is FEBRUARY 15, 2007. Nominations can be sent to: awards@ispor.org.

ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award>>

ISPOR Research Excellence Award in Methodology Excellence>>

Research Excellence Award in Practical Application Excellence>>

ISPOR Bernie J. O’Brien New Investigator Award>>


ISPOR International Fellowship Award

ISPOR has established this new award to recognize key individuals who would contribute to the development of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research or the use of outcomes research in health care decision in their own country/region (outside of North America & Western Europe).

ISPOR International Fellowship Award>>


ISPOR Brazil Local Chapter Congress

27 - 28 March 2007, Gran Melia WTC Hotel São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

The ISPOR Brazil Local Chapter holds its inaugural congress in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 27-28 March 2007.  The Congress features international and local speakers representing key stakeholder perspectives in Brazil.   Registration is open.

ISPOR 1st Brazil Local Chapter Congress >>

ISPOR 1st Latin America Conference

Abstract submissions are now being accepted for this new ISPOR Conference to be held in Cartagena, Colombia: 9,10,11 September 2007.

ISPOR 1st Latin America Conference >>


Value in Health Volume 1, Issue 10 On-Line

Value in Health Volume 10, Issue 1 is now available on-line. Featured in this issue: “ A Checklist for Medication Compliance and Persistence Studies Using Retrospective Databases,” by Andrew M. Peterson PharmD, David P. Nau PhD, Joyce A. Cramer BS, Josh Benner PharmD, ScD, Femida Gwadry-Sridhar PhD, RPh, MSc, BSc, and Michael Nichol PhD.

Value in Health >>  


Top 15 Read/Cited for Value in Health

Readers can now view the 15 most read or most cited articles for Value in Health, based on the Journal Citation Reports of Information Sciences Institute (ISI) as of January 31, 2007.

Top 15 Read Value in Health Articles

Top 15 Cited Value in Health Articles


New Publication Discounts Available for ISPOR Members

Two new books are now available for ISPOR members at a special discounted price: Decision Modelling for Health Economic Evaluation by Karl Clarkson; and Bayesian Approaches to Clinical Trials and Health-Care Evaluation by David J. Spiegelhalter, Keith R. Abrams, and Jonathan P. Myles.

ISPOR Publication Discounts>>

ISPOR Digest of International Databases

The ISPOR Digest of International Databases is now available. This electronic index of key attributes of health care databases around the world is accessible to the public and will benefit outcomes researchers as well as health care decision makers.

ISPOR Digest of International Databases

Over 700 contributed research presentation abstracts (many with presentation PDFs) given at ISPOR meetings are available at the ISPOR website by using the ISPOR Research Digest link on the research tab.

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February 15, 2007



ISPOR Research Excellence Awards


 ISPOR Bernie J. O’Brien New Investigator Award


2 April 2007

Abstract Submission Deadline - 1st Latin American Conference





12th Annual International Meeting


1st Brazil Local Chapter Congress

1st Latin America Conference


10th Annual European Congress


ISPOR Book of Terms


Special Interest Groups (SIGs)


Student Network


Local Chapters





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