Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award
Graeme I. Bell, PhD
The Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award is the Association’s highest scientific award and honors an individual who has made significant, long-term contributions to our understanding of diabetes, its treatment and/or prevention. The award is named after Nobel Prize winner Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin treatment for diabetes.This year's recipient is Graeme I. Bell, PhD.
Albert Renold Award
Peter H. Bennett, MB, ChB, FRCP, FFPH
The Albert Renold Award is presented to an individual whose career is distinguished by outstanding achievements in the training of diabetes research scientists and the facilitation of diabetes research. This year's recipient is Peter H. Bennett, MB, ChB, FRCP, FFPH.
Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award
Ann L. Albright, PhD, RD
The Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award is presented to an individual who demonstrates significant contributions to the understanding of diabetes education, spent many years of effort in the field, and have benefited recipients of education.This year's recipient is Ann L. Albright, PhD, RD.
Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology
Edward J. Boyko, MD, MPH
The Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology is given in memory of Kelly West, widely regarded as the “father of diabetes epidemiology.” Each year, the award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of diabetes epidemiology, including scientific publications and teaching experience. This year's recipient is Edward J. Boyko, MD, MPH.
Roger Pecoraro Award
Christopher E. Attinger, MD, FACS
The Roger Pecoraro Award recognizes a researcher who has made scientific contributions and demonstrates an untiring commitment to improving the understanding of the detection, treatment, and prevention of diabetic foot complications. It is supported by an educational grant from Curative Health Services, ConvaTec, Ortho McNeil-Pharmaceuticals, and Sechrist Clinical Services.This year's recipient is Christopher E. Attinger, MD, FACS.
Norbert Freinkel Award
Caroline A. Crowther, MD, FRANZCOG, FRCOG, CMFM
The Norbert Freinkel Award is given in memory of Norbert Freinkel, a dedicated and insightful investigator as well as gifted writer, to honor a researcher who has made outstanding contributions, including scientific publications and presentations, to the understanding and treatment of diabetes and pregnancy. This year's recipient is Caroline A. Crowther, MD, FRANZCOG, FRCOG, CMFM.
Edwin Bierman Award
Joseph L. Witztum, MD
The Edwin Bierman Award recognizes a leading scientist who has made outstanding contributions in the field of diabetes-related macrovascular complications and related risk factors. The award is supported by an endowment established in 1999 by Merck and Co., Inc. This year's recipient is Joseph L. Witztum, MD.
Richard R. Rubin Award
Margaret Grey DrPH, RN, FAAN
The Richard R. Rubin Award recognizes a behavioral researcher who has made outstanding and/or innovative contributions in the study and understanding of behavioral aspects of diabetes. This year's recipient is Margaret Grey DrPH, RN, FAAN.