National Scientific & Health Care Achievement Awards

There are seven Achievement Awards and four Interest Group Lecture Awards.

See a gallery of the 2013 Recipients.

Achievement Awards

Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award

The highest scientific award bestowed by the Association to honor highly meritorious career achievements in the field of diabetes research. 
Award Criteria
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Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award

In recognition of outstanding scientific achievement in the field of diabetes taking into consideration independence of thought and originality. 
Award Criteria
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Albert Renold Award

Honoring an individual whose career is distinguished by outstanding achievements in the training and mentoring of diabetes research scientists.
Award Criteria
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Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award

Presented to an individual to reward and acknowledge highly meritorious efforts by health professionals in the field of diabetes education.
Award Criteria
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Outstanding Physician-Clinician Award

Presented to an individual to reward and acknowledge outstanding achievements in improving diabetes clinical practice and care.
Award Criteria
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Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes

Presented to an individual honoring outstanding service in the cause of diabetes that has been performed with international perspective and with international impact.
Award Criteria
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Kelly M. West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology

Honoring an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of diabetes.
Award Criteria
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Interest Group Award Lectures

Richard R. Rubin Award

In recognition of outstanding achievement and/or innovative contributions in the study and understanding of behavioral aspects of diabetes.
Award Criteria
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Edwin Bierman Award

In recognition of outstanding contribution in the field of macrovascular complications and the management and treatment of diabetes.
Award Criteria
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Norbert Freinkel Award

In recognition of outstanding contributions to the understanding and treatment of diabetes and pregnancy.
Award Criteria
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Roger E. Pecoraro Award

In recognition of significant and/or innovative scientific achievement in improving the understanding of detection, treatment and prevention of diabetic foot complications.
Award Criteria
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For questions about the National Scientific & Health Care Achievement Awards, contact Mary Merkin at mmerkin@diabetes.org

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  • Last Reviewed: October 24, 2013
  • Last Edited: January 13, 2014

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