2013 National Scientific and Health Care Achievement Awards

Graeme Bell

2013 Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award
Graeme Bell I. 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.

Jens Bruning

2013 Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award
Jens Brüning C. MD

The Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award recognizes outstanding scientific achievement in the field of diabetes, taking into consideration independence of thought and originality.This year's recipient is Jens C. Brüning, MD.

Peter Bennett

2013 Albert Renold Award
Peter Bennett H. 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.

Guillermo Umpierrez

2013 Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award
Guillermo Umpierrez E. MD, FACP, FACE

The Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award is presented to an individual who has made outstanding efforts in diabetes care and is recognized as a highly regarded clinician and educator with more than 10 years of distinguished service. This year's recipient is Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, FACP, FACE.

Ann L. Albright

2013 Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award
Ann Albright L. 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.

Graham Ogle

2013 Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes
Graha, Ogle MBBS, FRACP

The Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes honors individual outstanding service in the cause of diabetes that has been performed with an international perspective and with international impact.This year's recipient is Graham Ogle, MBBS, FRACP.

Edward Boyko

2013 Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology
Edward Boyko J. 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.

Christopher Attinger

2013 Roger Pecoraro Award
Christopher Attinger E. 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.

Caroline A. Crowther

2013 Norbert Freinkel Award
Caroline Crowther A. 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.

Joseph Witztum

2013 Edwin Bierman Award
Joseph Witztum L. 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.

Margaret Grey

2013 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.

  • Last Reviewed: October 24, 2013
  • Last Edited: October 24, 2013

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