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Health Policy Statistics Section Achievement Awards Open

1 May 2017 70 views No Comment

The 2018 HPSS Achievement Awards honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of statistical methods or have developed innovative statistical applications for health care policy or health services research to encourage research in this area and to increase awareness of the HPSS.

The HPSS Mid-Career Award recognizes someone who has shown leadership in the field of health care policy and health services research through outstanding contributions of methodological or applied work and the promise of continued excellence at the frontier of statistical practice that advances the aims of HPSS.

Candidates must be within 15 years of their terminal degree on January 1, 2017, and cannot be a previous HPSS Mid-Career Award winner. The 2015 winner is Elizabeth A. Stuart of The Johns Hopkins University.

The HPSS Long-Term Excellence Award recognizes significant contributions to health care policy and health services research through mentoring and/or service that advance the aims of HPSS.

Candidates cannot be within 15 years of their terminal degree on January 1, 2017, and cannot be a previous HPSS Long-Term Excellence Award winner. The 2015 winners are Constantine A. Gatsonis of Brown University and Donald Hedeker of The University of Chicago.

These awards will be presented at the 12th International Conference on Health Policy Statistics (ICHPS), January 10–12, 2018, in Charleston, South Carolina.

Nominations should include the following:

  • The nominee’s curriculum vitae
  • A letter (not to exceed two pages) from the nominator summarizing the nominee’s credentials
  • Additional independent (other than the nominator or nominee) evaluation letters (not required)
  • Contact information for the nominee or nominator (if different)

Nominations should be sent by midnight on August 11 to the awards committee. Questions also should be directed to the committee.

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