Lifetime Achievement Award
This award is intended to honor a person who has devoted much of their career to the advancement of the science associated with osteoarthritis. It may be in a broad area or may be in a specific area of the disease, but preferably both. For example, the broad advancement may be in the promotion and education about osteoarthritis, leadership in the field, a past leader of the society, repeated innovations that have advanced the field. Examples of a specific arena would be epidemiology, pathology, surgery, cartilage biology, molecular biology, biomechanics.
Some specifics for consideration :
Time committed to osteoarthritis research: at least 20 years
Note: Osteoarthritis may not be their only contribution to the medical sciences
The awardee does not have to be a member of OARSI
The awardee may not be an active member of the OARSI Board of Directors.
Previous award winners are not eligible.
Self-nomination is not possible.
The awardee is not required to have an MD or PhD.
Submit a statement explaining why your nominee should receive the Lifetime Achievement Award along with CV. Include a summary of accomplishments and examples of leadership in the field of OA research. Email your letter of nomination to OARSI Executive Director Elizabeth Grotos at email@example.com by February 1, 2023.
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Past Award Recipients:
|2003||Klaus Kuettner, PhD||2013||Marc C. Hochberg, MD, MPH|
|2004||Charles Joel Menkes, MD
Michel Lequesne, MD
|2014||Karl A. Rudolphi, PhD, DVM|
|2005||David S. Howell, MD
Leon Sokoloff, MD
|2015||David R. Eyre, PhD
George Nuki, MD, FRCP
|2006||Anthony Robin Poole, PhD, DSc||2016||Linda Sandell, PhD|
|2007||Roy D. Altman, MD||2017||Stefan Lohmander, MD, PhD|
|2008||Roland W. Moskowitz, MD||2018||Mary B. Goldring, PhD|
|2009||Kenneth D. Brandt, MD
Alice Maroudas, PhD
|2019||Virginia Kraus, MD, PhD|
|2010||Paul A. Dieppe, MD||2020||Tom Andriacchi, PhD|
|2011||Dick Heinegård, MD, PhD||2022||Alan Grodzinsky, ScD|
|2012||David Felson, MD, MPH||2022|
|2023||Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc|