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Awards

Awards and Honors

 

2009 Awards. Closing Date for Nominations: 1 February 2009. For details click here

The IOMP recognizes individuals whose career achievements have made major contributions to the field of medical physics and the international community.  The major awards presented during each World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering are:

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award

Harold Johns Medal

IUPAP Young Scientist Award in Medical Physics

 

Each award recipient will receive travel expenses to attend the World Congress provided by the award sponsor.

 

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award

 The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award is established to honor scientists who have distinguished themselves by their contributions in:
1. education and training of medical physicists, medical students, medical residents, and allied health personnel; and/or
2. advancement of medical physics knowledge based upon independent original research and/or development; and/or
3. advancement of the medical physics profession in the IOMP adhering national and international organizations.

 

The Harold Johns Medal
The Harold Johns Medal is established to honor scientists who have distinguished themselves through excellence in teaching and contributions to international education.

 

 IUPAP Young Scientist Award in Medical Physics

An award established and funded by the international Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) and awarded by the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) as the IUPAP affiliated International Commission for Medical Physics/

Name of the Award

IUPAP Young Scientist Award in Medical Physics

Frequency/Venue:

  • Triennially, one IUPAP Young Scientist Award will be given on the occasion of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (WC).
  • The Award will be $1000 plus an IUPAP medal

Criteria for selection: 

  • The recipient of the Award o should have a maximum of 8 years research experiences (not including maternity leave) following Ph.D. on January 1 of that year.
  • The recipient should have performed original and/or applied work of outstanding scientific quality in medical physics.
  • Preference will be given to young medical physicists from developing countries.

Nominating Procedure

  • The award will be widely advertised by the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) mailing list and website.
  • Self-nomination will not be considered.
  • Nominations are to be made to the Chair of AC4 Award Committee and should include the followings:
    • A letter of not more than 1,000 words evaluating nominee's achievements and identifying the specific work to be recognized.
    • A Curriculum Vita including all publications.
    • A brief biographical sketch.
  • Closing date for 2009 award. To be announced