IDEG Awards

PETER BENNETT AWARD

This award honors Dr. Peter Bennett’s many contributions to the epidemiology of type 2 diabetes mellitus and its complications arising from his greater than 50-year experience working among the Pima Indians of Southern Arizona. It is given in recognition of a major and longstanding contribution to the field of diabetes epidemiology.

2019 winner : Edward W Gregg, UK

Chair in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London Formerly Chief
of the Epidemiology and Statistics Branch, Division of Diabetes Translation, CDC, USA
He will give the Peter Bennett Lecture.

HARRY KEEN MEMORIAL AWARD

This award recognizes Professor Harry Keen’s many contributions to both diabetes clinical and epidemiologic research. His long career at Guy’s Hospital in London is marked by the Bedford Survey and the first international study on macrovascular disease in diabetes. Other of his significant accomplishments includes origination of the concepts of microalbuminuria and IGT, and development of the first pump for continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion. This award honors younger leaders in the field of diabetes epidemiology.

2019 winner TBA


PETER BENNETT AND HARRY KEEN AWARD NOMINATIONS

omination of candidates for the Peter Bennett and Harry Keen awards, to be presented at our 2019 IDEG Symposium in Seoul, are now open. Nominations will close 20 May 2019.

The nomination package should include no more than a one page testimonial in support of the candidate and the candidate's current CV.

Further information can be found here.

Please send the nominations to Prof Dianna Magliano, IDEG 2019 Secretariat, and copy (email cc) to Prof Bruce Duncan, IDEG 2019 President



PREVIOUS IDEG AWARD RECIPIENTS


PETER BENNETT AWARD HARRY KEEN MEMORIAL AWARD
   
2019  
Edward W Gregg  
   
2017 2017
Trevor Orchard Daniel White
   
2015 2015
Juliana Chan Paul Franks
   
2013 2013
Nicholas Wareham Elizabeth Selvin
 
2011
Jonathan Shaw
 
2009
Nan Tajima
 
2006
Beverly Balkau
 
2003
Knut Borch-Johnsen
 
1999
Jaakko Tuomilehto
 
1996
Paul Zimmet