The IFCC announces the winners of the 2023 IFCC Distinguished Awards.
The IFCC is pleased to announce the names of the winners of the IFCC Distinguished Awards. The IFCC Distinguished Awards are bestowed to laboratory medicine professionals to recognize their outstanding achievements, publicize their exceptional research and contributions to medicine and healthcare, and encourage the overall advancement of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine.
Dr Robert H. CHRISTENSON (United States) is the winner of the 2023 IFCC Henry Wishinsky Award for Distinguished International Services, sponsored by Siemens.
This award recognizes specifically an individual who has made unique contributions to the promotion and understanding of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine throughout the world.
Dr David S. HAGE (United States) is the winner of the 2023 IFCC Award for Distinguished Contributions in Education, sponsored by Abbott Laboratories.
This award recognizes specifically an individual who has made extraordinary contributions in establishing and developing educational materials for the Clinical Chemistry discipline to improve training and educational programs worldwide or in a region.
Dr Anne J. VASSAULT (France) is the winner of the 2023 IFCC-Robert Schaffer Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Development of Standards for Use in Laboratory Medicine, co-sponsored by NIST and CLSI.
This award recognizes specifically an individual who has made outstanding and unique contributions to the advancement of reference methods and/or reference materials for laboratory medicine to facilitate improved quality of clinical diagnostics and therapies, which would in turn lead to reduced costs and improved patient care.
Dr Joe M. EL-KHOURY (United States) is the winner of the 2023 IFCC Young Investigator Award, sponsored by Snibe.
This award recognizes and encourages the academic and professional development of a young investigator (under 40 years of age) who has demonstrated exceptional scientific achievements in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine in his/her career.