Abraham Lilienfeld Award

2015 Call For Nominations

Addressing Systemic Determinants of Health

Courtyard Atlanta Decatur, Downtown/Emory
September 26-29

The American College of Epidemiology invites nominations for the Abraham Lilienfeld Award. (Click here to view list of past awardees)

Award Description

The College's most prestigious award is given in honor of Abraham Lilienfeld, an outstanding teacher, scholar, and founder of the American College of Epidemiology. The Lilienfeld Award is conferred each year at the Annual Meeting. Traditionally, awardees are invited to address Fellows and Members of the College during the Annual Meeting Award Luncheon.  Lilienfeld Awardees also are recognized as lifetime Honorary Fellows of the College and receive $5000.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible nominees should be senior leaders who have made extraordinary contributions to the field of epidemiology through both teaching or mentoring and research or scholarship over the course of their career.  Self-nominations are not accepted.

Nomination Procedure

  • Nominations must be made by an active ACE member (Associate, Member, Fellow, Honorary Fellow or Emeritus)
  • Nominations consist of a letter highlighting the achievements and/or contributions of the nominee pertinent to the award, and a current CV for the nominee.
  • The nominator may include up to two supporting letters.
  • Please supply complete nomination packages, only.
  • The deadline for receipt of nominations for the 2015 Award is April 30, 2015.

Please send nomination letters and candidate CVs as PDF files attached to an email to:

Sandy Sulsky, MPH, PhD, Awards Committee Chair
American College of Epidemiology