Abraham Lilienfeld Award

2017 Call for Nominations

The Methods of Translating and Disseminating Epidemiology Into Public Health

Westin Hotel at the Canal, New Orleans, Louisiana 

September 24‒26


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, a founder of the American College of Epidemiology and a renowned teacher and scholar. The Lilienfeld Award is conferred each year at the Annual Meeting. The Lilienfeld Award recipient is invited to address Fellows and Members of the College during the Annual Meeting Award Luncheon. Lilienfeld Awardees are recognized as lifetime Honorary Fellows of the College and receive an honorarium of $5,000. In addition, the costs of attending the Annual Meeting (transportation and accommodation) will be reimbursed and registration expenses will be waived.

Eligibility Criteria

An eligible nominee should be a senior leader who has made extraordinary contributions to the field of epidemiology over the course of her/his career, through both teaching or mentoring and research or scholarship. 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 nominee’s achievements and/or contributions pertinent to the award, and a current curriculum vitae.
  • The nominator may include up to two supporting letters.
  • Please supply complete nomination packages only.
  • The deadline for receipt of nominations for the 2017 Award is May 15, 2017.

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

Steve Jacobsen, MD, PhD, Awards Committee Chair
American College of Epidemiology

[email protected]