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: Professor Edward Gregg

 

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: Associate Professor Andrea Luk

PREVIOUS IDEG AWARD RECIPIENTS

PETER BENNETT AWARD

2017

Trevor Orchard

2015

Juliana Chan

 

2013

Nicholas Wareham

 

2011

Jonathan Shaw

 

2009

Nan Tajima

 

2006

Beverly Balkau

 

2003

Knut Borch-Johnsen

 

1999

Jaakko Tuomilehto

 

1996

Paul Zimmet

HARRY KEEN MEMORIAL AWARD

2017

Daniel White

2015

Paul Franks

2013

Elizabeth Selvin