Nominate a Colleague or Mentor for an ISOQOL Award

Each year, ISOQOL presents awards to several of its members to honor exceptional work done in the field of health related quality of life research. Winners are announced at the Annual Conference.

Nominations for the President’s AwardDonna Lamping Emerging Leader Award, and Outstanding Volunteer Service Award are now open. ISOQOL members are encouraged to put forward their colleagues and mentors for these prestigious honors.

Nominations are due 13 May.

2023 President’s Award recipient Dr. Maria-Jose Santana.

2023 Emerging Leader Award recipient Dr. Piper Fromy, with ISOQOL President Josephine Norquist.

2023 Outstanding Volunteer Service Award Recipients:

Jan R. Boehnke, PhD

Ashika D. Maharaj, PhD

Daniel YT Fong, PhD, and Jiqian Fang, PhD

The President’s Award is awarded to individuals who have advanced health related quality of life (HRQL) research and made outstanding contributions to the ISOQOL in one or more of the following areas:

  • Education of professionals, patients or lay individuals about HRQL’s value
  • Promotion or execution of HRQL or other scholarly activities
  • Facilitating or furthering policy initiatives that have an impact on HRQL

The Donna Lamping Emerging Leader Award was established in 2011 to honor and commemorate past-President Donna Lamping’s contribution to the leadership of the Society. It is awarded to members showing exceptional leadership skills and potential by initiating and/or steering an ISOQOL task or project to successful completion.

The Outstanding Volunteer Service Award is awarded to ISOQOL members who have gone above and beyond what is reasonably expected in their respective ISOQOL volunteer roles during the 12 months preceding the nomination. While nominations are due in May, this recognition may not be awarded every year.

The International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) is a global community of researchers, clinicians, health care professionals, industry professionals, consultants, and patient research partners advancing health related quality of life research (HRQL).

Together, we are creating a future in which patient perspective is integral to health research, care and policy.