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John D. Loeser Prize for Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in the Clinical Science of Pain

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The recipient is selected by the IASP Prize Committee.

This award honors Dr. John D. Loeser for his many decades of dedication to the promotion of pain education and research.

Scope

The intention of this award is to create a tradition that instructs, inspires, and challenges clinicians and researchers to understand human pain, and the suffering it produces, in the broadest ways possible. The recipient’s publications and teaching must demonstrate not only an expertise in their particular field but an interest in combining the insights from their work with knowledge and perspectives from other disciplines.

This award honors Dr. John D. Loeser for his many decades of dedication to the promotion of pain education and research. Funding for the award comes from the SP Hersh/MICC Educational Fund. The recipient will present a plenary lecture at the IASP World Congress.

Prize Details:

The recipient is invited to give a plenary lecture at the IASP World Congress on Pain. The recipient also receives a plaque, IASP membership, economy airfare to the Congress, Congress registration, Congress accommodation expenses and a cash award of US$2,500.

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Winners

  • 2020: Robert H. Dworkin, PhD (United States)
  • 2018: Henrik Kehlet, MD, PhD (Denmark)
  • 2016: Herta Flor, PhD (Germany)
  • 2014: Lilliana De Lima, MHA (USA)
  • 2012: Francis J. Keefe, PhD (USA)
  • 2010: Kathleen Foley, MD (USA)
  • 2008: Inge Genefke, MD (Denmark)
  • 2005: Rita Charon, MD, PhD (USA)