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Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology
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Victor Armstrong Young Investigator Award

Presented to a Young Investigator for Exceptional Scientific Achievements Early in his/her Career.

This award is presented in honor of Dr. Victor Armstrong, IATDMCT Member, who passed away February 27, 2010.

Formerly the Young Investigator Award, at the May 27, 2010 meeting of the IATDMCT Executive this award was renamed the Victor Armstrong Young Investigator Award in honor of Dr. Victor Armstrong who passed away February 27, 2010.

Terms of Reference

The Award recognizes and encourages the professional development and achievements of a young investigator who has demonstrated exceptional scientific achievements early in his/her career.

  1. The recipient must be a member in good standing of the Association on the day of the award presentation. She/he must be 40 years of age or younger on the date specified as the deadline for receipt of nominations.
  2. The Award shall usually be presented bi-annually, but if in the opinion of the Awards Committee no suitable candidate is available, the Award shall not be presented.
  3. The Award shall be accompanied by a framed certificate and an honorarium in the amount of USD 1,000.
  4. The recipient of the Award shall be chosen by the Awards Committee and approved by the IATDMCT Executive no later than four (4) months prior to the Congress at which the Award will be presented. In order to avoid a conflict of interest, the Awards Committee must no communicate with the IATDMCT Executive or Council on their selection prior to making their final decision. However, the final Awards Committee decision requires the approval of the IATDMCT Executive.
  5. Members of IATDMCT may propose suitable candidates to the Awards Committee through the Business Office of the association.
  6. Nominations from the membership must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a letter from the nominator containing an evaluation of the originality and importance of the candidate's contributions to therapeutic drug monitoring and/or clinical toxicology. Additional letters of support by members of the Association or other respected scientists are helpful for the Selection Committee.
  7. The presentation of the Award shall normally be at the Opening Ceremonies of the Congress of the association. The recipient of the Award is not usually expected to give an address or present a paper.

2015 Recipient

2015Armstrong Jan Willem Alffenaar

IATDMCT President-Elect Loralie Langman (right) presents the
2015 Victor Armstrong Award to Jan-Willem Alffenaar, Netherlands

Past Recipients

  • 2013 Roger Brüggemann, Netherlands and
    2013 Paula Schaiquevich, Argentina
  • 2011 Dennis Hesselink, The Netherlands
  • 2009 Frank Peters, Germany
  • 2007 Vanessa Steenkamp, South Africa
  • 2005 Maria Shipkova, Germany
  • 2003 Paul Taylor, Australia
  • 2001 Pierre Marquet, France
  • 1999 Ekkehard Schütz, Germany
  • 1997 Amitava Dasgupta, USA
  • 1995 Uwe Christians, Germany
  • 1993 Randall Yatscoff, Canada

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Nominations

IATDMCT members are invited to nominate individuals for the IATDMCT awards. The award presentations will take place at the Opening Ceremonies of the bi-ennial Internation Congress of the IATDMCT.

How to Nominate: IATDMCT members are invited to nominate individuals for the IATDMCT awards. The award presentations will take place at the Opening Ceremonies of the International Congress of the IATDMCT.

Deadline: March 31, 2017
Nominations must be received by March 31 of the Congress year.

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