It is our great pleasure to announce the individual winners of this year’s prestigious IOF and ESCEO annual Awards. The Awards pay tribute to the scientific work, individual achievements and extraordinary commitment of scientific experts and bone health advocates from around the world. We will be presenting the Awards officially during ceremonies at the virtual WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2021, being held from August 26 to 29, 2021.
In the meantime, we would like to take this opportunity to warmly congratulate all our deserving award winners. We salute their efforts and outstanding accomplishments which have contributed to advances in the field and to improved care for patients with musculoskeletal disorders.
President of ESCEO
President of IOF
WINNERS OF THE 2021 IOF-ESCEO AWARDS
Listed in order of planned presentation at the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2021
IOF Olof Johnell Science Award
Awarded in recognition of global contributions to the field of osteoporosis in a scientific or policy implementation area.
IOF President's Award
Awarded in recognition of significant and unstinting contributions to the advancement of the work of the IOF, through furthering one or more of the mission statements and/or goals of the Foundation.
Executive President, with a more than 15-year career background in osteoporosis-related research and development.
IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors (CSA) Medal of Achievement
Awarded to an individual who has significantly advanced the field of osteoporosis through their original and outstanding scientific contributions.
ESCEO-IOF Herbert Fleisch Medal
Awarded in recognition of outstanding and ground-breaking achievements in basic bone science.
2020 ESCEO Medal of Excellence
Awarded to honour and reward an outstanding contribution to the field of bone, joint and muscle from an established researcher.
IOF Committee of National Societies (CNS) Medal
Awarded to an individual who has made an important contribution to IOFs Committee of National Societies (CNS) through active participation in CNS activities and by expanding IOF’s message and outreach in his/her country.
ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Award
Awarded to a young investigator who has demonstrated outstanding scientific merit early in his or her career, prior to reaching a prominent academic position, and who is expected to be a future thought-leader in the musculoskeletal field.