EPICOH Scientific Committee
on Epidemiology in Occupational Health

EPICOH Awards

EPICOH Early Career Mid-Career Lifetime Achievement
(not to be awarded in2021)
Eligibility Scientists within 5 years of having completed terminal degree (Note: this is consistent with definitions for ECR), and first author on a submitted abstract for the EPICOH annual conference. Eligible awardees are scientists with more than 5 years and fewer than 20 years past their terminal degree, ideally holding an independent academic, research or professional position. No specific requirements Should change to specify 20+ years since terminal degree.
Nomination Package An abstract submitted for presentation at the annual EPICOH conference CV Two nomination letters written by the applicant's advisor and/or research collaborators that specifically comment on how the nominee has demonstrated their commitment to occupational epidemiology and/or exposure assessment. Self-nominations are encouraged. A cover letter from the primary nominator up to two pages in length, that describes the major contributions of the nominee to occupational epidemiology/impact on field/public health policy. A brief curriculum vitae or biographical sketch of the nominee, including a publication list, (up to three pages). Two reference letters, up to two pages in length, supporting the nomination from others familiar with the contributions of the nominee. A cover letter from the primary nominator up to two pages in length, that describes the major contributions of the nominee to the science of occupational epidemiology and his/her impact on the field and on public health policy. A brief curriculum vitae or biographical sketch of the nominee (up to three pages). Up to three supporting letters providing additional, specific information about the nominee’s contributions to occupational epidemiology, impact on the field and public health policy. These letters should be no longer than two pages.
Criteria for Evaluation The abstract is of high scientific quality and the nominee has demonstrated a commitment to occupational epidemiology and/or exposure assessment. Exceptional contribution to the practice of occupational epidemiology. This contribution might be a body of work or a singular achievement in occupational epidemiologic research, applications of epidemiology to promote occupational health, or methodologic advances. Contributions via teaching, mentoring, and service will be additional considerations. Sustained contributions to occupational epidemiology, impact on the field and public health policy.
Award: Certificate and registration fee waived for annual conference and award made at annual conference Propose registration fee waived and presentation at plenary session. Registration and travel covered, keynote presentation at annual conference