AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Nominations must be made by a full member of ICADTS and be seconded by a full member. Candidates for the Awards can be nominated for their accomplishments in any of the following areas: behavioural toxicology, human psychopharmacology, forensic toxicology, epidemiology, law and law enforcement, technology, public information and education, public policy, legal medicine and social or behavioural sciences.

The next series of Awards will be presented at T2019 in Edmonton in August 2019. Nominations are to be submitted to Mary Sheehan, Past President preferably via email: m.sheehan@qut.edu.au.


Widmark profile by Wayne Jones.pdfTHE WIDMARK LAUREATES

The Widmark Award was established in 1965 at Indianna University in honour of Professor Erik M P Widmark, whose comprehensive research during the first half of the twentieth century touched on all aspects of the pharmacology of alcohol.

To learn more about the life and work of Professor Widmark click here for a biographical profile Dr A.W. Jones (Sweden).

Widmark Awards honour those who have made an outstanding, sustained and meritorious contribution to the field that has led to international standing and respect. Candidates must have an impressive record of accomplishments that signify pre-eminence in the field.

1965 Professor R.N. Harger
USA
1969 Professor Leonard Goldberg Sweden
1974 Professor Robert Borkenstein USA
1977

Dr Norman McCallum
Professor Joachim Gerchow
Mr Robert Donnigan

Australia
Germany
USA
1980

Professor Kurt M. Dubowski
Professor Gottfried Machata

USA
Austria
1983

Professor Oskar Grüner
Dr Milan R Valverius

Germany
Sweden
1986

Dr John Birrell
Professor Ulrich Heifer

Australia
Germany
1989

Dr John Havard
Dr Laurence Ross
Special Widmark Centennial Award
Professor Wolfgang Bonte

UK
USA

Germany
1992

Dr Jarmo Pikarainen
Dr Herbert Simpson
Dr Hans Klette

Finland
Canada
Sweden

1995 

Dr Hans Laurell
Dr Pat Waller

Sweden
USA

1997

Dr A.W. Jones
Professor Herbert Moskowitz
Dr Allan Williams

Sweden
USA
USA 

2000 Dr Bob Voas USA
2002

Professor Jack McLean
Dr Ralph Hingson

Australia
USA

2004 Dr Jørg Mørland Norway
2007 Professor Robert Solomon
Canada
2010

Prof.Dr. Han de Gier
Professor Evelyn Vingilis

Netherlands
Canada

2013

Dr Barry Logan
Professor Jean Shope
Mr James C. Fell

USA
USA
USA
2016

Professor Asbjørg Christopherson
René Mathijssen

Norway
Netherlands


INSTITUTIONAL WINNERS OF THE WIDMARK AWARD

The Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q), Australia

The National Safety Council, USA

The British Medical Association, UK

KFV (Kuratorium für Verkehrssicherheit), Austria

The Traffic Injury Research Foundation, Canada

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, USA

The Northwestern University Traffic Institute, USA

The University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Centre, USA

The Vermont Alcohol Research Centre, USA

The Centre for Behavioural Toxicology, Italy

The Instiute for Human Psychopharmacology, The Netherlands

Mothers Against Drunk Driving, USA

The National Public Services Research Institute, USA

Remove Intoxicated Drivers, USA

Preusser Research Group, USA

The Indiana University Center for Studies of Law in Action, USA

Driving under the Influence of Drugs, Alcohol and Medicines (DRUID)


THE HADDON AWARD

The Haddon Award was established in 1999, It is awarded in recognition of successfully implementing scientific based changes in public policy that reduce the effects of alcohol and drugs on traffic safety

 2002Professor Alain VerstraeteBelgium
 2004Ms Rebecca BrownUSA
 2007Mr Barry M SweedlerUSA
 2010  
 2013Professor Javier AlvarezSpain
 2016Thiago De Moraes Gonzaga Foundation, “Vida Urgente,”
Diza Gonzaga, President
Brazil


BORKENSTEIN AWARDS

The Borkenstein Award recognises individuals who have made an outstanding contributions to international cooperation in alcohol and drug-ralated traffic safety programs.

2013 Winners:
Dr Bob Voas
Gerald Waters

2016 Winner
Ralph Hingson

SPECIAL PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS

Barry M Sweedler
Dr Robert Borkenstein
Dr Milan Valverius


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