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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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
The Borkenstein Award recognises individuals who have made an outstanding contributions to international cooperation in alcohol and drug-ralated traffic safety programs.
Barry M Sweedler