Congratulations to Professor Paul Kind who has been awarded the 2017 Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR).
The award recognises an individuals outstanding, life-long achievement in the area of improving health outcomes. Paul will receive the award at the ISPOR International Meeting in Boston, USA in May.
The ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award is established in honour of the late Avedis Donabedian MD, MPH to acknowledge those individuals who have made a major contribution to the improvement of health outcomes. Dr. Donabedian was a renowned faculty member of the University of Michigan School of Public Health, multiple Award-winner, author of eight books, more than 50 peer-reviewed articles, and countless lectures on the subject of outcomes research. He dedicated his life to improving the quality of health care and health care systems, and directed such research towards health outcomes as the measure of quality. He has been called the "Father of Outcomes Research".