Awards

The awards were presented at the IOF World Wide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies (IOF WWC) held in Miami, USA from December 11-14, 2007. This conference,organized by IOF for its member societies every two years, is a unique opportunity for patient organizations to exchange ideas and improve their skills in working towards improved prevention, diagnosis and treatment at the national... Read more
The International Osteoporosis Foundation announced today that the Hellenic Society of Osteoporosis Patient Support has been named the winner of the 2007 IOF-Linda Edwards Memorial Award.Linda Edwards, who passed away in December 2002, was a pioneer of osteoporosis advocacy, both in the UK where she was the director of the National Osteoporosis Society, and within IOF where she spearheaded the... Read more
The new IOF website has been awarded a ‘merit’ in the category of medical communications by the organization ‘World Wide Web Health Awards’. The website was judged within the class ‘Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Information’. All entries were judged by a panel of distinguished judges which include medical professionals, marketing and web specialists. Read more
The International Osteoporosis Foundation’s Bone Appétit campaign, which highlights the importance of nutrition in building strong bones, has won the 2007 Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Excellence Award for International Public Relations.The [link 767]Bone Appétit campaign[/link], which was launched on World Osteoporosis Day 2006, encourages individuals to take responsibility for... Read more
This new award honors journalists whose work has helped to educate the public and health care professionals about osteoporosis. Journalist Lim Ai Swan of Malysia was awarded the prize for her article ‘Osteoporosis – Move it or Lose it’ which appeared in the China Press Berhad in October 2005. Ian Mason (UK) won the award for his article 'Osteoporosis: keep taking the tablets for long term health... Read more
Dr. Ghassan Maalouf, an orthopaedic surgeon at Saint George Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, received the prestigious first IOF President’s Award – which recognises an outstanding individual who has made a significant and unstinting contribution to the advancement of the work of the International Osteoporosis Foundation. Among his many achievements, Dr. Read more
Professor Pierre Delmas, from Lyon, France, today received the prestigious International Osteoporosis Foundation Medal of Achievement, presented during the 2006 IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) in Toronto, Canada. Read more
Seven young investigators today received IOF_Novartis Young Scholars’ Awards, which were presented during the 2006 IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) in Toronto, Canada. The recipients of the awards were: Read more
Dr Elise Feng-i Morgan, of Boston University, received the 2005 IOF-Servier Young Investigator Award, presented during the 2006 IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) in Toronto, Canada. Dr Morgan, who is Assistant Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, at Boston University, USA, won this award for her proposal to use three-dimensional visualization to understand how spine... Read more

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