AAMI Foundation's Laufman-Greatbatch Award
This is AAMI's most prestigious award. Named after two pioneers in the field—Harold Laufman, MD and Wilson Greatbatch, PhD—this highly regarded award honors an individual or group that has made a unique and significant contribution to the advancement of healthcare technology and systems, service, patient care, or patient safety.
Candidates must demonstrate:
The award includes a $5,000 check and a plaque to be presented at AAMI's Annual Conference.
The next deadline for nominations is Feb. 15, 2017.
| 2016 Award Recipients
Ary L. Goldberger, MD; Roger G. Mark, MD, PhD; and George Moody—founders of PhysioNet—were selected to receive this award for their work over the last 20 years to collect and provide access to “big data” through the creation of PhysioNet. PhysioNet is a free collection of recorded physiologic signals and related open-source software intended to stimulate current research and new investigations.
Winners of the Laufman-Greatbatch Award
|2015||Masakazu Tsuzuki, MD, PhD||1995||John Watson, PhD|
|2014||Matthew B. Weinger, MD||1994||Robert Arzbaecher, PhD|
|2013||Carl Bruch, PhD||1993||Craig J. Hartley, PhD|
|2012||David Bates||1992||Otto Herbert Schmitt, PhD|
|2011||Timothy Vanderveen, PharmD||1991||Allen Latham, Jr.|
|2010||Neal E. Fearnot, PhD||1989||Paul C. Lauterbur, PhD|
|2009||Forrest M. Bird, MD||1988||Michel Mirowski, MD|
|2008||Jack Harrington||1987||Leslie A. Geddes, ME, PhD|
|2007||Willis A. Tacker, Jr., MD, PhD||1985||Dwight E. Harken, MD|
|2006||Nathaniel Sims, MD||1984||Clarence Dennis|
|2005||Maynard Ramsey, III, MD, PhD||1983||Charles A. Mistretta, PhD|
|2004||Dr. George J. Magovern, Sr., MD||1982||Wilson Greatbatch, PE|
|2003||David Hood, Steve Alexander, Matthew Hanson, Todd Kneale, and Terry Domae||1981||Reginald C. Eggleton|
|2002||David E. Flinchbaugh, PhD, PE||1980||Martin H. Wilcox|
|2000||Thomas Fogarty, MD||1979||Norman J. Holter, DSc|
|2001||Huntly D. Millar||1978||Godfrey N. Hounsfield|
|1999||Adrian Kantrowitz, MD||1977||Willem Johan Kolff, MD, PhD|
|1998||Earl E. Bakken||1976||Robert F. Rushmer, MD|
|1997||Alan Berson, PhD||1975||Barouh V. Berkovits|
|1996||John G. Webster, PhD|