Friday, October 19, 2012: 8:45 AM-9:45 AM
Regency Ballroom A/B (Hyatt Regency)

8:45 AM
Annette O’Connor, RN, PhD, FCAHS , Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
The Career Achievement Award recognizes distinguished senior investigators who have made significant contributions to the field of medical decision making. The 2012 award is presented to Annette O’Connor, RN, PhD, FCAHS, Ottawa Health Research Institute

9:05 AM
Scott B. Cantor, PhD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
The Eugene L. Saenger Award for Distinguished Service to SMDM recognizes service to SMDM in terms of leadership, role in the operations of the Society, and contributions to the scientific and educational activities of the Society. The 2012 award is presented to Scott Cantor, PhD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

9:25 AM
Michael Drummond, PhD, University of York, York, United Kingdom
The John M. Eisenberg Award for Practical Application of Medical Decision Making Research recognizes an individual or organization that has demonstrated sustained leadership in translating medical decision making research into practice, and that has taken exceptional steps to communicate the principles and/or substantive findings of medical decision making research to policy makers, to clinical decision makers, and to the general public. The 2012 award is presented to Michael Drummond, PhD University of York Centre for Health Economics