The Maurice Wood Award for Lifetime Contribution to Primary Care Research is given annually to honor a researcher who has made outstanding contributions to primary care research over the course of a lifetime. Scientists from all nations, working in all professional fields and scientific disciplines, are eligible to receive the Wood Award, which is presented at the NAPCRG Annual Meeting. The award is named in honor of Maurice Wood, a pioneer in primary care research and a founder of NAPCRG.
NAPCRG solicits nominees for the annual Wood Award from members and other professionals. To nominate an individual for the 2020 Wood Award, complete the nomination form at the link below, upload a CV and a letter describing the nominee’s contributions to primary care research and state why the person should be a candidate. Nominations must be received by May 1, 2020.
The Nominee can be from any nation, profession or scientific discipline.
The nominee should be a primary care or family medicine researcher.
The Nominee must be living at the time of nomination.
The Wood Award is supported by donations from friends of primary care research across North America and around the world, including NAPCRG members and the Georgia Health Sciences University's Department of Family Medicine in the Medical College of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia Foundation Hames Endowment.
1995 - Curtis Hames, MD, Georgia, US
1996 - Martin Bass, MD, Ontario, Canada
1997 - Frans J A Huygen, MD, The Netherlands
1998 - Jack Medalie, MD, MPH, Ohio, US
1999 - Kerr White, MD, Virginia, US
2000 - Barbara Starfield, MD, MPH, FRCGP, Maryland, US
2001 - Ian R McWhinney, MD, Ontario, Canada
2002 - Walter Rosser, MD, Kingston, Ontario
2003 - Michael Klein, MD, Vancouver, British Columbia
2004 - Larry Green, MD, Colorado, US
2005 - Henk Lamberts, MD, PhD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2006 - Ann-Louise Kinmonth, MD, Cambridge, UK
2007 – Carol P Herbert, MD, CCFP, Ontario, Canada
2008 – Chris van Weel MD, PhD, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2009 – Ann C Macaulay CM, MD, FCFP, Montreal, Quebec, Canada