Call for Nominations: The Roux Prize for health innovation 2023 ($100,000 Prize)

The Roux Prize was created to honor individuals or groups from around the world who have used health evidence in bold, innovative and impactful ways.

David and Barbara Roux established the $100,000 Roux Prize in 2013 to reward innovation in the application of disease burden research. The prize recognizes the person who has used health evidence in bold ways to make people healthier – and to highlight just what’s possible when visionaries use health evidence to change lives.

Requirements

  • The Roux Prize is intended for anyone who has used health evidence in innovative ways to improve the health of the population.
  • The Roux Proze welcome diverse entries: winners might be workers within government agencies, researchers at academic institutions, volunteers in charitable organizations, or health providers working in the community

Each year, the winner receives $100,000 that can be put toward anything that the winner wishes. Past recipients have used their winnings to fund academic scholarships, their research, or their own life’s causes. 

Information included in the nomination form:

  • Nominee’s personal information: title, name, degrees, position or role, organization, email, phone number, and physical address.
  • Nomination statement (1000 word limit): The nomination statement should express why you feel this candidate is deserving of the Roux Prize. The strongest nominations will be those which:
    • Describe the scope and relevance of the problem addressed by the nominee.
    • Describe how the candidate used evidence to improve population health. Please include specific examples that highlight the importance of the evidence for achieving the outcome, and highlight the breadth and significance of the impact on the population.
    • Describe the nominee and the context in which they performed their work, including any barriers or obstacles they had to overcome to achieve the outcome.
    • Describe any innovations the nominee implemented in their use of evidence.
    • Describe how the prize would benefit the nominee.
    • Optional: Supporting materials. You may provide any documents which provide evidence of the nominee’s achievements and in particular highlight how the nominee used evidence to improve population health and/or the magnitude and relevance of the impact of the nominee’s work. These could include peer-reviewed articles, media publications, letters of support, etc. (5 maximum)
  • Nominator’s personal information: title, name, degrees, position or role, organization, email, phone number, and physical address.
    • Optional: Co-nominator personal information: title, name, degrees, position or role, organization, email, phone number, and physical address.
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For More Information: Visit the Official Webpage of the Roux Prize 2023 . Application Deadline: April 15, 2023

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