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Matthew J. Ellenhorn Award

 
The Matthew J. Ellenhorn Award is to honor an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to the field of medical toxicology. Dr. Ellenhorn had a distinguished career as an educator and clinician. He was an early member of and examiner for the American Board of Medical Toxicology. He actively contributed to the literature and was a reliable, persistent and provocative interrogator of presenters at the annual toxicology meeting. The textbook, Medical Toxicology: Diagnosis and Management of Human Poisoning, originally co-authored with Donald Barceloux, MD, was a standard for the field.

 

Criteria

Any member of the College may nominate himself/herself or another member for this award. The nominee must be an active member of the College; however the peak of activity does not have to be recent. Additional outstanding contributions to the specialty should include one or all of the following; teaching, clinical practice, research, service.

Recipient by Year

2020     Erica Liebelt, MD, FACMT
2019     Paul Wax, MD, FACMT
2018     Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT
2017     Kenneth Kulig, MD, FACMT
2016     Michael Kosnett, MD, FACMT
2015     Fred Henretig, MD, FACMT
2014     Milton Tenenbein, MD, FACMT
2013     Jeffrey Brent, MD, PhD, FACMT
2012     Robert S. Hoffman, MD, FACMT 
2011     William Banner, MD, FACMT
2010     Kent Olson, MD, FACMT
2009     Steven Marcus, MD
2008     J. Ward Donovan, MD, FACMT
2007     Steven Curry, MD, FACMT
2006     Charles Becker, MD, FACMT
2005     Anthony Temple, MD
2004     Richard Dart, MD, FACMT
2003     Carol Angle, MD
2002     Howard Mofenson, MD
2001     Barry Rumack, MD, FACMT
2000     Frederick Lovejoy, MD
1999     William Robertson, MD
1998     Lewis Goldfrank, MD, FACMT
1997     Helmut Redetsky, MD


Nomination Procedures

Letters of nomination should offer detailed specific information regarding the nominees contributions to the field of Medical Toxicology.

Send letters to the Awards Committee via email to  with 'ACMT Ellenhorn Nomination' in the subject line. 

 

Award and Presentation

The recipient will be recognized at the ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting. The recipient will have the opportunity to deliver a keynote address on a topic of his/her choice or have one presented in his/her honor. 

Judgment: Each year the Awards Committee will evaluate the new entries submitted and the previous nominees from the last five years. The recommendations are subject to review by the ACMT Board of Directors. The decision of the Board is final, and the Board reserves the right to make no award if there are no nominees of sufficient merit.