ACMT Recognition Awards

These awards are to honor ACMT members who have made significant contributions to the College or to the specialty of Medical Toxicology. There are numerous ACMT members that are deserving of these honors and recognition. Awards are presented annually at ACMT’s Annual Scientific Meeting.

Past Recipients

Outstanding Service to the College

2022 – Timothy J. Wiegand, MD, FACMT, DFASAM
2021 –
Mark K. Su, MD, MPH, FACMT
2019 –
Anne-Michelle Ruha, MD, FACMT
2018 –
Steven Aks, DO, FACMT
2016 – William P. Kerns, MD, FACMT
2015 – Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT
2015 – Howard Greller, MD, FACMT
2014 –
Leslie Dye, MD, FACMT
2013 –
Mark Kirk, MD, FACMT
2012 –
Erica Liebelt, MD, FACMT
2009 –
Paul Wax, MD, FACMT
2008 –
Michael Kosnett, MD, FACMT
2007 –
Charles McKay, MD, FACMT

Outstanding Contribution to Medical Toxicology Education

2022 – Anselm Wong, MBBS, PhD, FACMT
2021 – Kavita M. Babu, MD, FACMT
2020 – Robert G. Hendrickson, MD, FACMT
2019 – Christina E. Hantsch, MD, FACMT
2016 – Steven Curry, MD, FACMT
2015 – Kurt Kleinschmidt, MD, FACMT
2013 – Andrew Dawson, MBBS
2011 – Cynthia Aaron, MD, FACMT
2010 – Robert S. Hoffman, MD, FACMT
2009 – Kevin Osterhoudt, MD, FACMT
2008 – Jeffrey Suchard, MD, FACMT
2007 – Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT

Outstanding Contribution to Medical Toxicology Research

2022 – Jason B. Hack, MD, FACEP, FACMT
2021 – Steven B. Bird, MD, FACMT
2020 – Vikhyat S. Bebarta, MD, FACMT
2019 – Alex F. Manini, MD, FACMT
2018 – Kennon Heard, MD, PhD, FACMT
2017 – Eric Lavonas, MD, FACMT
2016 – Jerry Liekin, MD, FACMT
2015 – Leslie Boyer, MD, FACMT
2014 – Daniel Rusyniak, MD, FACMT
2013 – Yaron Finkelstein, MD
2011 – Edward Boyer, MD, FACMT
2010 – William Meggs, MD, FACMT

Next Application Deadline: July 1, 2023

Nomination Procedures

Letters of nomination should offer detailed specific information regarding the nominee’s contributions to the field of Medical Toxicology. Send signed letters of nomination via email to awards@acmt.net with ‘ACMT Recognition Award’ in the subject line. 

Award and Presentation

The recipient will be recognized at the annual ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting.

Award and Presentation

Each year the Awards Committee will evaluate the new entries submitted and all previous nominees who were not given the award. 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.

Outstanding Service to the College

Outstanding Contribution to Medical Toxicology Education

Outstanding Contribution to Medical Toxicology Research

Purpose

This Award will honor a member who has rendered outstanding service to the American College of Medical Toxicology.

Criteria

Any member may nominate himself/herself or any other member who would be considered a role model. Outstanding service may include but is not limited to; longevity of committee service, chairmanship of committees, new program development or subcommittee creation and leadership, and lead authorship of position statements.

Purpose

This Award will honor an ACMT member who has made significant contributions to the educational pursuits of medical toxicology.

Criteria

Any member of the College may nominate himself/herself or another member for this award. The nominee must be a member of the College. Examples of outstanding contributions may include but are not limited to; an outstanding teacher who has made an educational impact on medical toxicology, development of teaching methods (books, other publications, audiovisual teaching tools, and computer instruction), and outstanding service in medical toxicology fellowship training.

Purpose

This Award will be presented to a member of the College who has made significant research contributions in the field of medical toxicology.

Criteria

Any member of the College may nominate himself/herself or another member for this award. The nominee must be a member of the College. Examples of outstanding contributions may include but are not limited to; outstanding research either basic or clinical science, research contributions that have changed the practice of medical toxicology, and research innovation.