2010 American Society of Cytopathology Awards

The ASC provides special awards to outstanding individuals in the field of cytology. The following Awards will be presented throughout the Scientific Sessions of the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting.

2010 Papanicolaou Award

 
 
 
The Papanicolaou Award, established in 1958, is the highest award given by the Society and is presented annually to a physician or Ph.D. member. Recipients are in recognition of meritorious contributions in the field of Cytopathology.
Dr. David C. Wilbur is the recipient of the 2010 Papanicolaou Award. Dr. Wilbur will receive the Papanicolaou Medal and present the Papanicolaou Address on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 11:30 AM, during the Scientific Sessions

 

2010 Leopold Koss Lectureship

The 2010 Boston Meeting is the first year to honor Dr. Leopold Koss and invite a prominent icon in the medical field who shares a dedication and commitment to furthering humanities.

Dr. Alfred G. Knudson, Jr. is the recipient of the first Leopold Koss Lectureship Award. He will receive this award prior to his presentation Monday, November 15, 2010 at 11:00 AM.

 

2010 Cytotechnologist Award for Outstanding Achievement

The Cytotechnologist Award for Outstanding Achievement, established in 1969, is presented annually to an ASC Cytotechnologist. Selection of the recipient is in recognition of meritorious service or accomplishments to the field of cytology.

The 2010 Cytotechnologist Award for Outstanding Achievement will be presented to Mr. Michael S. Facik, M.P.A., CT(ASCP), CFIAC on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 11:00 AM.

 

2010 Excellence in Education Award

This Award was established in 1998 and is presented annually to a cytotechnologist or physician member of the ASC. The Award is in recognition of meritorious service or accomplishments in the field of cytopathology education to include the education of cytotechnologists, pathology residents and/or cytopathology fellows.

The 2010 Excellence in Education Award will be presented to Dr. Dina Mody on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 11:00 AM.

 

2010 President’s Award 

The President’s Award was established in 1992 and is presented annually to an ASC member.  Selection of the recipient is at the discretion of the current ASC President.

The 2010 President’s Award will be presented to Lynnette Savaloja, BS, SCT(ASCP) on Saturday, November 13, 2010, at 11:00 AM.

Poster/Platform Awards
The ASC provides awards to support young investigators submitting abstracts to the ASC Annual Scientific Meeting. The selection is based upon research excellence as evidenced by peer-reviewed scoring. The following awards will be presented during the Scientific Sessions on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 5:00 PM.

Warren R. Lang, M.D. Resident Physician Award
Established in 1978, the award is presented annually to recognize a resident or fellow in an approved training program who submits the best scientific paper in cytology at a poster or platform session during the ASC Annual Scientific Meeting.

Cytotechnologist Scientific Presentation Award
Established in 1969, the award is presented in recognition of a cytotechnologist or student cytotechnologist enrolled in a CAAHEP-accredited cytotechnology program who presents the best scientific paper in cytology at a platform or poster session during the ASC Annual Scientific Meeting. The first author must be an ASC member.

Geno Saccomanno, M.D. New Frontiers in Cytology Award
Established in 1993, the award is presented to an ASC member who is not nominated for another abstract award. The paper should contribute to better understanding of cell biology or enhanced diagnosis and show significant innovation, good study design and potential diagnostic utility.

ASC Foundation – Future of the Profession Award
This award will be presented to either a platform or poster presentation addressing the issues regarding the evolving role of cytopathologists and cytotechnologists in our changing environment.