LOINC Award for Distinguished Contributions

Purpose

The LOINC Award for Distinguished Contributions honors an individual who has made sustained and enduring contributions that advance health data interoperability with LOINC.

Award criteria

This award recognizes exceptional and enduring actions, activities, and accomplishments that advance and promote LOINC and its use to improve health. A member of the LOINC community can be eligible for this award based on their thought leadership, success in implementation, promotion of awareness and adoption, education, and/or fostering cooperation and collaboration.

Award presentation

The LOINC Award for Distinguished Contributions is presented at the first LOINC Conference event of each year.

Nominations

Nominations for this award are accepted throughout the year. All nominations should include:

  1. Two letters of support and
  2. A summary statement of accomplishments

Email the nomination package to awards-support@loinc.org

Award recipients

Riki Merrick

2021

Riki Merrick

Lin Zhang aka Forest

2020

Lin Zhang

Lorie Carey

2019

Lorie Carey

CIM P.Mgr

Pamela D. Banning

2018

Pamela D. Banning

MLS(ASCP)CM, PMPĀ®(PMI)

Susan Matney

2017

Susan Matney

PhD, RNC-OB, FAAN

Cindy Johns

2017

Cindy Johns

MSA

Gilbert Hill, MD, PhD

2016

Gilbert Hill

MD, PhD