ISRS Awards: Overview
Each year, ISRS awards members for their special contributions to the ISRS, as well as their dedication to the field.
2013 ISRS Award Recipients:
- José Barraquer Lecture and Award: Dr. Dimitri Azar (United States)
- Casebeer Award: Dr. Osama Ibrahim (Egypt)
- Founders’ Award: Dr. Vikentia Katsanevaki (Greece)
- Kritzinger Memorial Award: Dr. Renato Ambrosio Jr. (Brazil)
- Lans Distinguished Award: Dr. Damien Gatinel (France)
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Joseph Colin (France)
- Troutman Prize: Dr. David Smadja (France)
- Presidential Recognition Award: Drs. William Fishkind (United States) and George Beiko (Canada)
Awards: José Barraquer Lecture and Award
The José I. Barraquer Lecture and Award honors a physician who has made significant contributions in the field of refractive surgery during his or her career. This individual exemplifies the character and scientific dedication of Dr. José I. Barraquer; known as one of the founding fathers of refractive surgery.
Awards: Casebeer Award
The Casebeer Award recognizes an individual for his or her outstanding contributions to refractive surgery through nontraditional research and development activities.
Awards: Founder's Award
The Founder's Award recognizes the vision and spirit of the Society's founders by honoring an ISRS member who has made extraordinary contributions to the growth and advancement of the Society and its mission.
Awards: Kritzinger Memorial Award
The Kritzinger Memorial Award recognizes an individual who embodies the clinical, educational, and investigative qualities of Dr. Michiel Kritzinger, who advanced the international practice of refractive surgery.
Awards: Lans Distinguished Award
The Lans Distinguished Lecturer Award honors Dr. Leendert J. Lans. Given annually, the award is given to an individual who has made innovative contributions to the field of refractive surgery, especially in the correction of astigmatism.
Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement Award honors an ISRS member who has made significant and internationally recognized contributions to the advancement of refractive surgery over his or her career.
Awards: Richard C. Troutman Prize
The Richard C. Troutman MD DSc (Hon) Troutman Prize recognizes the scientific merit of a young author publishing in the Journal of Refractive Surgery. This prize honors Richard C. Troutman, MD, DSc (Hon).
Awards: Presidential Recognition Award
The Presidential Recognition Award is a special award which honors the recipient's dedication and contributions to the field of refractive surgery and to the ISRS.
2013: Drs. Wiilliam Fishkind and George Beiko
2012: Drs. David F. Chang and Roger F. Steinert
2011: Dr. Jack T. Holladay
2010: Dr. George O. Waring III
2009: Drs. Guy M. Kezirian and Steven E. Wilson
2008: Dr. José L. Güell and Ms. Ana Maria Torres