Nominations must be submitted on behalf of the nominee. Self-nominations will not be reviewed.
The Murray-Lopez Award is open to individuals who meet the following criteria:
- An early‐career professional (defined as no more than five years’ post terminal degree)
- Demonstrable evidence that the nominee can carry out Global Burden of Disease (GBD) research(1) of the highest scientific quality, focused on either:
- Methods improvement; or
- Application of GBD methods in low and middle income countries (LMIC)(2)
- Preference will be given to candidates who are based in a LMIC.
(1) “GBD-related research” defined as research or analysis that fits under the rubric of the Global Burden of Disease Study.
(2) “LMIC” defined by the World Bank as: “For the current 2020 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $1,025 or less in 2018; lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $1,026 and $3,995; upper middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $3,996 and $12,375; high-income economies are those with a GNI per capita of $12,376 or more.” For a full list of countries, click here.
If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].
Nominations for 2021 should be received no later than March 29, 2021.