The Roux Prize is intended for anyone who has applied burden of disease research in innovative ways to improve population health. We are now accepting nominations for 2020.
October 22, 2019
June 10, 2019
Dr. Richard Horton, the “activist editor” of the international medical journal The Lancet, has been honored for his accomplishments as one of the world’s most “committed, articulate, and influential advocates for population health.”
September 26, 2018
Dr. Cynthia Maung, a Burmese physician and director of a clinic in Thailand, will be awarded $100,000 for using health data to improve the lives of refugees, migrant workers, and internally displaced people along the Burmese-Thai border.
October 4, 2017
Dr. Samba Sow, a Malian physician and Professor at the University of Maryland, will receive $100,000 for using health data to save children’s lives through a comprehensive vaccination program.
September 29, 2016
A Filipino epidemiologist and professor, Dr. John Q.
October 21, 2015
Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, a trained pediatrician and Fomer Minister of Health of Rwanda, is the second winner of the Roux Prize, a US$100,000 award for turning evidence into health impact and the largest prize of its kind. Dr. Binagwaho has used Global Burden of Disease (GBD) data and evidence from the Ministry’s own data-gathering efforts to ensure the country’s limited resources are saving the most lives and reducing suffering.
September 29, 2014
When Dr. Rodrigo Guerrero was elected mayor of Cali, Colombia, he knew that violence was killing more people in his city than anything else. Using scientific methods, he created a violence prevention program that led to a 33% drop in homicides.
March 7, 2014
Armed with additional data, policymakers will be able to more effectively control tobacco in their countries.