The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) welcomes nomination for the 2021 Roux Prize for Health Innovation.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent global health research center at the University of Washington. The Roux Prize is intended for anyone who has used health evidence in innovative ways to improve the health of the population. IHME welcome diverse entries: winners might be workers within government agencies, researchers at academic institutions, volunteers in charitable organizations, or health providers working in the community
However, the evaluation of nominees depends on the information supplied therefore, nominations should be accurate, detailed, and complete.
- Nominations are welcomed from across the globe.
- Preference is given to individuals, but groups are eligible.
- Current full-time faculty, fellows, or employees of IHME and the University of Washington are not eligible.
- Nominee’s personal information: title, name, degrees, position or role, organization, email, phone number, and physical address.
- Nomination statement (1000 word limit): The nomination statement should express why he/she feels this candidate is deserving of the Roux Prize. The strongest nominations will be those which:
- Describe the scope and relevance of the problem addressed by the nominee.
- Describe how the candidate used evidence to improve population health. Please include specific examples that highlight the importance of the evidence for achieving the outcome, and highlight the breadth and significance of the impact on the population.
- Describe the nominee and the context in which they performed their work, including any barriers or obstacles they had to overcome to achieve the outcome.
- Describe any innovations the nominee implemented in their use of evidence.
- Explain how the prize would benefit the nominee.
- Nominator’s personal information: title, name, degrees, position or role, organization, email, phone number, and physical address.
To submit a nomination, click here