Call for Nominations for the 2020 AIHP Glenn Sonnedecker Prize

AIHP Logo

The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is now soliciting nominations for the 2020 AIHP Glenn Sonnedecker Prize. The deadline for receipt of nominations is July 1, 2020.

The AIHP Glenn Sonnedecker Prize is awarded to the author(s) of the best published article during the preceding calendar year about the history of some facet of pharmacy practice or pharmacy education in the United States.  The award comes with a $1,000 monetary prize.

Publications eligible for nomination for the 2020 Sonnedecker Prize must meet the following criteria:

  1. Published in a peer-reviewed journal during 2019 (including electronic appearance);
  2. focused directly on the history of some facet of pharmacy practice or pharmacy education in the United States (including the Colonial period);
  3. represent exemplary historical research methodology and interpretation; and
  4. be written clearly.

Nominations are welcomed from any source, including self-nominations by authors. Nominations (including a PDF copy of the article being nominated) should be emailed to AIHP’s Executive Director at dennis.birke@aihp.org with “Sonnedecker Prize” in the subject line or mailed to AIHP’s office at 777 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI  53705. Nominations received after the July 1, 2020 deadline will not be considered.

Nominations will be reviewed by AIHP’s Committee on Awards. If the prize is awarded in 2020, the winner will be announced in the fall.

AIHP established the Sonnedecker Prize in 2015 to honor the contributions of Glenn Sonnedecker to the field of the history of pharmacy. Professor Sonnedecker was a member of the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy and served as the Executive Director of AIHP for many years. 

Further information about the AIHP Glenn Sonnedecker Prize, including a list of past winners, is available on AIHP’s website.

Advancing knowledge and understanding of the history of pharmacy and medicines.
AIHP News

AIHP Thanks Members of the National Pharmacy Association Sponsorship program

Read More
Subscribe

Join AIHP and Subscribe to Pharmacy in History

Individual Subscription For $80/year ($100/foreign) Institutional/Corporate subscription For $160/year ($180/foreign) Pharmacy Education Fund (Schools or College of Pharmacy) For $330/year

Read More
AIHP News

Access the Pharmacy in History JSTOR Archive

All past issues of Pharmacy in History have been digitized and are text-searchable at JSTOR.

Read More
AIHP News

Calendar of Events

Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields:

Read More