The International Society of Hypertension (ISH) promotes and encourages the advancement of scientific research and knowledge and of its application in all aspects of hypertension and associated cardiovascular diseases. The Society offers a number of awards and lectureships at each Biennial Meeting.
A number of these awards are made possible by the specific and general support of our industry supporters, emphasizing their shared vision for the advancement of knowledge and recognition of achievement. The Society is most grateful for this generous support.
- ISH Franz Volhard Award
- ISH Robert Tigerstedt Award
- ISH Paul Korner Award
- ISH Developing World Award
- ISH Honorary Fellow Award
- ISH Distinguished Fellow Award
- ISH Award of Excellence for Research in Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Women
- ISH Honour for Senior Women Researchers
- ISH Mid-Career Award for Women Researchers
- ISH Distinguished Mentor Award
- ISH Mentorship Scholar Award
- ISH Austin Doyle Award
- ISH New Investigator Oral and Poster Presentation Awards
ISH Robert Tigerstedt Lifetime Achievement Award
This award was endowed by Merck Sharp & Dohme International in 1974. The award shall be presented biennially, on the recommendation of the ISH Awards Committee to a person, persons or institution responsible for distinguished work relating to the aetiology, epidemiology, pathology or treatment of high blood pressure.
The achievements of the recipient should reflect distinguished contributions in research, teaching or clinical activities relating to the aetiology, epidemiology, pathology or treatment of high blood pressure and successful mentorship of younger colleagues.
Must be a member of the ISH. Nominations for previous winners of any other senior award are not normally received, but might be considered if there is an outstanding independent case for this award.
Officers of the Scientific Council of the ISH and members of the ISH Awards Committee are not eligible to be nominated. Exceptionally, other members of the ISH Council may be eligible.
2018 Morris Brown
2016 Tony Heagerty
University of Manchester, USA
2014 John Funder
University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
2012 L LIU
2010 J Danser
2008 F Luft
2006 RP Lifton
2004 P Corvol
2002 M Safar
2000 M Esler
1998 JE Hall
1996 G Mancia
1994 Cardiovascular Research Center, Iowa USA F Abboud / G de Bona / D Heistad / A Mark
1992 J de Champlain
1990 P Sleight
1988 A Doyle
1986 YV Postnov / H Losse
1984 AC Guyton
1982 E Murihead
1980 JJ Brown / AF Lever / JIS Robertson
1978 J Bing
1976 Florey Institute