To commemorate the pioneering work of the late Dr. Paul Wilson Brand (1914-2003) and to stimulate further research in this field, the PWB-RSA was donated by a private anonymous.
The prize is awarded to applicants submitting an abstract to a regular DFSG meeting, presenting new clinical or experimental data on the effects of repetitive mechanical stress on soft tissues, joints or bones.
The PWB-RSA comprises the sum of 3000 € and the privilege to lecture on the topic during that meeting.
The winner is nominated by the programme committee of the Diabetic Foot Study Group from 2014 onwards.
Next award will be granted at the DFSG Meeting 2022.
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Kenneth A. Johnson Memorial Lecture, presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Meeting in 2000.
The 5 best oral abstracts will be presented Saturday 17th September 2022, 16.25-17.50.
Audience will have the opportunity to vote for the best of the 5, who will receive an award of EUR 100.
In the Oral award session are:
|Award Oral 1||AGREEMENT BETWEEN RADIOGRAPHIC AND NON-CONTRAST MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING IN REPORTING BONE DAMAGE IN ACUTE CHARCOT NEURO-OSTEOARTHROPATHY||Nina Petrova, United Kingdom|
|Award Oral 2||CONTINUOUS, HIGH-PRESSURE FEEDBACK ‘ALERT’ THERAPY REDUCES HIGH PRESSURE AT SPECIFIC PLANTAR SITES ACROSS THE ‘HIGH-RISK’ DIABETIC FOOT.||Caroline Abbott, United Kingdom|
|Award Oral 3||BELOW-THE-ANKLE ARTERIAL DISEASE: A NEW MARKER OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES AND FOOT ULCERS||Ermanno Bellizzi, Italy|
|Award Oral 4||THE DESIGN OF AN INTEGRATED PERSONALIZED ASSISTIVE DEVICES APPROACH TO REDUCE FOOT ULCER RECURRENCE IN DIABETES||Lisa Vossen, Netherlands|
|Award Oral 5||COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT METHODS TO ASSESS THERAPEUTIC FOOTWEAR USE AMONG PEOPLE WITH DIABETES||Gustav Jarl, Sweden|
The highest scoring posters will be presented in a poster session and evaluated by a panel accoring to the following criteria:
- Visually appealing
- Well laid out in a logical manner
- Relevant and interesting content
- Has clear conclusions
1st Prize winner: 75 EUR
2nd Prize winner: 50 EUR
A list of award winners from previous years can be viewed here
Applies to nurses, podiatrists, research fellows, doctors in training or students aged 40 or under on 1 September 2022.
After acceptance of abstract a letter must be sent to email@example.com explaining the reason for applying for a grant, together with a confirmation email from the consultant or supervisor at university. Only limited grants are available and the Chairman reserves the right to refuse without giving any reasons.
Letter must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 28th July 2022.
Amount: 200 EUR
The receipients of the grant have been informed.
The DFSG Life Time Achievement Award is awarded to recognize outstanding late-career health care professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of diabetic foot care.
The Executive Committee of DFSG decides who will receive the award.
Next award will be awarded at DFSG 2022.
A list of the award receivers in the past can be found here>>