Awards and Honors

Conference Presentations and
Travel Scholarships


Samuel C. Harvey Lecturers

Awarded:  Annually by the AACE President for leadership in cancer education. The recipient delivers this prestigious lecture and receives a medal and $3,000 at the International Cancer Education Conference.
Established:  1951 to honor Samuel C. Harvey MD, PhB, FACS, 1886-1953.
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Joseph F. O'Donnell Early Career Investigator Award

Awarded:  Annually by  the Editorial Board of the Journal of Cancer Education a conference attendee who is in his/her early career and who is presenting a work focused on cancer education. A conference travel scholarship up to $1,500 is awarded to the recipient.
Established:  2014 to honor retired Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cancer Education, Joseph F. O'Donnell MD.
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Selma Morris Memorial Travel Scholarship Award

Awarded:  Annually in an amount up to $1,500 to encourage cancer educators around the globe to present work at the International Cancer Education Conference.
Established:  2013 in honor of Selma J. Morris, RN, MEd.
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Best Abstract Awards

Awarded:  Annually by the Program Committee of the International Cancer Education Conference.
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Best Poster Awards

Awarded:  Annually by the Program Committee of the International Cancer Education Conference.
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Achievement in Education and Research


Margaret Hay Edwards Achievment Medal

Awarded:  Annually by the AACE Advisory Committee to individuals who have made noteworthy contributions to cancer education. Each recipient receives a medal and $1,000. Established:  1986 in honor of Dr. Margaret Hay Edwards to recognize sustained outstanding contributions to cancer education.
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R. Davilene Carter Presidential Prize for Best Manuscripts

Awarded:  Annually by the AACE President for a research manuscript submitted to AACE for consideration. The awarded manuscript may or may not be published in the Journal of Cancer Education. Established:  In Memory of R. Davilene Carter, President of AACE 1993.
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AACE Fellows: Presidential Honor Roll

Past Presidents are honored as AACE Fellows in recognition of their service to the Association.
 

R. Davilene Carter Young Investigators Presidential Prize (discontinued)

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