Annals of Epidemiology Award: Overall Best Paper

The American College of Epidemiology is pleased to present the Annals of Epidemiology Outstanding Article Award winners. In the spirit of supporting high quality epidemiologic research that is carefully reported and addresses questions of substantial public health or methodological significance, the American College of Epidemiology awards this annual prize to the first author of the manuscript chosen by the Publications committee as the best article in the journal that year. This award accentuates the close affiliation of the College with the Annals of Epidemiology.

2007 Bruna Galobardes, University of Bristol: "Systematic Review of the Influence of Childhood Socioeconomic Circumstances on Risk for Cardiovascular Disease in Adulthood".
2008 Esben Budtz-Jørgensen, Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen: "Confounder Selection in Environmental Epidemiology: Assessment of Health Effects of Prenatal Mercury Exposure".
2009 Giulia B. Earle-Richardson, New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health: "Estimating the Occupational Morbidity for Migrant and Seasonal Farm workers in New York State: A Comparison of Two Methods"
2010 Anna Oksuzyan, MaxPlanck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany: The male-female health-survival paradox: a survey and register study of the impact of sex-specific selection and information bias”
2011 Tuula Oksanen, Centre for Expertise in Work Organisations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki: "Self-Report as an Indicator of Incident Disease"
2012 Victor M. Cardenas, University of Texas-Houston School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences: "Yard Flooding by Irrigation Canals Increased the Risk of West Nile Disease in El Paso, Texas"
2013 Thaddeus J. Haight, PhD, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA: "Relative contributions of biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease"
2014 Abby E. Rudolph, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation Calverton Center, Individual and neighborhood correlates of membership in drug using networks with a higher prevalence of HIV in New York City (2006-2009)”
2015 Igor Karp, Western University,"Does Pregnancy Alter the Long-term Course of Multiple Sclerosis?"
2018 (tie) Kristen Hess, PhD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "Lifetime risk of a diagnosis of HIV infection in the United States"
2018 (tie) Ruofan Yao, MD, MPH, University of Maryland Medical Center, "The association between gestational weight gain and risk of stillbirth: a population-based cohort study
2019 Eric J. Jacobs, PhD, “Ghost-time bias from imperfect mortality ascertainment in aging cohorts”.
2020 Keri N. Althoff, PhD, MPH,  “Mind the gap: observation windows to define periods of event ascertainment as a

quality control method for longitudinal electronic health record data”.


Annals of Epidemiology Award: Best Junior Paper

The Best Junior Paper Award is given by the College each year to recognize and support high-quality epidemiologic research published in the Annals of Epidemiology by a student or a lead author within five years post-graduation date at the time of submitting their paper to the Annals of Epidemiology journal. Award-winning papers are selected by a panel of judges from both the ACE Publications Committee and Annals of Epidemiology, underscoring the close affiliation of the College with the Journal.  

2018 Laura Pazzagli, PhD, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology T2, Karolinska Institute Solna, "Marginal structural model to evaluate the joint effect of socioeconomic exposures on the risk of developing end-stage renal disease in patients with type 1 diabetes: a longitudinal study based on data from the Swedish Childhood Diabetes Study Group"
2019 Carla P. Benzold, ScD, “The relationship between surrounding greenness in childhood and adolescence and depressive symptoms in adolescence and early adulthood”
2020 Sarah McKetta, ScM, “Oral contraceptive use and depression among adolescents”.