Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the contributions
of individuals of any Nationality to the field of endeavor encompassed by our
Society. The award recognizes a ‘lifetime
corpus of work’ in any area that has contributed to basic or clinical science or
to the development of outstanding educational tools for the improvement of
Prof Harald zur Hausen
for his groundbreaking work in recognizing the role of human
papillomavirus and the identification of HPV 16 and HPV 18 as a cause of
cervical cancer. This research was instrumental in the development of
vaccines to protect against cervical cancer.
Professor Margaret A. Stanley, O.B.E. FMedSci. Hon. FRCOG
for her research on the immunobiology of human papillomavirus and cervical cancer which has contributed greatly to the understanding of this disease process.
Malcolm Coppleson, MD
was honored as a pioneer in recognizing the value of colposcopy as a
diagnostic technique for evaluation of the abnormal cervix;
establishment of the first Australian colposcopy clinic; and
co-authoring the first widely used English language textbook on
Raymond H. Kaufman, MD
for his knowledge and study of many areas including cervical pathology,
DES and vulvar diseases and for mentoring numerous ASCCP members
through the years.