Learn more about our awards at the Awards Page.
The Award is given annually to a physician thought by his/her peers in the ALS/MND community to have shown exceptional care and compassion in the study and management of ALS/MND.
More specifically, the criteria are as follows. The winner of the Forbes Norris Award:
- Is a major participant in the delivery of outstanding ALS/MND patient care, and
- Is a significant contributor to the medical literature on ALS/MND clinical management or basic science, and
- Is a member of team/s undertaking ongoing research into ALS/MND care, management and/or basic science.
The Award will consist of an inscribed crystal bowl and framed citation of the awardee’s work. The judging panel will consist of three Directors of the International Alliance. The Award will be presented at the Opening Ceremony of the upcoming International Symposium on ALS/MND.
Nominations can be made by any individual or organization.
The Award will be presented at the Opening Ceremony of the upcoming International Symposium on ALS/MND.
Nominations will open on 1 May 2017. The deadline is 1 October 2017.