The Tyroler Prize Paper Award is given to recognize the best submitted paper by a student in a doctoral program with a concentration in epidemiology. The Tyroler Award honors Herman Alfred (Al) Tyroler, MD. The award is sponsored by the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health.
To be eligible, the paper (1) must have been written as part of the applicant’s doctoral training in the 2 years leading up to the June meeting; (2) The paper can be submitted, accepted, or published at the time of submission; papers published prior to submission should have been published no more than 6 months prior to the award submission deadline. The applicant need not be a doctoral student at the time of submission. No prize will be awarded if the review committee decides that no manuscript is of superior quality.
The award winner will receive complimentary meeting registration to SER’s Annual meeting, travel funds reimbursement up to the amount of $2,000, and be invited to give a scientific presentation at the Annual Meeting.
Note: Funds are only available for travel reimbursement to attend the meeting. If the individual is unable to attend the meeting, they may still be named as the award winner, but the funds will not be disbursed to the individual as they are for travel reimbursement to attend the meeting.