ICNA Awards

ICNA Frank Ford Award

Frank R. Ford (1892-1970) Dr. Frank Ford was born and spent nearly his entire life in Baltimore, where he established a strong Paediatric Neurology Service. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1915 and its medical school in 1920. In 1918, he joined the Student Army…

Sheila Wallace Award

Dr Sheila Wallace was the Director of the Children's Centre, where she worked in cooperation with the Community Health Service, Neonatologists, an Orthopaedic Surgeon, and the Professor of Mental Handicap. She was on the Medical Advisory Committee of the British Epilepsy…

John Stobo Prichard Award

John Stobo Prichard was born in Barry, Wales, and trained in England and the United States, but spent most of his medical career in Canada. His father, Thomas Preece Prichard, was a solicitor. His mother was Ethel Jane Frazer Andrew. John Prichard was educated at Clifton…

Selection Process:
The ICNA Nominating Committee is tasked with making nominations for the awards. There is an open call for nominations e-blast to the ICNA membership. The process involves receipt of a nominator support letter from an active ICNA or Nominating Committee member outlining the reasons for the nomination, a written agreement from the nominee to stand for the award, and the curriculum vitae and photo of the nominee. All documents are reviewed by the members of the Nominating Committee and an anonymized, secure, electronic voting procedure is instituted to select the top 3 candidates in order of priority. The candidate nominees are then submitted to the entire ICNA Executive Board for a second anonymized electronic voting confirmation. The recipient must be an ICNA member and a child neurologist.