IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology

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IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology
Awarded for For outstanding contributions and/or innovations in engineering within the fields of medicine, biology, and healthcare technology.
Presented by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
First awarded 2009
Official website IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology

The IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology was established by the IEEE Board of Directors in 2009. This award is presented for outstanding contributions and/or innovations in engineering within the fields of medicine, biology, and healthcare technology.[1]

The award is presented annually to an individual, team, or multiple recipients up to five in number. It was presented for the first time in 2010.

Recipients of this medal receive a gold medal, bronze replica, certificate and honorarium.


The recipients of the award have been:[2]

  • 2015: Takuo Aoyagi
  • 2014: Leroy Hood
  • 2013: Robert S. Langer
  • 2012: Savio L-Y. Woo
  • 2011: Harrison H. Barrett
  • 2010: Ronald Nutt and David Townsend

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