The Pam de Silva Medal recognises AIOH Members that have demonstrated their commitment to the principles of leadership and scientific integrity in the field of occupational hygiene. This award was established to commemorate the leadership and scientific integrity in the field of occupational hygiene by Pamela Elizabeth de Silva (March 11, 1930 - May 1, 1997).
Pam de Silva was a person of great principles and strength and her willingness to challenge orthodox scientific views was renowned. She has had an enormous influence on occupational hygiene in Australia. A founding member of the AIOH in 1980 and held the position of President in 1982, 1986 and 1987. In 1989 Pam become a Fellow of the AIOH (FAIOH). Pam was a significant figure in international scientific circles and was elected the first Australian President of the International Hygiene Association (IOHA) in 1989.
The Pam de Silva Medal is an extremely prestigious award presented by the AIOH. The AIOH encourages members to consider a worthy past or present member of the AIOH for this award. Previous award winners have demonstrated commitment to the principles of leadership and scientific integrity in the field of occupational hygiene.
2021 - Ian Firth | 2019 - Barry Chesson | 2018 - Laurie Glossop | 2015 - Charles Steer | 2012 - Sharann Johnson |
2011 - Brian Davies | 2009 - Ross Di Corleto | 2006 - David Grantham | 2005 - Tony Findlay & Alan Rogers | 2004 - Gerry Coles | 1998 - Gersh Major
The AIOH Outstanding Service Award was established in 2014 to celebrate and recognise the considerable contribution made by a person to the long-term development of the Institute, and to the overall development and advancement of its members.
This Award is managed by the current Council on behalf of the AIOH and its members.
The level of ‘outstanding service’, must be demonstrated as having been undertaken over at least a decade or more, and at a level above and beyond the duties recognised as being associated with routine Council and or Committee activities. In addition, such actions must have induced considerable influence on the development of the profession and its members.
Overall, the nominee should be seen as being held in high regarded by the profession. He or she should have:
2021 - Noel Tresider | 2019 - Ross Di Corleto | 2018 - Alan Rogers | 2016 - Gerard Tiernan | 2015 - Laura Loschiavo | 2014 - Brian Davies & Sue Davies
The AIOH Celebration of Achievement Award was established to recognise the considerable contribution made by a member to the long term development of the Institute and the practice of occupational hygiene.
Overall the nominee should be seen as being held in high regard by the profession, and have made significant contribution to AIOH activities. For example:
2022 Prof. Dino Pisaniello | 2019 - Mark Reggers | 2016 - Sue Reed | 2016 - John Henderson | 2015 - Garry Gately, Barry Chesson & David Grantham
Membership at this level enables occupational hygienists to use the post-nominals FAIOH. Fellow Members must have been a Full Member of the Institute for at least five years and have worked for more than fifteen years in a professional capacity in the field of occupational hygiene or one of its specialist branches. Fellow members must also have made a distinguished contribution to the advancement of the profession of occupational hygiene.
Fellow Members are nominated by a Full or Fellow member of the Institute and are to be seconded by a Full or Fellow member of the Institute.
A person may become an Honorary Fellow by invitation from the Council in recognition of a distinguished contribution to the advancement of the profession of occupational hygiene.
2022 - Mila Tejamaya & Elsye As Safira
2019 - Debbie Dietrich
2016 - DuYong Park
2015 - Wolfgang May
2015 - Trevor Ogden
2013 - John Henshaw
1980 - Howard Kusnetz
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