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Call for Nominations for the AIHP Glenn Sonnedecker Prize

The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the 2016 Glenn Sonnedecker Prize. This prize honors the contributions of Glenn Sonnedecker to the field of the history of pharmacy and aims to encourage research in subjects central to his work. The Sonnedecker Prize will be awarded for the best original article published in 2015 on the history of some facet of pharmacy practice or pharmacy education in the United States (including the Colonial period). Submissions from multiple authors will be accepted.

The Glenn Sonnedecker Prize consists of a monetary cash prize of $1,000 and commemorative plaque. If an awarded article has multiple authors, the monetary award will be divided among the authors.

Eligibility: Articles published in English in peer-reviewed journals and books between January 2015 and December 2015 will be eligible for consideration. Award winners will demonstrate originality of scholarship and clear contribution to the study of the history of pharmacy.

Submission of articles: Please submit a PDF copy of the published article by June 30, 2016 to Gregory J. Higby, Executive Director, American Institute of the History of Pharmacy ( Please write “Sonnedecker Prize” in the subject line of your email. Self-nominations are welcome.