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George Urdang Medal AIHPOur Scientific Director Alain Touwaide has been awarded the prestigious George Urdang Medal by the American Institute of the  History of Pharmacy (AIHP) “for his remarkable achievement and for setting an exemplary standard for pharmacy historians and scholars worldwide.”  AIHP awards the George Urdang Medal biennially to recognize the lifetime achievements of a person who, over a sustained period, has made important scholarly contributions to the field of the history of pharmacy and pharmaceuticals.

From the official letter: "Your work exemplifies the scholarship the George Urdang Medal seeks to honor. Your publications address varied topics spanning many centuries and they exhibit great breadth and depth. In many ways, your long and productive career highlights and mirrors the humanistic aspirations for pharmacy history put forward 80 years ago by George Urdang, making you a worthy recipient of the George Urdang Medal.”

The George Urdang Medal will be formally presented to Alain Touwaide at the International Congress for the History of Pharmacy, which will be held in Belgrade, Serbia, in September 2024

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