Pressman-Burroughs Prize - University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon (Canada) - Deadline: Feb. 10, 2011

This award honors Jack D. Pressman, Ph.D., a distinguished historian of medicine and Associate Professor of the History of the Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco at the time of his early and unexpected death in June 1997. The award and stipend of $1,000 is given yearly for outstanding work in twentieth-century history of medicine or medical science, as demonstrated by the completion of the Ph.D. and a proposal to turn the dissertation into a publishable monograph.

The Ph.D. must have been completed and the degree granted within the last five years (i.e., 2006--20010). The application must include a curriculum vitae, the dissertation abstract, a one-page summary of th proposed book; a description (not exceeding two pages) of the work to be undertaken for publication; and two letters of support from faculty members knowledgeable about the applicant's dissertation.Electronic copies of materials are preferred.

The Award will be presented at the 2011 meeting of the Association. The application, including all supporting materials, must be postmarked (email preferred) by 10 February 2011 and addressed to the Chair of the Pressman--Burroughs Wellcome Committee,

Erika Dyck

Department of History

9 Campus Drive

University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon SK Canada S7N 5A5

More information may be obtained from the Committee Chair.