Ira Greifer Award

This award recognizes individuals who exemplify IPNA’s mission and goals, have demonstrated local and/or national leadership to that end, and have made significant contributions to IPNA.

Award criteria

Mandatory criteria:

  • Active, Honorary or Emeritus  Member of IPNA
  • Active or Honorary Member of IPNA for at least 10 years and 55 years of age or older
  • Nomination by an IPNA member, IPNA Committee or IPNA Council
  • Currently not a member of IPNA Council

Criteria to be fulfilled:

  • Duration of IPNA membership
  • Nomination on the basis of his/her outstanding contributions in the field of Pediatric Nephrology with international impact. Scientific reports: Publications. Research activity               
  • Accomplishments consistent with IPNA’s  mission and goals
  • Outstanding service to IPNA through membership, participation to committees, participation in educational activities, presentations at IPNA Congresses, and/or service on the Council
  • International Awards in Pediatric Nephrology
  • Involvement in other local, regional or national nephrology, healthcare organization 
  • Contributions to the fields of Pediatric Nephrology that led to improvement in care of children with renal disease
  • International networking facilitating IPNA activities
  • Leadership & organization of research and care

Renée Habib Young Investigator Award

This award recognizes young investigators with an outstanding record of achievement and creativity in basic or patient-oriented research related to the functions and diseases of the pediatric kidney.

Award criteria

Mandatory criteria:

  • Active Member of IPNA
  • Less than 42 years of age

Criteria to be fulfilled:

  • Duration of IPNA membership
  • Scientific reports: Publications 
  • Lectures at International Congresses 
  • Awards in Pediatric Nephrology
  • Evidence of substantial independent research or  major collaborative  role in research  projects              
  • Potential leadership & organization of research and care

Life Time Achievement Award

This award recognizes individuals who have dedicated their life to the development and improvement of Pediatric Nephrology care in areas where there is a particular need and has obtained successful advancements.

Award criteria

  • Duration of IPNA membership
  • Accomplishments consistent with IPNA’s  mission and goals
  • Nomination on the basis of his/her outstanding  achievements for the development of Pediatric Nephrology
  • Involvement in other local, regional or national nephrology, healthcare organization 
  • Contributions to the fields of Pediatric Nephrology that led to improvement in care of children with renal disease

Educational Activity Award

This award recognizes individuals for their considerable educational contribution to IPNA.

Award criteria

  • Achievements in IPNA educational events
  • Achievements in educational events of the regional society
  • Achievements in educational events in own country
  • Publications with educational value

Other Awards

Honorary members

The following honorary members received an award in Iguaçu:

  • Robert Chevalier (USA)
  • Patrick Niaudet (France)
  • Otto Mehls (Germany)

Travel Scholarship and Trainee Research Awards

Travel Scolarship Awards and Trainee Research Awards will be available for the next congress.

Submission process

The nominations for 2018 Awards will be opened at the beginning of September. If you have any question, please contact IPNA Office at office [at] ipna-online.org