RPS Sponsored International Conference (Helen Liapis) Award
The award was established by Dr. Patrik Walker in Honor of Dr. Helen Liapis for her contributions to renal pathology. Dr. Patrick Walker donated the seed money on behalf of the Arkana Labs, at the time of Dr. Liapis’ retirement in 2016. RPS members are encouraged to contribute towards this award. The award was established to support attendance of trainee to RPS sponsored or endorsed international courses and meetings in any country, or to supplement the educational material assembly or associated infrastructure (i.e. scanning of glass slides, servers, microscope/computer rooms, etc.) for such meetings.
Each award will be in the amount of $500. Up to $1,000 annually can be awarded in a year. If there are no adequate candidates or opportunities, only one or no award will be granted in a given year. Under special circumstances, and with the BOD majority vote, a single $1000 award could be granted.
Announcement of this award can be sent to the RPS membership any time during a given year by the Chair of the Nomination & Award committee.
Unsolicited applications can be sent by email to the Chair of the Nomination & Award Committee, and should include:
Note: The Award should be mentioned at the RPS course/meeting and appear in the course/meeting final brochures.
Applicants can be
The RPS promotes excellence in diagnosis, fosters basic, clinical and translational research, encourages training and education in renal disease, sponsors US based and international conferences and symposia, and brings news and updates pertaining to renal pathology to its members around the world.
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