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Gibbs Prize announcement best manuscript of 2005

        The Editorial Board of Women’s Health Issues is pleased to announce that the Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize for the best paper published in Women’s Health Issues in 2005 (Volume 15) has been awarded to JiWon R. Lee, MS, RD, MPH of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University; New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York.
        Her manuscript, “The Association Between Educational Level and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Fatality Among Women with Cardiovascular Disease,” was co-authored with Furcy Paultre, PhD, and Lori Mosca, MD, PhD, and published in Women’s Health Issues Volume 15, Issue 2 (March/April), pages 80–88.
        The Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize is awarded annually to recognize excellence in research on women’s health care or policy. Priority is given to manuscripts that report the results of original research and that improve understanding of an important women’s health issue. Members of the Editorial Board of Women’s Health Issues are not eligible. The prize includes a $1,000 award.
        The Editorial Board would like to note that there were many strong papers eligible for this award in 2005, and the decision was a difficult one. The authors are to be congratulated for their excellent contribution to women’s health research.
        Previous winners of the Gibbs Prize include:
        • Dawn M. Upchurch, PhD
        • Barbara A. Bartman, MD, MPH
        • Claire Murphy, MD
        • Usha Sambamaoorthi, PhD
        • Sandra K. Pope, PhD
        • Sarah Hudson Scholle, DrPH
        • Sherry L. Grace, PhD