Sims-Woodhead Medal

The Sims-Woodhead Medal will be given in recognition of distinguished services to the Journal of Pathology.


  1. The Sims-Woodhead Medal was founded in 2006, the centenary year of the Pathological Society, in honour of the Founder and First Editor of the Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology.
  2. The object of the Sims-Woodhead Medal is to recognise those who have made an outstanding contribution to the Journal.
  3. The Sims-Woodhead Medal shall only be awarded on those occasions when a deserving recipient can be identified.
  4. Nominations will be made in the form of a 500 word citation to the Editor in Chief and may be made at any time.
  5. A notice soliciting nominations for the Sims-Woodhead Medal shall be placed in the Journal, and in communications from the Pathological Society.
  6. The award of the Sims-Woodhead Medal shall be made by the Journal of Pathology Editorial Committee.
  7. Its decision will be announced and the Medal awarded at the Society Dinner associated with a Scientific Meeting of the Society


Sims-Woodhead Awards

2010 Prof CS Herrington

2008 Mr J Theobald

2007 Prof PG Toner and Prof DH Wright



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