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2019 Roger F. Sherwood Article of the Year Award Finalists Announced

2019 Roger F. Sherwood Article of the Year Award

Pharmaceutical Engineering® is delighted to announce the finalists for the 2019 Roger F. Sherwood Article of the Year Award. The articles were selected by the judges from 35 feature and technical articles published in PE during calendar year 2019 (Volume 39).

Announcement of the finalists for the 2019 award was delayed until this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The winner of the 2019 award will be announced shortly, and authors of the winning 2019 article will be recognized at the upcoming 2021 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo in Boston.

Separate announcements will be made soon about the finalists and winner of the 2020 award, and authors of the winning 2020 article will also be recognized at the Annual Meeting.

About the Award

ISPE’s Roger F. Sherwood Article of the Year award was established in 1993 to increase Pharmaceutical Engineering article submissions and improve the quality of those received. In the early years, judges rated each issue's technical articles against a set of six criteria, then selected an annual winner.

Almost three decades later, while recognizing the merit of the original intent, the award has been refreshed to showcase the best content in Pharmaceutical Engineering, increase industry recognition, highlight ISPE’s reputation as a global knowledge leader, and bolster magazine content quality.

Although various judges have taken part in assessing articles over the years, one constant remains: recognition of quality and excellence in content through identifying finalists and a single winning article for each publication year.

Pharmaceutical Engineering is proud to continue the tradition of recognizing the articles and authors who share their knowledge and research with ISPE members and the industry. Despite the delay in being able to announce the finalists for the 2019 award, we are so glad to be able to highlight and recognize these important contributions now.

Susan Sandler, Senior Director, Editorial

2019 Judging

A subcommittee of the Pharmaceutical Engineering Committee (PEC) served as judges for the 2019 award competition, reviewing articles and providing assessments on the following criteria: usefulness to ISPE readers; how the articles improve the knowledge of key topics; and clarity/ease of reading.

The PEC subcommittee was headed by Michelle Gonzalez. Thank you to Michelle and the PEC subcommittee for the work on the 2019 competition.

2019 Award Finalists

Congratulations to all finalists!

Seeking Future Finalists

Submissions to Pharmaceutical Engineering are always welcome, and published features and technical articles could become finalists for a future Article of the Year award!

For information about how to submit, go to Submit an Article.