This award is presented by BAPEN “For significant and consistent contribution to BAPEN over many years”

Recipients to date:

  • 1995 – John Lennard-Jones
  • 1998 – Ken Cottam
  • 1999 – David Silk
  • 1999 – Carolyn Wheatley
  • 2000 – Pat Howard
  • 2001 – Marinos Elia
  • 2003 – Vera Todorovic
  • 2005 – Christine Russell
  • 2005 – Lynne Colagiovanni
  • 2010 – Jeremy Powell-Tuck
  • 2011 – Ann Micklewright
  • 2012 – Professor Mike Stroud
  • 2015 – Pete Turner for his work as Chair of Programmes Committee; Nicki Simmonds for her work with both BAPEN Medical and BAPEN.

The John Lennard Jones Medal is the highest accolade that the Association can bestow. It is awarded only to individuals who have given significant and consistent contribution to BAPEN over many years. It relates specifically to BAPEN activities rather than the greater good of nutrition as a whole. It will often be awarded on retirement either from practice or from BAPEN. The award is the gift of Faculty, who will consider nominations from any of the membership.

The award will not necessarily be restricted to one per annum and will not necessarily be awarded if, in the opinion of the Faculty, no suitable candidate is proposed.  In order to avoid any suggestion of bias and conflict of interest, the decision of the Faculty, who act as an independent body, will be binding.

The medal will be publicly presented by a member of the Faculty at the Annual BAPEN meeting.

Applications should be 1 side of A4 from one proposer and one seconder who both must be full BAPEN members, giving reasons for the nomination and sent to the Chair of the Faculty (currently Barry Jones) by the end of August, for consideration and bestowal at the November conference. Self-nominations are not permitted.

The Chairman of the Faculty
Barry Jones


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