President's Shield

The President’s Shield is awarded by the current President of the Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine to mark an outstanding contribution to the Association.

Winners

Year

Recipient

Reason for award

2021 
 

Miss C J Taylor
and Mr M J Lester
 
For their outstanding contribution to the Association over many years
 

2020 
 

Dr E Bateman
and Dr R Shorten
 

For their leadership of the Immunology and Microbiology Professional Committees
 

2019 
 
Dr R L Wilmot
 
For development of the ACB equality, diversity and inclusion strategy
 
2018 
 
Dr G McCreanor
 
For her outstanding service as President of the ACB
 

2017 
 

Dr E J Lamb
 

Editor in Chief of Annals of Clinical Biochemistry
 

2016 
 

Mr G H Lester
 

For his leadership of the Federation of Clinical Scientists
 

2015 
 

To those who created and developed the Frontiers in Laboratory Medicine Meeting
 

2014 
 

Prof R A Sherwood
 

For his tireless contributions to Venture Publications
 

2013 
 

Mr B L Smith
 

For his 3 decades of service as Chief Negotiator for the FCS
 

2012 
 

Mr J W Kane
 

For service to the ACB as Chair of the Workforce Advisory Committee
 

2011 
 

Dr D M Cassidy
 

For service to the ACB as Chair & Director of the Education Committee
 

2010 
 

Dr G McCreanor
 

For work on gaining accreditation for the ACB to award Chartered Scientist status
 

2009 
 

Mrs K Heaney
 

Leadership of the ACB Trainees in 2008 National Pathology Week
 

2008 
 

Dr W S A Smellie
 

Leading the Best Laboratory Practice in Primary Care Project
 

2007 
 

Dr R J Flanagan
 

Development of Analytical Toxicology Training
 

2006 
 

Dr M J Toop
 

Establishment of the Clinical Practice Section
 

2005 
 

The Lab Tests Online-UK Team
 

Creation of the Lab Tests Online-UK website
 

2004 
 

Mr S P Halloran
 

Service to the ACB as editor of Annals of Clinical Biochemistry
 

2003 
 

Dr G V Groom
 

Setting up the ACB office at Tooley Street
 

2002 
 

Mrs P Nielsen
 

Organisation of Focus meetings
 

2001 
 

Prof C P Price
 

Clinical Scientist Registration
 

2000 
 

Dr D Burnett
 

Laboratory Accreditation
 

1999 
 

Dr G S Challand
 

Cases for comment
 

1998 
 

Mr A D Hirst
 

Workforce planning
 

1997 
 

Dr R G Jones
 

ACB Information Technology
 

1996 
 

Dr R J Spooner
 

XVI ICCC Bursary Fund
 

1995 
 

Dr G S Challand, Dr D J Newman,
Dr J M Wardell, Mr M J Hallworth,
Dr M A Myers, Dr S Khosrow-Shahiyan
 

Speaking out for Clinical Science Task Force
 

1994 
 

Miss J M Smith
 

Opportunity 2000 Task Force
 

1993 
 

Dr G H Beastall
 

European activities
 

1992 
 

Dr D B Freedman
 

Innovation in debate at Focus
 

1991 
 

Dr W D Mitchell & Dr G F Watt
 

Use of medical chemistry in diagnosis and followup of a rare clinical condition
 

1990 
 

Dr J D Berg
 

Service to the ACB as editor of ACB News