IAC International Cytotechnologist of the year 2014-2016
The International Cytotechnologist of the Year Award is given yearly to a Cytotechnologist of exceptional merit honouring a life long dedication to teaching, research and service in cytology. Recipients receive a gold medal and an honorarium.
The Award has been given since 1975 to 32 recipients from 14 countries.
List of former recipients
The 2014, 2015 and 2016 Awards were presented at the opening ceremony of the 19th International Congress of Cytology held in Yokohama, Japan, May 2016. Presenting the Awards was Prof. Shirley Greening, Chair of the International Awards Committee Jury.
|Cytotechnologist of the Year 2014
Jong Yull Kim, PMIAC
For his Outstanding Record of Cytology Teaching Excellence, Promotion of Professional Collaborations and Exemplary Service to the International Academy of Cytology
|Cytotechnologist of the Year 2015
Celestino F. Rodrigues Pereira, PMIAC
For his Leadership and Active Participation in Global Organizations Focusing on Gynecologic Cancer Detection and Cytology Education in Resource-Challenged Settings.
|Cytotechnologist of the Year 2016
Hitoshi Itoh, PhD, CFIAC
For his Exceptional Contributions to National and International Cytology Practice in the Areas of
Research, Education, and Professional Development.