Billy H. Cooper Award in Medical Mycologybilly_cooper_portrait.png

  • This award is presented to an individual from the Americas for continuous outstanding achievement in clinical mycology.
  • The recommendation of a nominee by an active regular MMSA member must be made in writing and should consist of:
    • a description of the nominee contributions,
    • the reasons why these should be considered worthy of special recognition,
    • a brief biographical sketch of the nominee,
    • a list of publications,
    • and any other supporting documents considered relevant.
  • Nomination Rules:
    • The recommendation of a nominee must be supported by letters of seconding the nomination from other active members.
    • No more than 5 letters of recommendation, including the primary letter shall be submitted in support of a nominee.
    • Primary or secondary (letter writers) nominators can only nominate one candidate per award annually.
    • A nomination made for one award is not transferrable to another award committee. Re-nomination of a candidate for the subsequent year shall be conducted through a new nomination package.
    • The nomination may not be made posthumously except in the following condition. If the Committee has selected a recipient and if the recipient should be deceased thereafter the Award must be made posthumously.


Send nomination packages to Committee Chair:  Nathan Wiederhold

Nominations are due April 30, 2023!

Click here for a list of previous year's awardees.