NSH Awards

NSH offers awards to its members in support of histotechnology as a means for recognizing achievements and encouraging future progress of the field.  Below is a list of NSH Awards.


Histotechnologist of the Year

This award honors an individual who best exemplifies the qualities of dedication, service, and involvement with the profession of histotechnology and NSH.

J.B. McCormick MD Award

This award honors an individual for outstanding and exceptional service to NSH.

Jules Elias Excellence in Immunohistochemistry Award

This award will be given to an individual who excels, promotes and educates in the discipline of IHC.

Leica Leadership in Teaching Award

aaThis award is to recognize an individual dedicated to sharing their knowledge of    aaahistotechnology with others. 

Biocare Medical Excellence in Patient Care Lab Award

This award will be presented to a histology laboratory that exhibits excellence in patient care. Efficient testing turnaround time, error free reporting, willingness to incorporate new techniques, dedication of laboratory staff and extraordinary levels of laboratory performance are qualities that the recipient of this award exhibits. 

Polysciences Ann Preece Award

This award is given to an individual who excels, promotes, and educates in the discipline of calcified/decalcified bone, other materials such as stents in vascular research or bioengineered constructs.

Rosemary and Donald Ostermeier Award

This award honors an individual who best exemplifies qualities of dedication and devotion to their patients, profession, co-workers, staff, and place of employment.