Featured stories about SPH people, research and impact.
Ward Hinds, MD has been selected by the Alumni Advisory Board of the UW School of Public Health and Community Medicine to receive the School's 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award.
Dr. Hinds received his MPH from the School's Department of Epidemiology in 1975, and he recently retired as Health Officer of the Snohomish Health District, a post he held since 1986.
The Student Public Health Association (SPHA) is soliciting nominations for the School's annual awards for Outstanding Mentor, Outstanding Teacher, Outstanding TA, and Student Community Service. Use the Catalyst tools listed below to nominate your favorites by MAY 13, 2008.
Courtney Rees is a second-year student in the Health Services Research doctoral program. Recently she was named one of six 2008-09 Magnuson Scholars (one for each Health Sciences School). As an award recipient, she will receive $30,000 to support her studies and research.
The UW School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) and the Student Public Health Association (SPHA) are seeking nominations for the 2nd Annual "Service Award for Community Partners". Nominations are welcome from SPHCM faculty, staff, students, and alumni, and are due on April 4, 2008.
On February 26, Noah Seixas, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, gave the Winter Quarter Distinguished Faculty Lecture. His talk was titled "Occupational Exposure Assessment and the Evolution of Work Organization." If you missed it, look at the slides while listing to a podcast of the lecture. And read more about his work in the latest Spotlight on Research.
Norm Breslow, Professor of Biostatistics, has been named recipient of the 2008 Zelen Award from the Department of Biostatistics at Harvard University, the 2008 Greenberg Lecturer in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina, and winner of the 2008 Callaert Leadership Award in Biostatistical Education and Dissemination from Universiteit Hasselt, Belgium.